Commentary: Talking AIDS Is Greater Than Silence

Last month, I had the honor of opening the National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS for a large Cincinnati church. During my conversation with the congregation, I encouraged them to consider two questions regarding the AIDS epidemic in Black communities: 1) What would Jesus do? 2) How would He guide us as people of faith? Throughout the New Testament, Jesus clearly describes how to treat people who are ill, suffering, outcast or stigmatized. In Matthew 25, we find this text: "Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me..." Read More: Marvelyn Brown Is HIV Positive and Greater Than AIDSBreaking The Deadly Cycle Of HIV Among Black Youth Take our survey: What do you know about HIV and AIDS?



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