I write this letter with hope and prayer and as appeal for us all to unite and stand on our own feet, we for far too long depended on others for our safty and development. It is with this desire that I write this and not with the attitude of blaming others, because I am just as guilty
It is sad to read about the troubles of Christians in Pakistan and espcially the rape of a nine year old girl. But more saddening thing is that we all write about it in the newspapers, to the UN and the western world, who does not really give a hoot about it. Most of them are human rights champions in words only and save people when it suits them and is beneficial to them. If we want to stop these occurances from happening, then we as Pakistani Christians must unite and work togather to uplift each other. We cannot invovlve ourselves in terrorism, because we are Chrsitians and Christ taught us to be kind and loving. He also taught us to be humble like a dove but clever like a serpent. Inother words while we are humble and don't want to hurt other people, or be offensive, it also means that we should be clever enough to avoid getting hurt, or stop other people from hurting us.
This can be achieved by: 1. Uniting as one Christian community. Lets forget the denominations that are created by foreign missions and be servants of God rather than the foreign missions. I realize that much offering comes from there, but I believe if we are honest and sincere in our efforts we can do it ourselves. 2. Lets put God First, then others and then lastly ourselves. 3. Create an awareness amongst our people from around the world. 4. Lets work together without any personal ambitions or self-glorification. 5. Lets do it for our christian brothers and sisters. Even if we all put $5.00 a month for this cause, I believe we can do wonders in the name of God.
Dr. Martin Luther King said something to this effect:
Let history record that the greatest tragedy of our time is not the action of the bad people but inaction of the good people.
There are many individuals and small organisations in Pakistan and outside of Pakistan who are trying to help and assist our people in trouble, but I believe unless we all unite and work togather we will not achieve much and the past 50 years are there to prove it. We don't need to close those organisations, they can continue as they are, we just need to start talking to each other, share our thougts, our concerns, our resources and our prayers and uplift each other.
I am quite happy to talk to anyone who believes that we can do it and stand on our own feet.
With prayers and Christian Regards