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by Paul Proctor 

I caught an interesting article last week from that highlighted the frustrations of a disgruntled AIDS activist by the name of Martin Sempa, who was commenting on the absurdity of a recent international AIDS conference held in Toronto. As I read his rant I discovered some rather disturbing parallels between the AIDS movement and the church growth movement in how they both handle “disease.”

Here’s just some of what he had to say:

“The ‘AIDS industry,’ is a multi-billion dollar international enterprise now, and those who gather to enjoy lavish meals and hotels in Toronto this week, are more interested in ‘managing the disease’ than in curing it or stopping its spread, says Martin Sempa, a leading AIDS fighter from Uganda.

‘Most of these guys don’t care about stopping HIV/AIDS but just about managing the disease, keeping it going so they can continue to profit,’ Sempa said.

‘It’s a multi-billion dollar industry,’ he said. ‘Pharmaceuticals, condoms, counsellors, distributors, advertising executives, grants for fake human rights groups and celebrity status. To read the rest of this article, click here.

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