Poor, Hungry, Desperate

I have just returned from a mission trip to one of the poorest countries in the world – Africa. Extreme poverty is defined as living on $1.25 or less a day. Almost one in three people in sub-Saharan Africa go hungry, far higher than any other region in the world, with the exception of South Asia. Yet, in many ways Africans are wealthier than the late billionaire Steve Jobs. And the people’s contentment has nothing do with whether or not their stomach is full. On the contrary, their satisfaction has to do with their focus and attitude toward their Creator.

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