There are many advantages to home education that many missionaries overlook.
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“Good morning, Auntie. We’ve come to dress you up. And please, won’t you have your husband take a picture?” Four Oriental-looking young women stood at the door of the old British bungalow.
It’s postmortem time – the time every three years when, after an Urbana missionary convention, we look around and wonder when we are going to see a groundswell of young missionary candidates applying for service overseas.
Two years ago I asked a group of twenty-seven Chinese graduate students to specify three obstacles that had prevented them from becoming Christians, and to identify three reasons that prevented their fathers from becoming Christians.
The “missionary dropout” syndrome has been around for many years and has been used to “cover a multitude of sins.”
When the Overseas Missionary Fellowship came to the Philippines in 1951 to help meet hitherto “unmet needs” one of those needs was the production and distribution of Christian literature.