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Each year, thousands of American Christians travel to developing countries to tend to the poor and the sick. In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s estimated that 40 to 70 percent of health services are provided by religious organizations. Yet the pairing of religion and health care makes some in the West uncomfortable. They question the ethics of offering healthcare, and the Gospel, to a vulnerable population that may have no other option for health services. But as Jordana Gustafson reports, many in Kenya feel differently.

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