With the death of the patient from Liberia and the announcement of new screening procedures at several major U.S. airports, it’s time to get serious about Ebola. Let’s prohibit all airplanes from affected countries in West Africa from landing in the U.S. until the epidemic is under control. I know this sounds mean, but we have the public health to protect. And while we take common-sense measures like this one, let’s also be generous in providing money and manpower to help African nations fight and ultimately defeat this dread disease.
Posted on October 8, 2014 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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