Quantcast
Connect with us

‘Colonizing in the name of Jesus’: Missionary leader blasted for converting indigenous people to Christianity

Published

on

Brooks Buser (Screen Grab)

Brooks Buser, the president of the Christian ministry training organization Radius International is under fire after bragging about converting people in Papua New Guinea to Christianity – especially during a pandemic.

“Tomorrow night, deep in the mountains of Papua New Guinea, after 5 months of teaching that started in Genesis 1:1, the gospel will be presented to the Amdu people for the first time in their known history,” Buser tweeted. “Please be praying for the missionary team.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Based in Arizona, Radius International doesn’t call it “converting.”

Instead, they call converting indigenous people in lands on the other side of the planet “the great commission,” and “cross-cultural church planting.”

Here’s what they say they do:

“Radius International is committed to assisting the evangelical church and missions community by providing pre-field missionary training that will equip cross-cultural workers to achieve their objective of partnering with Jesus Christ to establish healthy, indigenous, reproducing churches among unreached people groups.”

Let’s look st that again: “cross-cultural workers,” “partnering with Jesus Christ,” “reproducing churches,” “unreached people groups.”

ADVERTISEMENT

He later tweeted their “success”:

ADVERTISEMENT

On social media many are furious.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 

 


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

‘Sweep that weasel out’: Cory Gardner triggers outrage by supporting Supreme Court power grab

Published

on

On Monday, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), one of the most vulnerable Republicans up for re-election in the Senate, made clear he will support President Donald Trump filling the Supreme Court vacancy.

His announcement triggered immediate outrage on social media.

Cory Gardner effectively just conceded his election. https://t.co/hOvzXsp9bc

— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) September 21, 2020

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Democrats reveal huge fundraising hauls in Senate races after RBG’s death

Published

on

Small donor contributions to Democratic Senate campaigns have skyrocketed after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

"From Alaska to Maine to the Carolinas, Democratic strategists working on Senate campaigns described a spontaneous outpouring of donations the likes of which they had never seen, allowing Democrats the financial freedom to broaden the map of pickup opportunities, or press their financial advantage in top battlegrounds already saturated with advertising," The New York Times reported Monday.

Continue Reading
 

2020 Election

Bank account used for Trump’s hush money payments got cash linked to Russian oligarch: Andrew Weissmann

Published

on

The latest bombshell book on the Trump administration reveals new details on the special counsel investigation into the president's relationship with Moscow.

"The team led by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, failed to do everything it could to determine what happened in the 2016 election, shying away from steps like subpoenaing President Trump and scrutinizing his finances out of fear he would fire them, one of Mr. Mueller’s top lieutenants argued in the first insider account of the inquiry," The New York Times reported Monday.

Continue Reading
 
 
Democracy is in peril. Invest in progressive news. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free. LEARN MORE