You Don't Want This To Be You!
Motivation! Why do I want to exercise some level of expertise when observing and learning about a new culture? My motives may be really strong and pure. I want to be a loving and effective messenger of the the Gospel of salvation and life in Jesus Christ. I know that I need to understand and function well in my host culture where I minister. But what if my methodology for becoming competent in the culture has some flaws?
You don't want to end up like the man in this 6-minute humorous
story told by Andy Griffith in 1953.
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