As I was reflecting this week on how the old time missionaries went about

their work in different cultures there was plenty to critique – plenty that

we would do differently today.

And yet there are people alive now who still give thanks to God for the work

of those people.

I imagine some future generation will one day read about the missional

leaders of the 20/21st Century and wonder in disbelief at how we could be so

foolish or na?ve, yet the simply reality is that we do the best with what we

know and what we have. That is all we can do.

As I write this I am reminded that God works thru all Christians – even

those I might find loopy or offensive.

I don’t know why he does…

Grace is big I guess

I reckon Paul would say ‘if God can work thru me he can work thru


Some days I find that hard to swallow…

2 thoughts on “Grace

  1. We stand on the bent shoulders of those who have been before us. Something like this was quoted by Wilf Douglas about the old missionaries. He said be slow to criticise because we are stepping out from their experience.

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