HIV and the Church

// HIV&AIDS Blog

AIDS 2012 conference getting started....
I am posting this blog as I reflect on where we’ve been, what’s happening now and what the future holds in the fight against HIV&AIDS....
HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus – and I think that as Christians, we have struggled with the “human” part of it. Seeing those suffering from this as fellow human beings, in need of love and support like anyone else. ...
I refuse to stand by the sidelines and watch as…individuals die to this devastating disease....
The church has the largest distribution network on the planet. There are more churches in the world than all the Wal-Marts, McDonald’s and Starbucks combined. The church was global 200 years before anyone else thought of globalization. We could take you to thousands of villages around the world where the only institution to speak of is a church....
As a Christ-follower and pastor, I’m joining Rick and Kay Warren at the 2012 International AIDS Conference, first, because I want to learn how to make a difference....
As I went into the back room to get my finger pricked, I began to worry about whether I would test positive. What would my wife think? What would my church think? Would I lose my job? ...
Every member of an American church or faith community has a role to play in child survival....
With billions of members distributed in nearly every community in the world, this network of congregations is a sleeping giant waiting to be mobilized....