A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 27, 1982

"Missionaries know an Asia seldom seen by journalists," said Bangkok Bureau Chief David DeVoss after this week's cover story on Christian workers overseas had taken him into isolated areas of Borneo and northern Thailand. He witnessed a baptism in a water-buffalo wallow and followed a troupe of Thai students who perform the Nativity for peasants. Eugene Morse and his brother Robert, both missionaries, led DeVoss to a mountain village for a Thanksgiving feast of pork-fried cabbage. And on one cold evening DeVoss accompanied a missionary into a thatch-roofed house and heard him address...

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