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AIDS. Africa. Sickness. Read these words and what comes into your mind? Death? Destruction? Hopelessness? Definitely not my problem? Well, Adrian and Bridget Plass went to Zambia and found out for themselves that the West's image of the...
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AIDS. Africa. Sickness.
Read these words and what comes into your mind? Death? Destruction? Hopelessness? Definitely not my problem?
Well, Adrian and Bridget Plass went to Zambia and found out for themselves that the West's image of the truth is far from accurate.
Although HIV/AIDS is a problem of staggering proportions, organizations such as World Vision are taking key steps towards a solution. Imaginative teaching, a chance to work, and genuine, prayerful care are all beginning to change things for the better.
Can a book about AIDS be filled with amazing stories of hope, tears and laughter? This one is.
The muchpraised writing team of Adrian and Bridget Plass looks at the extent of the AIDS pandemic in Zambia. On visiting this colorful country they saw the problem and what is being done about it from many angles from preventative projects with sexworkers to the care of orphans. The desperation there left them determined to make westerners see how ordinary families are affected.The stories aren't all negative; however, Adrian and Bridget tell of the World Vision rehabilitation program for girls forced into prostitution enabling training in alternative occupations including hairdressing and tailoring.There were no miracles in Zambia--only the miracle of people allowing God to use them. God acts through us and the truth is that if we do nothing, we withhold His love from them. This is a heartwarming, inspiring, and sometimes even humorous account with a serious message God won't act to lessen the HIVAIDS crisis if we don't.
Adrian Plass has written over thirty books in the last twenty years, full of his uniquely wry observations about church and Christianity. As well as his biographical books, he has written novels, short stories, and collections of poems and sketches. His live presentations are often hilarious, often poignant, with a combination of humour, poetry and storytelling, but always warm and welcoming. He also leads BRF Quiet Days with his wife Bridget.
Adrian Plass is one of today's most significant and successful Christian authors, and he has written over thirty books, including his latest, Looking Good Being Bad - the Subtle Art of Churchmanship. Known for his ability to evoke both tears and laughter for a purpose, Plass has been reaching the hearts of thousands for over fifteen years. He lives in Sussex, England with his wife, Bridget, and continues to be a cricket fanatic