motives

Cigarettes, Multiple Wives, and Loving Jesus

by Angie Washington on March 4, 2014

Bridge

Imagine a man native to the region where you live. He gets Jesus. Grows. Starts a church. It flourishes. The dozens become hundreds. Your little missionary heart bursts with pride to see this man so successful. The church secretary and the volunteers overlook his hot temper and his prejudice towards people of a certain skin […]

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Avoiding a Messiah Complex (with a Giveaway!)

by Chris Lautsbaugh on February 6, 2013

Do I have your attention? (if not, keep reading…there will be a giveaway later on!) Do you really think missionaries view themselves as a Messiah to the people they reach? No, but this complex starts with a small thought, attitude, or even temptation. That temptation is rooted in arrogance. What!? Missionaries being arrogant? Aren’t the words […]

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