HIV and the Church

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    What he learned, and I was reminded, over the next few minutes is that Cryptosporidium – Crypto, for short - is often a waterborne, microscopic, hard to kill parasite that anyone can get. It lodges in the small intestine and, in most healthy humans, causes diarrhea and other symptoms (like those mentioned in the previous paragraph) for a few days. Then, it is relatively quickly cleared with only a slight possibility of recurrence. However, cryptosporidium can be extremely dangerous to people in special circumstances....
    The HIV&AIDS community has been using “Getting to Zero” for the past two years to communicate its goals of: • Zero new HIV infections; • Zero AIDS-related deaths; • Zero mother-to-child transmission of HIV; and… • Zero stigma and discrimination....
    December 1st, 2013, represented the 25th celebration of World AIDS Day, an event recognized worldwide and dedicated to raising awareness for those living with HIV&AIDS. Each year, Saddleback Church members come together on World AIDS Day to raise awareness, support those living with HIV and remember those who have lost their lives to AIDS....
    Did you know that orphanages are damaging to children? Research shows growing up in an institution harms children emotionally, physically and developmentally. Children need the love of a family to survive and thrive....


     
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    Watch the journey of three pastors as they joined together to participate in their first International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. This documentary follows them as they learn more about HIV&AIDS and how their churches can take part in helping end AIDS.  Watch the documentary HERE