Pastor Jihad loving his enemies from Syria

I recently returned from the Middle East, where Food for the Hungry (FH) is serving those fleeing the Syrian civil war. In Beirut, I shared some strong Lebanese coffee with Pastor Jihad – a man who is ministering, and in fact, sacrificing prayer, time and money to care for his former enemies, the Syrians. This […]

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Devotional Day 16: Taking the Sabbath (#fhbloggers)

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.” - Ruth 1:16 (ESV) We considered the importance of the relationship between Ruth and Naomi on […]

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iDevelopment: Steve Jobs, simplicity and ending poverty

Whether or not you own a “magical piece of glass” (as Apple likes to refer to it) such as an iPhone or an iPad, you might be familiar with the products and why people like them. What if I told you that just as Apple is to the electronics industry, Food for the Hungry (FH) […]

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Juana Cristina receives dental treatment

Dental care gets child out of pain and back in school

I hadn’t been to the dentist in two years. I finally made an appointment, but was really nervous about what issues might be discovered. Of course, I brushed my teeth regularly. But I often forgot to floss. Up until recently, I was a good dental patient who paid a biannual visit to get my teeth […]

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Devotional Day 15: Follow By Faith (#fhbloggers)

Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him. – Genesis 6:22 (ESV) What a lot of questions Noah could have had! First of all, he could have wondered, “Why me?” Then, he could have asked, “What’s a flood?” He could have even wondered who was going to clean up after all those critters. […]

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Child sponsorship: Teen pursues higher education

In Bogra City, a bustling metropolis in Bangladesh, most of the population practices Islam. Segmented in the larger population, smaller communities are set apart and house the lowest caste of the Hindu population, called “untouchables.” One such community is called Horijon. In this walled community of narrow, dirty walkways – a boy name Chad is […]

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Devotional Day 14: He’s Looking for a Few Good Men, and I’m One of Them (#fhbloggers)

And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.” – Judges 6:15 (ESV) On the surface, Gideon appears to be one of the least likely superheroes in the entire Bible. The circumstances in which he found himself […]

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Devotional Day 13: God Will Be with You (#fhbloggers)

But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” - Exodus 3:11 (ESV) If you ever come across a burning bush that isn’t being consumed or hear an unseen voice from above that tells you that you are on holy ground, then you […]

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Devotional Day 12: Putting Others First (#fhbloggers)

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention. - Proverbs 15:18 (ESV) We live in a frustrating world. Unfortunately, that frustration can sometimes make us a little hot under the collar. As a result, we may need to seek help from God to allow us to view life and others in […]

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Devotional Day 11: Respond to the Call in Your Life (#fhbloggers)

…if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday. -Isaiah 58:10 (ESV) When Jesus said, “I did not come to destroy the law, but to fulfill the law,” He was referring to the written […]

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