The "Counting On" stars Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are currently in the news after Jill gave birth via C-Section on July 8. Aside from the bubbly bundle, they are currently a hot topic among fans and detractors alike. The couple is reportedly not qualified to do missionary work that they have been doing even before their eldest son was born.

Jill and husband Derick failed to pass the requirements for missionary work

According to the Hollywood Gossip, the couple's application for missionary license was not approved. But, despite the fact that they were not recognized as official missionaries of the International Mission Board, they continued serving the people of El Salvador.

They were also rejected by the Southern Baptist Church.

The reason behind the rejection was the lack of at least 12 college credit hours spent studying New Testament Survey, Old Testament Survey, biblical or systematic theology and elective courses in general ministry. Derick is an Accounting undergraduate while Jill did not pursue any college education.

With or without funding, the couple continued their Mission Work. Earlier in their ministry, they were accused of asking money from fans to sustain their work. Charitable organizations and some individuals suggest that the money should have been sent directly to the needy and not to pass in the hands of the Duggars.

The well-meaning couple Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard has been beset with many controversies – the way they feed Israel, Jill exposed in Zika virus-infested location, endangering Jill’s pregnancy, unemployment, solicitations from fans among others.

The 'Counting On' couple weathers all hardships in the mission field

In fairness to the couple, despite dangers and hardships, they continued helping the less fortunate people of El Salvador. It seems unfair to accuse them of making their fans milking cows to support their mission work. For the Christians, they contribute with money or any material things to help those going on missions as they settle to a new place.

Giving is a way of life for those who profess to be followers of Christ.

Jill and Derick are remarkable and selfless people. Footages of their lives in the mission field shown in "Counting On" are proofs of how they sacrifice for others. TLC has been accused of financing the mission work of the couple for the show.

Meanwhile, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard welcomed their second son Samuel Scott Dillard on July 8 as reported by the Inquisitr. Jill labored long hours before she was taken into the operating room. With two young boys to take care, the couple will have their hands full and mission work on the side will be too much of a sacrifice for the couple. But knowing how committed they are to the welfare of the unsaved, it is not a far reality that soon they will be on their way to El Salvador again.

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