I’m not the sensitive emotional type. I never cry at weddings. I hate romantic comedies. I think that pictures of babies in flower pots should be considered cruelty. I don’t save souvenirs, birthday cards, or mementos. As I pack up to leave the field, I’m experiencing this strange sensation- emotion. Everything I do is taking… Continue reading The Only Thing Harder Than Arriving? Leaving.
After reading Dr. Yarnell’s paper entitled Shall We “Build Bridges” or “Pull Down Strongholds”?, I was moved to respond. I won’t pretend to be a peer of Dr. Yarnell’s; he is certainly smarter and wiser than I. Nevertheless, I believe his paper demonstrates a general lack of understanding of the missionary reality. I don’t think… Continue reading In Response to Dr. Malcolm Yarnell’s Shall We “Build Bridges” or “Pull Down Strongholds”?