Hunger/Poverty/Welfare


Alabama News | Jul. 28 2016

Randolph, Morgan associations combine efforts to deliver water

When residents in Morgan and Lawrence counties were told in mid-June that they couldn’t drink water coming from their own faucets because... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Jun. 30 2016

Nutrition plan launched to help end malnutrition

Malnutrition, according to a new report, remains a global issue and affects 1 out of 3 people. The 2016 Global Nutrition Report (GNR) was recently... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jun. 16 2016

World Refugee Day urges awareness, solidarity

The refugee crisis, described as the worst since World War II, has resulted in more than 4.8 million Syrians being registered as refugees by... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Churches aid Alabama Childhood Food Solutions in feeding 3,000 children

Jim Jones has spent a lifetime making a difference. When Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, was bombed in 1963, Jones was the nurse... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Baptists among faith leaders pledging to fight hunger

Baptist leaders were among nearly 100 top officials from all major faith groups on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival calling for a shift... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 1 2015

Hunger in Alabama tops national average

Alabamians were hungrier than the national average in 2014.  According to a Sept. 9 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report, 14 percent... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 28 2015

Hunger funds part of cooperative ministry effort in Marshall County

Sometimes it takes the honesty of a child to open our eyes to the needs around us and remind us how much we take for granted.  That happened... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 6 2015

Child poverty, migration out of state on the rise

With an increase in child poverty throughout the state and a decrease in county populations, life in Alabama could be seen as weakening rather... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 7 2015

Helping the poor requires intentional efforts to see those who are suffering

Poverty is not new to contemporary society. Throughout the Old Testament the presence of the poor and God’s desire for His people to help... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Apr. 7 2015

Doris Duntley’s story represents many who are trying to pull out of poverty

The words that describe my life these days are not good ones. Frustrated. Tired. Sad.  I’m only 34 but I feel so much older. I depended... [READ MORE]

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