43 minutes | Nov 29th 2020

Has the White Savior Complex Infected Evangelical Missions?

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The story of American missionary Renee Bach made waves last year when she was implicated in the deaths of more than 100 Ugandan children. But does her complex situation serve as a mirror for us—and for modern evangelical missions in general? This week, Scott and Alex address whether or not Western missions is dominated by the “white savior” mindset and how pastors can send and train better to prevent stories like this from happening.

Read Darren Carlson’s article, “The White Savior Complex in Missions?” on The Gospel Coalition.

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The Missions Podcast is powered by ABWE International and the Global Gospel Fund. This episode is also sponsored by Radius InternationalCROSS ConferenceFusion, and Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention.

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