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Hope in a backpack for hungry kids

By: ERLC

By K. Faith Morgan MORIARTY, N.M. (BP)—For most school-age children, weekends are a highly anticipated time of fun and freedom. But for others, there’s another expectation—hunger. These kids live in a survival cycle, taking multiple trips through the cafeteria line at school—stocking up at lunch on Friday and catching up at breakfast on Monday—to compensate for the food that is in short supply (or even ...

In Honduras, ‘killer’ bees improve farmers’ lives

By: IMB

Story by Ann Lovell / Photo by Jessica Bowling COPÁN RUINAS, Honduras (BP)—The buzzing grows louder as the small group climbs the mountain toward the bee hives. Decked out in protective gear, the group approaches carefully. They’ve heard the stories of these bees—Africanized “killer” bees who swarm aggressively and whose painful venom can damage human tissue and even lead to kidney failure and death. “The bees are a very ...

What is Global Hunger Sunday?

By: ERLC

WHO: Almost 800 million people are undernourished. Each year, 3.1 million children die because of poor nutrition. Our world is gripped by a hunger crisis. WHAT: Global Hunger Sunday offers churches an effective way to help hungry people in North America and overseas. Churches across the country will highlight this crisis and be a part of the solution. 100% of any donation goes directly to meet hunger needs, because of the partnership with the ...

Baptist Press: Hunger ministry calls for action

By: ERLC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP)—Nearly 1 billion people are undernourished, and “chronic hunger is a debilitating problem for many around the world,” Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, told messengers to the SBC annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Southern Baptist leaders promoting Global Hunger Relief called for churches to address the global hunger crisis in their first report to the SBC, June 17. The report by ...

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