1 in 5 people in the world live on less than $1 a day.
1 in 7 people in the world will go to bed hungry tonight.
18 million kids around the world have lost one or both parents to AIDS.
12 million of these are in Africa.
40% of the world lacks basic water sanitation.
80% of the world lives in sustandard housing (too hot, too cold, in a flood zone)
22 million people died last year from preventable diseases.
1 in 4 children in the world have to go to work instead of school.
Americans spend more annually on trash bags than 1/2 the world does on goods combined.
What can I do about it?
The war against terror is bound up in the war against poverty.
Since Jesus' mandate to do so, countless numbers of Christ-followers have chosen to claim His command to 'go and teach all nations.'
How will you be involved in this work of the Kingdom of God?
"This gospel of the Kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come." Matthew 24
40 days until Zach and I depart for Panama......will you pray with/for us?
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