Now, consider this:
“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink …” –Matthew 25:35-36
As Christians, what responsibility do we have to care for the world’s poor?
And, lastly, this:
“For I was hungry, while you had all you needed. I was thirsty, but you drank bottled water.”
The following is an excerpt from Rich Stearns’ latest article on the Huffington Post, “Reflections on the Horn of Africa Drought: Jesus, Stalin and Casey Anthony”:
“I fear that for many Americans — Christians and people of other faiths or no faith — will devote little time or attention, let alone resources, to the people suffering in the Horn of Africa. Rather they are preoccupied with ‘First World problems’…
Read the full article on HuffingtonPost.com.
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