Note, the following are notes from my rewatch, and as such, might contain spoilers for the entirety of the first season! Not fit for reading as you watch the episodes for the first time.
Right, saving people in order to convert them, and he does sound like a religious convert, or of a marketing scheme.
“Have faith and wait.” Waiting passively for someone else to act. Then again, their options are limited.
“Galax won’t abandon us!” as if speaking of a god, or a dear friend.