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Why I'm currently uneasy about certain forms of mission

May 2007

Why I'm currently uneasy about certain forms of mission:

“She had been a prostitute, but because I needed a pedicure, she is now able to fulfill her true potential”

(Taken from The Gospel of Supply Side Jesus.)

This is not to criticise the likes of Freeset (I've worked with them, and they're amazing people doing some great work), but I'm just not entirely sure about their approach in the broader sense.

Nato commented:

So, in the 'give a man a fish', 'teach a man to fish' paradigm, what are you going to do to the man?