Living in Romania, this article really got me thinking: When Should an Overseas Missionary Pay a Bribe? Four views are presented as an answer to the question stated in the title, and Christianity Today offers their readers a start to an answer, yet far from a definite one. Readers, enjoy and try to come up with an answer yourselves.
And the article:
Christianity Today: Widespread corruption presents ethical dilemma for outreach. Four views.
The word “bribe” is ugly, with bad built into its definition. For many, bribes are synonymous with dishonesty, deceit, and corruption. But are all gifts that are meant to curry special favor actually immoral?…Read the whole article on the CT web site using the link above.
If you’ve got some interesting insight, feel free to comment,