If you reckon you got what it takes to drive a ten second car, then apply right here. Whoever said that being a missionary had to be dull! And if you don’t fancy the idea of being some strange dude’s dinner, but wouldn’t mind kicking it over after smashing into a brick wall at breakneck speeds, then the mission-field of street racing might just be for you. There is one catch though; You gotta love Jesus.
When I was younger there was this Rolux Magnum advert on TV promoting the latest lawn mower, where two bands of people were mowing through the tall grasses of Africa when they stumble across each other. The one comments to the other “Dr Livingstone I presume!” And that has always stuck with me as the classic example of a missionary; some white guy sweating it out in some foreign country. And he wasn’t even one of them that got eaten. But that’s the image that I had.
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