HIV and the Church

// HIV&AIDS Blog

There is a growing gap in access to healthcare in developing countries around the world. In the effort to end AIDS this is a significant obstacle that must be addressed. But how, when there aren’t enough trained healthcare professionals available to meet the need? ...
This past week was the adventure of a lifetime. I was in Washington D.C. with my friends Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church, along with several other pastors including, Pete Wilson (Crosspoint Church, Nashville, TN) , Naeem Fazal (Mosaic Church in Charlotte, NC), and Johnnie Moore (VP Liberty Univ.). We were at the 2012 International AIDS Conference as guest and pastors that Rick and Kay Warren mentor. So much happened. My emotions range from hopeful to deep sadness....
It was history’s great abolitionist, William Wilberforce, who once said, “you may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.” Those words somehow mean more to me tonight than they did just one week ago when I arrived at the International AIDS Conference....
Kay shares the highlights of Saddleback Church at AIDS 2012...
The Saddleback Church HIV&AIDS Initiative in action at AIDS 2012...
Kay Warren speaks on the role of the church in ending the AIDS crisis....
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. ...