God Embraces vs 2

Views:
 
Category: Entertainment
     
 

Presentation Description

No description available.

Comments

Presentation Transcript

Slide1: 


Slide2: 

Through the Christian Reformed Church… …and you!

Slide3: 

God embraces people living with HIV/AIDS

Slide4: 


Slide5: 


Slide6: 


Slide7: 


Slide8: 

so should God’s people.

Slide9: 


Slide10: 


Slide11: 

With local church partners in communities around the world

Slide12: 


Slide13: 


Slide14: 


Slide15: 


Slide16: 


Slide17: 


Slide18: 


Slide19: 


Slide20: 


Slide21: 


Slide22: 

'Learn to do good. Work for justice. Help the down-and-out. Stand up for the homeless. Go to bat for the defenseless.' – Isaiah 1:17, The Message

Slide23: 

Don’t be immobilized by AIDS

Slide24: 

You CAN do something about it.

Slide25: 

Because our God

Slide26: 

is greater than AIDS.

Slide27: 

PRAY

Slide28: 

for hope, food, love, medicine and peace for persons living with HIV/AIDS that the Canadian government commit 0.7% of GNI to international aid by 2015 to be used by God in the fight against AIDS for the stigma against persons with HIV/AIDS to be broken down for greater awareness about the disease, so that fewer and fewer might be infected God bless these words, that they might stir your people to action

Slide29: 

'We don’t have to guess what’s on God’s mind here. It bewilders me that anyone can call themselves followers of Christ and not see that AIDS is the leprosy spoken about in the New Testament. God is at work here.' –Bono, lead singer of U2 and global advocate to end HIV/AIDS in Africa

Slide30: 

GIVE

Slide31: 


Slide32: 


Slide33: 


Slide34: 

'Africa has great sophistication in its ability to deal with the myriad of issues connected to AIDS. It's not a lack of knowledge on their part — it is a lack of resources.' – Stephen Lewis, former special envoy to the UN for HIV/AIDS in Africa

Slide35: 

SPEAK UP

Slide36: 


Slide37: 


Slide38: 

'Silence is not an option. Nor is inaction. Injustice and suffering demand our advocacy in a world that desperately needs people of faith creatively working together for change.' - Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance

Slide39: 

KNOW MORE

Slide40: 

ASSUME LESS

Slide41: 

'My experience is that there's corruption everywhere: in the U.S., in Europe, in Asia, and in Africa… But what happens is that everyone's wringing their hands about corruption without trying to solve practical problems…

Slide42: 

And right now, we're not even helping the well-governed places, the places where we are capable of finding absolutely practical and effective approaches to turning help into real success on the ground.' - Jeffrey Sachs, world’s leading economist and author of The End of Poverty

Slide43: 

TAKE RESPONSIBILITY

Slide44: 


Slide45: 


Slide46: 


Slide47: 

KEEP THE PROMISE

Slide48: 

And embrace those with HIV/AIDS as God has embraced you.

Slide49: 

'We must not continue to be debating, to be arguing when people are dying.' - Nelson Mandela

Slide50: 


Slide51: 

Copyright 2006 – The Christian Reformed Church in North America w w w . c r c n a . o r g

authorStream Live Help