Writing for the Times of London, self-professed atheist Matthew Parris argues that, "Missionaries, not aid money, are the solution to
Now a confirmed atheist, I've become convinced of the enormous contribution that Christian evangelism makes in
I used to avoid this truth by applauding--as you can--the practical work of mission churches in
But this doesn't fit the facts. Faith does more than support the missionary; it is also transferred to his flock. This is the effect that matters so immensely, and which I cannot help observing.
Isn't it amazing how one can see so clearly and yet remain blind? I'm praying that Parris may soon come to "see the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ" (2 Cor. 4:6).
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