Americans are rich in THINGS, while Africans are often rich in humility and openness to the Holy Spirit. Perhaps in God's eyes, Africa is one of the richest places on earth. I wonder, based on Matthew 20 and other passages, whether many Africans will be some of the shining stars in God's heavenly kingdom.
"The last will be first, and the first will be last." -Matthew 20:16
"For he who is the least among you all -- he is the greatest." Luke 9:48