RESPONDblogs: Can the Human Heart Change for the Better?

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I’m preparing to visit sub-Saharan Africa next week. Specifically, I’ll be spending time in both Malawi and Mozambique – two of the world’s poorest countries.

Each time I visit these people – I see an amazing power at work.

It’s a power that self-proclaimed atheist Matthew Parris, who himself grew up in Malawi, describes as the “hope” of Africa.

“Christians black and white, working in Africa, do heal the sick, do teach people to read and write; and only the severest kind of secularist could see a mission hospital or school and say the world would be better without it.”

                — Matthew Parris, The Times

Amazingly – this power is also detected by British Prime Minister David Cameron – and he sees it at work amongst Christians who live in the UK.

“From Somerset to Surrey, from Oxford to Devon, churches became refuges, offering shelter and food, congregations raised…

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stuartgrayuk

I live in the UK, I'm married to Janet and I'm passionate about proposing a case for the historic Christian faith. You can find me on Twitter at @stuhgray.

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