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