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Honoring the Legacy of Former CEO and President, Gary Edmonds

“So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by… Read More

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Global Youth and the Rise of Education: A Reflection for Malala Day

Today is Malala Yousafzai’s 21st birthday, the same day we celebrate Malala Day. The United Nations as it commemorates not only her birthday but also the day… Read More

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Civic Engagement: Is it Optional?

Last week, the United States saw an important rite of civic engagement: the first Democratic Party presidential candidates’ debate. We have so many options for viewing the debates. I often watch the… Read More

  Devotions
What James 1 Tells Us About The Story We're Called to Live Out

As I reflect on the type of life that God has called Christians to live, I often find myself overthinking and overcomplicating the call. Maybe you are like me. We… Read More

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5 Days of Teaching VBS Kids About Poverty

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. — Proverbs 22:6   VBS, also well known as Vacation Bible School, is… Read More

  Devotions
God’s Story: You Look Like Your Father

This post is the seventh in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. Read More

  World Poverty
6 Ways You Can Help the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

Thursday, June 20 is World Refugee Day. As believers, we know God has a special place in his heart for the defenseless, and that is worth honoring on such a… Read More

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What’s the Problem with Poverty?

Einstein famously said that if he had one hour to solve a problem, he would take 55 minutes to define it. Here’s one: What’s the problem with poverty?… Read More

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A Story of Hope for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner! For many, this is a joyous time to celebrate the incredible dad in their life. For others, it can bring about… Read More

  Disaster Relief
3 Big Reasons Why FH's Disaster Work Needs Partners

As a donor to Food for the Hungry’s disaster work, you may picture FH sending people in khaki vests to the middle of nowhere. And yes,… Read More

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Families Thrive When Nature Thrives

“Ecosystems, species, wild populations, local varieties, and breeds of domesticated plants and animals are shrinking, deteriorating, or vanishing. The essential, interconnected web of life on Earth is… Read More

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5 Reasons Why Refugee Children Need Vaccines

When Salamot Khan was just a few months old, his family fled their home in Myanmar to seek safety across the border in Bangladesh. Salamot became one of… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Ending Poverty Together: Finding Beauty Amidst the Devastation

The beauty of Indonesia is incredible. The water is crystal clear, the landscape is green and lush, and mountains can be seen all around the island. This is the… Read More

  Devotions
God's Story: God's Character Matters

This post is the sixth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. Read More

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Hope Is Buzzing Louder Than Ever and Transforming Lives

April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring…Bees! Nothing causes a group of people to scatter like the phrase, “There’s a bee behind you.” Too busy running to safety,… Read More

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Honoring the Legacy of Former CEO and President, Gary Edmonds

“So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and… Read More

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Global Youth and the Rise of Education: A Reflection for Malala Day

Written by Gary Edmonds

Today is Malala Yousafzai’s 21st birthday, the same day we celebrate Malala Day. The United Nations as it commemorates not only her birthday but also the day she delivered a powerful speech at the UN to call for worldwide access to education. It was… Read More

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Civic Engagement: Is it Optional?

Written by Beth Allen

Last week, the United States saw an important rite of civic engagement: the first Democratic Party presidential candidates’ debate. We have so many options for viewing the debates. I often watch the broadcast feed with one eye and follow Twitter comments for fact-checking.   And in the end, I pat myself on the… Read More

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Written by Jordan Gustafson
What James 1 Tells Us About The Story We're Called to Live Out

As I reflect on the type of life that God has called Christians to live, I often find myself overthinking and overcomplicating the call. Maybe you are like me. We live in a flawed, hurting world that is in desperate need of the love of God. And yet, the scope… Read More

  Devotions

5 Days of Teaching VBS Kids About Poverty

Written by Jess Bell

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. — Proverbs 22:6   VBS, also well known as Vacation Bible School, is a week-long day camp for kids to attend in the summer. It is generally led by local churches to teach… Read More

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God’s Story: You Look Like Your Father

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the seventh in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post.   After stepping on a landmine and losing his leg, Yong went on to marry and have three children. Read More

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Written by Kendra Szabo
6 Ways You Can Help the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

Thursday, June 20 is World Refugee Day. As believers, we know God has a special place in his heart for the defenseless, and that is worth honoring on such a day. We also know that we are the hands and feet of our Lord. That can be a daunting task when the… Read More

  World Poverty

What’s the Problem with Poverty?

Written by Ed Hatch

Einstein famously said that if he had one hour to solve a problem, he would take 55 minutes to define it. Here’s one: What’s the problem with poverty? Poverty is a global problem. But what kind of problem is it, and why does poverty exist? The definition is… Read More

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A Story of Hope for Father’s Day

Written by Chellsea Fort

Father’s Day is right around the corner! For many, this is a joyous time to celebrate the incredible dad in their life. For others, it can bring about a flurry of other emotions. Fathers have the potential to bring security, love, wisdom, and so much more to their… Read More

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Written by Beth Allen
3 Big Reasons Why FH's Disaster Work Needs Partners

As a donor to Food for the Hungry’s disaster work, you may picture FH sending people in khaki vests to the middle of nowhere. And yes, at times, that’s true. But the reality is, it takes much more than a few staff flying from the U.S. Read More

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Families Thrive When Nature Thrives

Written by Esther Martinez

“Ecosystems, species, wild populations, local varieties, and breeds of domesticated plants and animals are shrinking, deteriorating, or vanishing. The essential, interconnected web of life on Earth is getting smaller and increasingly frayed. This loss is a direct result of human activity and constitutes a direct threat to… Read More

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5 Reasons Why Refugee Children Need Vaccines

Written by Carrie Woodward

When Salamot Khan was just a few months old, his family fled their home in Myanmar to seek safety across the border in Bangladesh. Salamot became one of about half a million children living in the… Read More

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Written by Micah Johnson
Ending Poverty Together: Finding Beauty Amidst the Devastation

The beauty of Indonesia is incredible. The water is crystal clear, the landscape is green and lush, and mountains can be seen all around the island. This is the kind of place people would spend a lot of money to vacation here. When I traveled there… Read More

  Disaster Relief

God's Story: God's Character Matters

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the sixth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. In the hills of northern Burundi, Joseph and Genesita rely on subsistence agriculture to feed their family. Unfortunately,… Read More

  Devotions

Hope Is Buzzing Louder Than Ever and Transforming Lives

Written by Michelle Schlavin

April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring…Bees! Nothing causes a group of people to scatter like the phrase, “There’s a bee behind you.” Too busy running to safety, rarely do you stop to look at this bee and take a moment to appreciate what his short life must be like. There’s a lot to learn… Read More

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