By Alexander Carpenter
Adventist World President Calls For an 'Accepting Church,' Lights Candle to Commemorate World AIDS Day. Ray Dabrowski / Adventist News Network reports:
"On a day the world community recognized the challenge of HIV and AIDS, Pastor Jan Paulsen, world president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church reaffirmed the Adventist commitment "to an be active, and not a silent partner" in addressing what has become a curse for mankind."
Around our world 8000 persons die every day from AIDS:
Here's some hope:
President of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, Charles Sandefur writes: "Since 1985, we have been working around the world to generate HIV and AIDS awareness, educate about prevention, and provide counseling and support. We’ve seen progress and have reached millions, but there is much to be done, and we need your help to do more. I have some exciting news to share! ADRA will soon launch a new section on our Web site dedicated to HIV and AIDS. It is full of essential resources to help you tackle the challenge of stopping AIDS. We expect it will be an indispensable tool in your efforts. Complete our online form and we will email you when the new site is available."
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