Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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Correct Stroppy, yes it happened, I don't understand your point?
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thePeck wrote:Correct Stroppy, yes it happened, I don't understand your point?
My post was ambiguous, I edited it.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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Joker Poker wrote:It just gets really tedious at times.
It do indeed.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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StroppyChops wrote:
thePeck wrote:Correct Stroppy, yes it happened, I don't understand your point?
My post was ambiguous, I edited it.
lol ok I didn't think you were mentioning that. I'm dense today it seems.

If I ever see them I'm proudly proclaim I'm an apostate and they are to bugger off. They are a cult, no way around that. I have sympathy for the Khmer converted by them.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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thePeck wrote:
Joker Poker wrote:Nearly every Khmer shop I go into has at least some Buddhist shrine in it but I never feel offended because they don't tell me their beliefs. In fact I'm glad they don't.

I've never understood this obsession with Christian bashing, it seems to come from people who I'm sure would tell you that their philosophy is to live and let live.
The sins of the few over shadow the (silent)majority.

There was a report a couple years ago about christian missionaries, I don't know denomination, using tactics either on purpose or not saying that Pol Pot was a consequence of not following the Christian religion. And that a similar tragedy would happen if they didn't convert.

Sharing their belief will inevitably talk about hell and saving their immortal soul, again going back to fear mongering among people that may be poorly educated.

I grew up a Jehovahs Witness and dread the day if, unless it already happened, that they come tramping into this country.
The JW have a long time presence in Battambang.
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Digg3r wrote: The JW have a long time presence in Battambang.
JDubs... well Battambang is off my list of places to go in Cambodia then. i don't think anyone of them is on this forum and if they are I don't care. The governing body has advised against on-line forums because they are too worldly and could corrupt them. Unless their "New Light" has changed that.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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thePeck wrote:
Digg3r wrote: The JW have a long time presence in Battambang.
JDubs... well Battambang is off my list of places to go in Cambodia then. i don't think anyone of them is on this forum and if they are I don't care. The governing body has advised against on-line forums because they are too worldly and could corrupt them. Unless their "New Light" has changed that.
Convenient, really.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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Joker Poker wrote:Fair enough giblet, I wasn't actually referring to you, there are a few really vocal bashers that I won't bother to mention. It just gets really tedious at times.
The door-knockers also get tedious at times.

There are two sides to the story.

Let them think what they want.

I don't want it forced down my throat.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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vladimir wrote:
Joker Poker wrote:Fair enough giblet, I wasn't actually referring to you, there are a few really vocal bashers that I won't bother to mention. It just gets really tedious at times.
The door-knockers also get tedious at times.

There are two sides to the story.

Let them think what they want.

I don't want it forced down my throat.
You must be a hansum man, I've not had any door-knockers in 3.5 years, knockers - that's another story...

I can't imagine anyone forcing it down your throat, I'm sure you'd submit them with a few well aimed puns.
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Re: Why are there so many missionaries in Battambang?

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Sadly the door knockers only come to us once per property. We seem to get black listed after that.
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