It's the middle of the night. Your family is sleeping. All of a sudden you are awakenened by the sound of gunshots and screaming. Your spouse and children are killed and you are left homeless. Why have these horrible things happened to you? Because the government of the country where you live has decided that people with your skin color should be exterminated.
As unimaginable as this sounds, it has happened and continues to happen to millions of people in the Sudan region of Africa. We, as Christians and as fellow human beings cannot ignore what is happening to these people. To find out more, here are a couple of websites with good info.
And, don't forget...this Sunday (12/10) is the official "Weekend of Prayer for Darfur." Here's a link to a toolkit to help get your church involved.