Richard G. and Anne C. Greene - Page 13

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               A:   [The missions manual] is a guide.  You know, if                   
                    Reverend Greene needs to know what he should do in                
                    a certain situation that might relate to a move on                
                    the field, or how he can best accomplish some part                
                    of his ministry, a good place for him to go is to                 
                    the missions manual or ask another missionary on                  
                    the field, but essentially, it is a guide and a                   
                    broad set of parameters as to how the cooperative                 
                    relationship should work.                                         
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               Q:   Are the provisions of this manual enforceable                     
                    against a DFM missionary?                                         
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               A:        Well, the provisions of the manual relate to                 
                    the activities of missionaries.  Most of those are                
                    suggestions, anyway, and we don't even intend to                  
                    enforce them.                                                     
                         Some of the provisions in the manual define                  
                    the cooperative relationship between the                          
                    missionary and the Division of Foreign Missions,                  
                    and if that missionary chooses to be uncooperative                
                    and to do things that are harmful or detract from                 
                    the work, then the manual spells out our                          
                    prerogative to disassociate ourselves from that                   
                    missionary, and we no longer have an obligation to                
                    process his finances or to cooperate with him if                  
                    he won't cooperate with us.                                       
               Mr. Burgess' testimony, which we accept, also revealed: (1)            
          Many persons in top management positions of DFM have not read the           
          missions manual, and (2) the DFM considered missionaries to be              
          independent contractors, not employees.                                     
               The missions manual states that the DFM does not consider              
          their relationship with missionaries to be one of employer and              

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