Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - GoKunming Forum Sun, 23 Feb 2020 13:19:09 +0800 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by tommann https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=4#post-44311 So one of my students today said that another foreign teacher has been trying to get him to visit the teacher's home for "Bible study." This sort of irks me. Trying to convert Chinese… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:03:34 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=4#post-44311 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by yankee00 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44313 I've met Protestant ones who approached me and they didn't force it on me at all. They simply asked to see if there was a possibility, and never talked about it again. The kind of… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:30:55 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44313 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by tommann https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44314 yankee, I guess my problem is that they are deceptive: they pretend to be interested in teaching English, but they subtly work the Bible into their lessons, and end up trying to convert all their… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:39:17 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44314 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by yankee00 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44316 Weren't foreign students a lot more deceptive? They enrolled as students and then illegally earned tutoring money.… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:58:03 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44316 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by bluppfisk https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44317 It's no more harmful to foreigners' image than rowdy drinking at sal's, pissing in DJ booths at Kundu or shouting abuse at Chinese.… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:59:58 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44317 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by Silvio DaVinci https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44318 LOL, that's funny you mention foreign students.
There was something in the news in the USA and Europe a couple years ago about a ton of corporate espionage and much more happening. They claimed, and…
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:05:14 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44318
Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by tommann https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44319 yankee, yes, that is also deceptive. I am focusing on missionaries in this thread, but yes, I agree with you.… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:11:02 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44319 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by tommann https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44320 bluppfisk, I wholeheartedly agree. However, I wanted to specifically discuss missionary work in this thread.… Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:11:48 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44320 Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by Magnifico https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44321 many of them give free english corners and then chinese kids wonder why not everyone else is so generous with their time. obviously totally oblivious to the proverb "there's no free lunch."

I just…
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:18:26 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44321
Do "missionaries" hurt the rest of the foreigners? - Post by Silvio DaVinci https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44322 About missionaries:
Of course if one is religious it may pop up in a conversation or if teaching subjects like sociology, American studies, History, Religion, Politics and Public Policy.
I think there is a thin…
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:29:34 +0800 https://www.gokunming.com/en/forums/thread/9021/do-missionaries-hurt-the-rest-of-the-foreigners?page=3#post-44322