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Do you see all the people sinking down, don't you care? are you gonna let them drown?

Bono on the crisis in Africa and the North American Evangelical church’s (of which FGCC is one) response

“I mean, what is going on with the churches? It is incredible. I tell these evangelicals in the United States there are 2,300 verses of scripture about the poor. It’s the central message outside of personal redemption, the idea of dealing with the poor. And I’m asking them, where are they? Where are they on this? On a recent poll of evangelical churches, only six per cent said they wanted to do something about AIDS. It is unbelievable, the leprosy of our time if you like. ” – from the cbc.ca site