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Written by Wendy McMahan
God's Story: Transformation Is Better Than Development

Many people look at the changes in a community and invoke the word “development.” They’re right; development has certainly occurred. However, we recognize that something more powerful than development has occurred. We use the word “transformation.” More than just a buzzword, transformation is at the heart of everything we do. Read More

  Devotions

How to Use Your Sphere of Influence to Make a Big Impact

Written by Chellsea Fort

What do you think of when you hear the word “influencer”? A pastor? A musician? A politician? Yourself? What is an influencer? When thinking of influencers, the individuals that often come to mind are seen on a… Read More

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These Story Books Will Change the Next Generation in Burundi

Written by Guest

Today’s guest post for International Book Giving Day is written by Joseph Ntakirutimana, the Adult Education Coordinator based in Burundi. Can you go back to your childhood memories to remember when you first scrolled the pages of a story book? Or when you first had someone read a story book… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
Why There Are So Few Women and Girls in Science

Meet Wangari Maathai: Activist, Environmentalist, Author, and Professor Wangari Maathai was the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She encouraged women to plant trees, think ecologically, and championed democracy and women’s rights. The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace… Read More

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The Virtue of Learning Patience

Written by Jeremy Reis

Patience is a word we try and teach our kids, but sometimes shy away from when it comes to our own character building. Read More

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5 Podcasts for Learning About Culture and the World in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

You probably follow Food for the Hungry (FH) because you care about people. Maybe you are also interested in global poverty or economics. You might use child sponsorship to teach your family about other countries. Or FH might be your way of connecting to people who are from another culture. You support our… Read More

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Written by Staff Writer
Education is a Privilege, Not an Obligation

Do you still remember what high school was like? I do. Every morning, the light would peek in through my bedroom curtains, begging me to get up. When the alarm clock finally rang, I was forced with a decision. Could I get away with not showering today so I can sleep for 10 more minutes? Or… Read More

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Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life Calls for Disciplined Action in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

Celebrating Martin Luther King in 2019 Today is the annual day dedicated to remembering and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), an icon and emblem of the Civil Rights Movement. The national holiday often focuses on Dr. King’s life and impact on history. While of great… Read More

  Devotions

The Key to Sustainable Solutions: Taking the Driver's Wheel

Written by Gary Edmonds

In over thirty years of traveling around the world and learning about solutions to end poverty, the question that seems to be the most important one to ask is this: are these solutions sustainable? Sustainable Change Leads to Lasting Impact While I care about all the different ways… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Daniel White
Photo Essay: Capturing Sacred Moments in Cox's Bazar

Of all the places I’ve traveled to and of all the people I’ve had the opportunity to meet, no one else has shared a story with so much pain than the story Bennu and Darkar shared with me during a recent trip to Bangladesh. Here’s how… Read More

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Here Are FH Global Staff's Hopes for the Coming Year

Written by Carrie Woodward

Behind all of Food for the Hungry’s hopes for 2019 is strategy, vision, and careful planning. Doing impactful work in relief and development requires careful consideration of not just the year ahead, but the long-term. But aside from the goals… Read More

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Here's What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking

Written by Samantha Harper

America, home of the free. But how accurate is that statement? Did you know that The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human trafficking globally? 81% of them are trapped in forced labor 25% of them are children 75% are women and… Read More

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Written by Alice Zhang
Vitamins and Self-Care are Important in the Developing World, Too

From A to B-Complex and zinc, multivitamins have slowly nurtured their way back into the public eye. In the midst of the self-care movement, multivitamins (once a chore ordained by your mother: “take your vitamins!”) are having a major moment. A new wave of direct-to-consumer, subscription brands now… Read More

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3 Hidden Costs of Being a Refugee

Written by Esther Martinez

Refugee [noun]: A person who has been forced to leave their country due to war, persecution, or natural disaster. We’ve all seen photos of refugee camps. Tents stretch on for miles and thousands of families line up for food and water. Nights are cold, little ones cough and cry, and hope is… Read More

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Here Are FH's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Written by Alice Zhang

At the beginning of the new year, we decided to do some reflection and take a look back at the top 10 blog posts of 2018. The following had the highest traffic among our readers with a heart for global missions. Check out the list below to see if you’ve read all of… Read More

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