Religion: What Makes a Missionary

What makes a missionary? What is the drive that sends men into deserts and jungles to face fever and frostbite, indifference and hostility? When so many nearer to home need converting, why should five young Americans die in a hail of spears in an Ecuadorian jungle trying to bring the Gospel to a tiny tribe of Indians whose language was almost unknown, whose cultural level was close to zero, and who killed every stranger on sight?

One of the famous five who were killed by the Auca Indians in Ecuador on Jan. 8, 1956...

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