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Worship Through the Storm

In the midst of a nation beaten and scarred by nature’s brute force, I was looking Job square in the face. In fact, they had redeemed the very imagery of disaster, so indelibly etched into their memories, to praise the God of their salvation for His grace and mercy!

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“Meet the President” Call with Church Leaders

“Any organization or church needs to not simply ask, ‘What do we want to accomplish?’ but first and foremost they must ask, ‘What is God doing at this time in history?’” – Gary Edmonds Gary Edmonds, President and CEO of Food for the Hungry (FH) shared his vision via conference call with a group of […]

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Conference for Church Leaders – Best Practices in Mission Partnerships

Has your church considered a missional partnership with a community overseas? You probably have questions about choosing a partner, ensuring financial accountability, getting your congregation involved beyond mission trips, and more. Join our one-day pre-conference, “Church Partnerships with Impact: Best Practices for Congregations Engaging with Global Poverty.” This one-day event will be held on Wednesday, […]

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The Faces of Poverty

I recently got the incredible opportunity to travel with our Church Engagement team to witness the work that Food for the Hungry is doing in Guatemala. I’ve sponsored children for a long time, so I was eager to see for myself the kind of difference that child sponsorship actually makes in the lives of the […]

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Pastors Journey to the Mountains of Guatemala

Later this month, seven pastors will visit the work of Food for the Hungry (FH) in Guatemala. I sat down with Ryan Horn, the church representative at FH who is accompanying the group, to ask him about the trip. The purpose of the Guatemala trip is to visit vulnerable communities where FH is serving. “We’re […]

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Four Ideas for Your Church’s Special Offering

Does your church take a special offering at Thanksgiving or Christmas? Many churches have a time-honored tradition of taking offerings for the needy at this time of year. This year, I’ve also heard from several churches who will be taking such an offering for the first time. When you take an offering for Food for […]

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A Farmer’s Sacrificial Gift

Remember the beautiful story of the widow’s offering, told in Mark 12 and Luke 21? Jesus watched as the the rich people at the temple tossed large sums of money into the offering basket. But he was most impressed with the woman who had very little, and gave two small coins. Knowing this was all […]

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Reflections on a Journey of Hope and Transformation

Thanks to guest blogger and Food for the Hungry Board of Directors member Peter Mogan for providing the following touching story of the powerful hope and transformation in Lima, Peru, resulting from a partnership with University Chapel, a church in Vancouver, Canada. On September 27, 2014, I witnessed and participated in the graduation ceremony of […]

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Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions

On the day I met Steve Corbett, he warned me about mold. It was September 2001, shortly after I had been accepted into the Hunger Corps program of Food for the Hungry (FH). Steve had just left his position at FH to join the faculty at Covenant College, and he had agreed to mentor a […]

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A Thousand Pictures Tell A Single Word

I love photography! Out of any qualifying hobbies out there, being a shutterbug is definitely at the top of my list. It’s so intriguing to me that there’s a device that can literally capture a “slice” of time, even down to 1/1000 of a second. Any picture that’s ever been taken, since the invention of […]

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