This is why it is not enough to change hearts – you also have to change minds. Tribalism, which is now known in some places on a national scale as communism, mutes the thoughts and desires of the individual in favor of a pervasive, debilitating group-think. This group-think means that no matter what health care professionals might think, no matter what they say, even if they give the drugs away for free, people won’t use them because the group believes in their superstition more strongly than they do in the power of medicine. Many, even now, still believe disease is caused by demons, or witchcraft. They don’t trust medicine.
If the nations of Africa have any hope, it is that the truth will pierce their hearts and change their minds and set them truly free, not just from sin, but from the shackles of tribalism.