1. Follow God’s leading;
2. Begin on a small scale;
3. Put money in second place because money follows ministry; let prayer, study, and mutual converse precede its collection;
4. Success depends on sending out people of the highest calibre;
5. Depend wholly upon the Spirit of God.
Iain Murray says he found this in History of the C.M.S. by Eugene Stock, Vol 1. p 67.