Wednesday, April 23, 2008

    Let Them Eat Cake: Revisited

    Following up on this post by our guest blogger Barry regarding the issue of the global food crisis, fellow youth ministry blogger Michael (The Over-Educated Youth Pastor blog) responds with some interesting quotes from Tony Campolo that should be like freezing cold water to the face for all us youth ministry folks. Check it out.


    Barry K said...

    There has been an interesting reaction in the US in the last few days to the world food crisis story -- namely, making it all about us. There were stories everywhere in the last 48 hours when Costco and Sam's decided to ration rice purchases -- not because of an actual shortage, but because of a perceived shortage ("Oh no, is America running out of rice, too!") We have to fight the temptation to make these stories about us before we see them relevant to the lives of our youth. Seriously, if Sam's is out of rice, there are only about 100,000 other food items in stock there that you could buy to satisfy your hunger.

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