(RNS) — Supporters and critics of the late John Allen Chau disagree about his missionary methods. But they also disagree about the message that motivated him.
(RNS) — John Allen Chau’s death has captured international attention. It also has sparked conversations within Christian circles about how Christians approach mission work.
(RNS) — We can take a quick look at the history of America and see why a people group would oppose outsiders who come in the name of Jesus. Missionaries and colonizers often worked hand in hand, leading to genocide, colonization and assimilation done in the name of Jesus.
(RNS) — The death of John Allen Chau is a reminder that missionary work is a dangerous endeavor, where good intentions can easily go bad.