“They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark… but Paul chose Silas…” (Acts 15:39a, 40a NIV). “If you forgive anyone… I also have forgiven in the sight of Christ for your sake, in order that Satan may not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes” (2 Corinthians 2:10-11 NIV).
David Livingstone headed north into unexplored African territories, in part, because of his disgust at the silly squabbles between missionaries north and south of the Orange River. Yet, as he fled the petty arguments of missionaries in the south, he stumbled over his own trivial dispute with a missionary shipmate before they even arrived at Cape Town. More