Let me recant the parable of Sadhu Sing, a Hindu convert to Christianity, who became a missionary to India. Late one afternoon, Sadhu and a monk were traveling on foot through the Himalayas.

It was bitter cold, and night was approaching. The monk warned Sadhu that they were in danger of freezing to death if they did not reach the monastery before darkness fell.

Just as they entered a narrow path above a steep precipice, they heard a cry for help. Down the cliff lay a man, who had fallen and hurt himself badly.

The monk looked at Sadhu and said, “Do not stop. God has brought this man to hi...