The Blog

Written by Ed Hatch
For Spiritual Development, Ask Hard Questions

Success in any context requires overcoming obstacles. In our work life or in our spiritual life, to achieve or accomplish anything significant means doing hard things. Doing hard things means asking hard questions. The struggle is part of the transformation. This is as true for organizations as it is for… Read More

  Devotions

One Sunday to Change the World Through Sponsorship

Written by Wendy McMahan

What if your church could change the world in one weekend? On May 6, 2018, your church can join other congregations across the nation for Hunger Sunday. It’s a time to share the opportunity to end poverty for children, families, and communities around the world. At Food for the… Read More

  Church

Where's God This Thanksgiving?

Written by Gary Edmonds

You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28 (NIV)   The world watched in horror as news reports detailed a heinous, methodical shooting during Sunday services at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX. Later, frustrated national leaders rebuked their… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Written by Sara Chambers
Teaching Generosity to Our Kids and a Free Ebook

Parenting is HARD. In fact I’m certain that it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. My young family is in the fiercely independent phase that leaves even the simplest task up for debate and hour-long executions. The tantrums are often and the frustrations piled high. But, I know this is… Read More

  Resources

Child Sponsorship Fosters Thankfulness at My House

Written by Mike Meyers

Thankfulness and compassion are big topics at my house. My work at Food for the Hungry has helped my wife and me to spark conversations about how privileged we are as Americans. Catalysts for these conversations include both Child Sponsorship and the Gift Catalog. The Lessons of… Read More

  From Our Leadership

Back to School ... But Not Everyone

Written by Staff Writer

September is back to school month around the United States for 50.7 million children who are buying backpacks and school supplies for the new year. As the long days of summer fade, you can feel the excitement of a new year and new opportunities as each student steps into… Read More

  Resources
Written by Karen Randau
How To Teach Your Child About Poverty

Food for the Hungry’s new eBook, Seven Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Serving the Poor by Jeremy Reis, can help you have some fun with the children in your life while giving them important lessons on compassion. It contains seven days of great resources and fun games… Read More

  Resources

Top Ted Talks About Poverty

Written by Sara Chambers

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety of topics, you might miss some of the concise information that keynote speakers often share. This is one of the… Read More

  Resources

Top Ted Talks About Poverty

Written by Sara Chambers

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety of topics, you might miss some of the concise information that keynote speakers often share. This is one of the… Read More

  Resources
Written by Chellsea Fort
Faithful Reminders to Reflect On this Good Friday

Today is Good Friday. Most of the time when the word “good” is used, it is easy to see the positivity, joy or morality in whatever this word is describing. That is not necessarily the case when it comes to Good Friday. At a glance on Good Friday, we see… Read More

  Resources

Injera Recipe

Written by Sara Chambers

  I love Phoenix. There are so many reasons to love this city, but I think that the food is one of the best things about it. Since we’re so close to Mexico, it’s probably not a surprise that our Taco Tuesdays are unmatched. Exploring the food scene has… Read More

  Resources

A Victim of Child Marriage finds "Happily Ever After" in Literacy Programs

Written by Kendra Szabo

Weddings are one of my favorite events. I love watching two people pledge their love for one another and celebrating that marriage with friends and family over dancing, drinks and good food. I just got back from my cousin’s wedding, which was out of state this past weekend. It was a… Read More

  Resources
Written by Kendra Szabo
8 Ways to Honor Women on International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is a time for reflection, appreciation and advocacy for women around the globe. We come together to think about the amazing contributions women make to society, to support and encourage the women we know, and to call those in power to make decisions of equality and empowerment… Read More

  Resources

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

  Church

Dal Tadka Recipe

Written by Sara Chambers

Food is such an important part of our culture. Food is served with emotion, tradition and memories. It’s varied from country to country and from home to home. It reminds us of specific events and people. It can in an instant transport us to another place. It’s visceral and… Read More

  Resources