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Sunday, 7 September 2014

Good Evening

Thought I'd take the time to write a little more...

I had posed a question on the previous blog and I've received some feedback, some of which I'd like to share with you all.

Below is a quote taken from a course called Perspectives (awesome course, I've taken it and would really recommend it)...this quote was given as one persons feedback to my previous blog...Take a read

Ourselves as Servants – Latin American Workers in the Middle East by Andres and Angelica Guzman
... This entire movement toward the Lord Jesus happened while we were very busy doing our best to provide high quality relief and development work. We gave no enticement for religious conversation like distributing Bibles or Christian literature with our medical supplies or blankets, or showing the Jesus Film after performing surgery. We served everybody in the same way, motivated by the love of our Lord Jesus toward them and following his example of feeding, healing and blessing everyone regardless of whether they would follow him. Motivated by love instead of by strategy, we were not concerned that people might change their religious faith because they hoped for benefits for themselves or their families. As a result, we were free of the problem that has developed in other contexts in which so-called “rice Christians” convert to the religious faith of their benefactors, hoping to attain increased benefits from them ...”

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