It is a common practice for most Christians to confide their frustrations and secrets to their pastor's. This was the same for David Kariuki, who confided in his spiritual father, unfortunately he betrayed his privacy and confidentiality.
He never met his mother and his father passed away when he was only 5 years old. He was then adopted by foster parents. Unfortunately, David had a very sickly childhood and at some point he partially lost his sight.
His family knew that he was HIV/AIDS but kept it from him for a many b years. David only found out that he was born HIV positive, least year from his pastor who broke the news flatly without offering any counseling.
By this time, he was making plans to wed his fiancé. But when he disclosed his health status to her at the VCT, she left him stranded, without fare and immediately broke of the engagement. She also spread news of his status widely especially on Facebook.
David eventually confided in his pastor. But the pastor betrayed his trust and he leaked his health status to other congregants. This caused him great as pain as he was stigmatized and discriminated against.
Today, he warns Pastor’s to treat their Congregants information with confidently to avoid causing him great pain. Comment, Like, Share and Follow for more Stories.
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