Will Your Church Take A Stand?

Will Your Church Take A Stand?

Will your church welcome those with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) and their families with love and acceptance? The Christian response to a person with HIV/AIDS must be compassionate, helpful, and redemptive. Jesus, as...
Will Your Church Take A Stand?

Seven Steps To A Support Group

Here is where you start. We have found that there are seven basic ingredients to building a strong and effective ministry of support and encouragement: 1. A Burden Most people want someone else to start a Support Group. They feel inadequate and unqualified. But what...
Will Your Church Take A Stand?

Ministering To A Friend With AIDS

When someone you know finds out that they are HIV+ or have AIDS, you may feel inadequate to help. But at this crisis moment of their lives, they need you more than ever! Here are some suggested guidelines on how to be a friend and an encouragement: Stop-by for a...
Will Your Church Take A Stand?

Death & Dying: The Difference

Dying is not a “welcome” stranger! Often it catches us off-guard. And too often, we are not prepared! When I was 10 years old my mother died very suddenly of a brain tumor. She went to the hospital with severe headaches and three days later she died. It...
Will Your Church Take A Stand?

A Medical View

What is AIDS?AIDS is the last stage of a long-lasting disease that diminishes the body’s ability to fight-off infections. This disease is caused by infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV progressively destroys the immune system of the body. This...