All children are affected first and most deeply by those things that work against health and wholeness
—“A Vision for Children and the Church,” 205th General Assembly (1993)
We enhance health and well-being for children when we fight poverty
“A Vision for Children and the Church,” a document of the 205th General Assembly (1993), states that all children are affected first and most deeply by those things that work against health and wholeness.
Africa’s Children: A Church Response to Children’s Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-Saharan Africa the number of orphan and vulnerable children is growing as a result of issues such as the AIDS pandemic, poverty, lack of education and countries in conflict. This booklet with study guide reviews models of care and evaluates them in the context of the African culture and the realities of limited resources. It also includes discernment questions for congregations or individuals.