According to UNICEF, more than 30,000 children die each day from preventable causes. That's over 10 million per year! God loses one of his precious children every 3 seconds.
Taking into account these alarming statistics and the increasing rate of HIV/AIDS infections in Sub-Saharan Africa, who will be left by 2050 to care for the babies? How many of them will be born, only to become an AIDS orphan at a young age? How do we, as Christians, begin to make an impact upon this region to prepare them for this forecasted wave of births? How can Christians shine their lights upon today’s 14 million suffering AIDS orphans in this region and help them to become tomorrow’s Christian leaders needed to support these anticipated births? How can the local church in Africa encourage families in their communities to stand strong during these increasing cycles of birth, sickness, and death?
These questions can be fully answered by filtering them through a Biblical worldview. We can start by helping communities in this region begin to build a solid foundation upon the rock of Jesus Christ and equip the children of today to be the Christian leaders of tomorrow. By coming along side the local churches in Sub-Saharan Africa, we can help them bring the word of God to the children of today as well as help them to provide a Christian education in an effort to equip these children as they grow into mature Christian adults.