Dr. Bradley (not a real person) never finished unpacking. Within a day of his arrival as a missionary in Bangladesh, poor, sick villagers began to line up at his door. He was the most competent physician within miles, charged nothing for his services, and treated his patients as if they mattered.
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This article is a response to the EMQ article “Boarding School Staff: How to Get the Best,” by Glenn Taylor and David Pollock, January 1995.
In “The right stuff for boarding school staff” (October), psychologist David Wickstrom concluded, “It is time to recognize the vital role of missionary boarding schools and to staff them with the best staff possible.” The logical question is, How do mission agencies select “the best staff possible”?
An exploration of some of the partnerships that already exist between churches inside and outside China, and an examination of how partnership between China and the West can be further intensified.
This article is in response to the EMQ article "Why I Don't Pray for China to Open," by Ralph Covell, January 1995.
Now that Eastern Europe is being flooded with American missionaries, the expectation is that China will be the next country to open. China is top priority on my daily prayer agenda, but I do not pray for her to open.
Like a catastrophic earthquake, tiny Rwanda has shaken the world missions community to its roots.
Reading current missions literature, you might get the idea that Asian, African, and Latin American missionaries have blown past their Western counterparts like an Indy car in a race with an Amish horse and buggy.
This article is a response to the EMQ article “Post-missionary Asia: One Size Doesn’t Fit All,” by Roger Hedlund, January 1995.
Throughout much of Asia, where the world’s least evangelized peoples dwell, the foreign missionary era has for all practical purposes ended. This is cause for our concern, reflection, and response.