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Meet Fletcher Matandika – Missionary to the West

Nov. 19, 2013By: Darren CarlsonAuthor Bio

The West is considered by many Christians to be the place where missionaries are sent, but have you ever considered the West a place where missionaries are received?  Fletcher was sent from Malawi to help revive The New Westminster Church in New Westminster, BC – Canada.  He is one of the many non-Western missionaries being sent to us.

Take some time to read his article that was published in Modern Reformation entitled, “Contending for the Faith in America: An Open Letter to North American Churches. 

Here is a taste:

The kind of Christianity that is being exported to the rest of the world (particularly the developing world) from America is incredibly harmful.  As a Malawian Christian, I am concerned about the negative influences the American Church in my home country at different levels, not the least of all theologically.

Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International.  As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter

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