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Written by Kendra Szabo
A Victim of Child Marriage finds "Happily Ever After" in Literacy Programs

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

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8 Ways to Honor Women on International Women's Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

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

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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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Written by Sara Chambers
Dal Tadka Recipe

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

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Building a Keyhole Garden, Cultivating Friendship

Written by Chellsea Fort

Poverty is something no one should ever go through. It has brought harm and fear to people’s lives.” Those were the first two sentences found on a colorful poster board presentation completed by a group of fourth, fifth and sixth graders at a local Phoenix… Read More

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Build Your Own Keyhole Garden

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As the granddaughter of a farmer, I spent many of my childhood summers “helping” my grandfather work his land. My sister and I rode on tractors, strengthened our hands learning to irrigate and walked behind Grandpa as he surveyed his rows of corn and beets. I’m proud that some of what farmer’s like my… Read More

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Ash Wednesday, Lent and the Power of Self-Sacrifice

Today is Ash Wednesday, and it’s considered one of the most important days on the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent (February 10 through March 24), a season of simple living, prayer and fasting for 40 days, which ends on… Read More

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Resolutions: A New Year, A New You

Written by whiteboard

We all do it. As much as we can protest and grumble and eye roll, we all do it. We all make resolutions. Sometimes they’re personal and we keep them to ourselves, and other times they’re written on our bathroom mirror in lipstick AND on our day-by-day planner AND… Read More

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Good Things Come in Small Packages

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They say that good things come in small packages and in the case of water purification packets, I couldn’t agree more. I’m amazed at the life-saving possibilities that come in this tiny little pack! One packet quickly turns 10 liters of dirty, potentially deadly water into clean, drinkable water. Read More

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Food for Your Family Devotional Series

FREE Devotional For Subscribers Biblical insights from the experts on conquering life’s trials—God’s way! Start 2016 right with Food for the Hungry’s new family email devotionals. We’re beginning January looking at how you can develop the Fruits of the Spirit. First… Read More

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7 Days to Teach Your Child a Thankful Heart: Day Seven

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DAY SEVEN Today we’re going to focus on how we can be good to other people who aren’t blessed like we are. MESSAGE TO SHARE: Today we’re going to take time to think about how we can do kind things for other people who might not have as much… Read More

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7 Days to Teach Your Child a Thankful Heart: Day Six

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DAY SIX Today we’re going to focus on sharing what we’re thankful for with others. MESSAGE TO SHARE: Take time today to think about how important it is to be thankful to God for everything we have. It is because of him that we’re blessed richly with talents, opportunities,… Read More

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7 Days to Teach Your Child a Thankful Heart: Day Five

DAY FIVE Today we’re going to focus on how we can share with God what we’re thankful for and give him praise for those things. MESSAGE TO SHARE: Today we’re going to take time to think about how we say thank you to God and others. Saying thank you… Read More

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Breaking Chains of Violence in Peru

Written by Beth Allen

In the sprawling slums where Food for the Hungry works in Lima, Peru, there’s no hiding the poverty that shackles millions. Bare wires propped with sticks bring electricity up the steep hill, pilfered from paying customers below. Mud is ankle-deep on the roads winding between flimsy plywood houses. Read More

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7 Days to Teach Your Child a Thankful Heart: Day Four

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DAY FOUR Today we’re going to focus on the blessing of our bodies. MESSAGE TO SHARE: Today we’re going to take time to think about our physical bodies and how God made them. We should be thankful that he has given us life and a body that moves us… Read More

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