Christianity: A Total Life System

A pastor friend of mine, a Zambian, recently wrote that he had just returned from Zimbabwe where he was invited to attend a workshop on climate change and environmental impact. Lawrence and his Zambian team visited a settlement of 167 families just outside Harare. They were discussing the effects of climate and environmental change with these families, especially the issue of erratic rainfall. When the team asked the reasons for this change of rain pattern a young woman responded, “Previously, we used to invoke ancestral spirits for rainfall and they answered by giving us adequate rain, today we pray to the Christian God and because most church leaders are insincere God is not answering our prayers.” Continue reading “Christianity: A Total Life System”