God's heart is for the missions, whether globally or locally. His heart is for lost souls and for sons and daughters who have strayed far away from Him. His great plan of salvation is accomplished by sending His Son Jesus to earth on a mission, spending the last 3 1/2 years of His adult life in public ministry for the Kingdom of God, before He went back to the Father. Even though Jesus has fulfilled His mission on earth, the work is still not done yet. His plan is for us to continue this great plan of redemption till He comes. Jesus has done His part. What about us? The Great Commission is a commandment to be fulfilled and not an option to be considered.