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Philly church’s urban gardening points to Global Hunger Relief


EDITOR’S NOTE: Southern Baptists will observe World Hunger Sunday Oct. 13 to highlight the ministry being undertaken nationally and internationally through Global Hunger Relief (formerly the World Hunger Fund). PHILADELPHIA (BP)—A rural concept has taken root at a urban church in Philadelphia as an outreach to its neighbors. An urban garden at Philadelphia’s The Foundry Church naturally provided an abundance of teachable moments, ...

Project Restore Hope helps war widows provide for themselves


FREETOWN, Sierra Leone—Dirt works its way into the pores of calloused hands, pulling weeds on a three-acre hillside under a hot tropical sun. The hillside is steep, even treacherous, tumbling down to a rushing, rain-swollen river. The hillside is planted in peanuts; on the flood plain below, a small field of rice. It is the rainy season and the rains nourish both weeds and crops. Day after day, the women work up and down this hillside, ...

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