Missionary aid: “the kindest oppression”

“All I ever wanted was for someone to say thanks…
All I ever wanted was to love on my terms, in a way that elevated me above my neighbor, distinguished me as good and holy, receiving accolades in a most humble way. All I ever wanted was to oppress people, in the kindest way possible.”

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DL MayfieldAssimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith (HarperOne, 2016), 167.

 

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