Allan Handysides

Allan Handysides, MB, ChB, is director of the Health Ministries Department, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.

The Church in the face of a crisis

Patients with HIV/AIDS are stigmatized. Does the church contribute to, or work to defeat, this stigma?

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Stem cell research: What is a Christian to do?

Sitting in his study, the pastor welcomed two faithful and wonderful church members, Rod and Betty.* They had requested a private meeting. Don, the pastor, noticed they were a little more flushed than usual. After the initial greetings, Rod looked at Betty. She responded, "You start, Rod."

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