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Written by Wendy McMahan
Join the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

Here’s what the World Council of Prayers has to say about the need to end famine. “We are not only called to respond to the needs of our sisters and brothers in dire situations in a compassionate, timely and sufficient manner. We are also commanded to see the… Read More

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Child Sponsorship: Hunger Sunday is May 7th!

Written by Sara Chambers

Hunger Sunday is a nation-wide day in partnership with Food for the Hungry to spread awareness about child sponsorship. This coming Sunday, May 7th is a day when churches all over unite to make a difference in the lives of children by inviting their congregation into child… Read More

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Prayer and Research Lead to Missions Partnership

Written by Wendy McMahan

In 2011, Marc Daniels was praying for the Lord to reveal His plan for his church’s missions program. As the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Avondale, Louisiana, Marc had been on mission trips. He struggled to find the right fit for his church’s capacity. Read More

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Written by Wendy McMahan
U.S. Children Send Love to Haiti

“I do not have to wait until I am an adult to make a difference.” These words came from 15-year-old Taylor Pratte of Springettsbury Township, Pennsylvania. Taylor and her family belong to LCBC Church, which partners with Food for the Hungry (FH) to provide community… Read More

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Why Does Lent Matter?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

In two days, many churches will observe Ash Wednesday. It’s considered one of the most important days on the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent (March 1-April 13 this year), which is a holy season of 40 days marked by repentance, fasting and prayer. The time culminates with… Read More

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Empowering the Church Leadership to Serve the Poor

Written by Sara Chambers

Church leadership, Pastor Saroeun and another church member, give some food to a poor family. One of the many things I love about Food for the Hungry is how we work with local leaders. We help to raise them up to become invested in their own communities. We’re finding… Read More

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Written by Wendy McMahan
A Bridge from the U.S. to Guatemala

Amalia Toc works with U.S. churches who partner in Guatemala. When your church partners with Food for the Hungry (FH), you’ll develop a relationship with one or more staff who will serve your church all year. Today, I’m introducing you to Amalia Toc, the staff member who… Read More

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Clean Water Made Possible Through Church Partnership

Written by Wendy McMahan

John Rey, a boy in the Philippines, experienced a life change in the 5th grade. That’s when he and his family received a water filtration system through their community’s participation with Food for the Hungry (FH). Prior to that time, John Rey didn’t have access to safe water. His… Read More

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More Than a Syrian Refugee

Written by Staff Writer

As an American who moved to Lebanon to work alongside Lebanese churches serving Syrian and Iraqi refugees, my friends and family asked many questions and gave mixed reviews about this work. After a few months of working here and developing relationships with many Syrian and Iraqi refugees who… Read More

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Written by Wendy McMahan
How One Small Group Started a Missions Movement

Some of Tedd’s favorite gifts to give are those that provide clean water. Tedd Jones, a member of Believers Church in Chesapeake, Virginia, sensed God leading him toward a new project. He read the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30), in which Jesus tells the story of… Read More

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How You Can Make an Eternal Impact with One Gift

Written by Kendra Szabo

Many Christians would tell you that the most important thing to possess as a believer is the Bible, the Word of God. Followers of Jesus learn more about the history of our religion, the details of God’s plan for humanity and how to live according to His will from scripture. Read More

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Massachusetts Church Finds Their Fit in Missions

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Rich Lescarbeau went into his search for a missions partner with open eyes. His church’s pastor and several other church members at Harbor of Hope in North Chelmsford, Mass. had begun to discuss how the church would partner globally. What followed was a series of meetings, a process… Read More

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Community Transformation Requires Individual Transformation

Today’s guest post is by Doug Geist, team leader for a church partnership with a group that calls themselves The Sweat Hawgs in Mesa, Arizona. They have been working towards community transformation in the Dominican Republic, first in the community of Puello and now in Placer Bonito. Read More

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God Has Prepared the Church For Refugee Response

Written by Beth Allen

A refugee settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley Humanitarian leaders from all over the world were with the United Nations in New York this week, for the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants. Right now, the UN estimates there are 65.3 million vulnerable people displaced from their homes and… Read More

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7 Factors for Choosing a Missions Partnership

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Selecting a missions partnership for your church requires as much prayer and learning as any other major decision. If you have begun praying about new missions opportunities, you may benefit from reading about other churches’ experiences. Since 1971, Food for the Hungry (FH) has been the hands and feet of… Read More

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