NEWS STORY: Looking for Kinder, Gentler Missionary Language


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c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Target. Crusade. Conquer. Words like these have been used not only by the military, but by missionaries. Now, a group of mission leaders and scholars has issued a ground-breaking statement asking colleagues to look for gentler metaphors to reflect their desire to convert others to their faith. “`Warfare’ metaphors […]

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