Hunger/Poverty/Welfare


Alabama News | Jun. 26 2014

Birmingham-area churches partner to assist those in need through Serving You

In 2009, members of NorthPark Baptist Church, Trussville, found themselves running into an issue that’s common to many churches —... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Apr. 30 2014

Most Americans say fighting global poverty is futile, survey finds

Despite progress in defeating extreme global poverty, most Americans see no end in sight, according to a survey sponsored by Compassion International.... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 27 2014

Gadsden’s Twelfth Street serves community through meal ministry

When Twelfth Street Baptist Church, Gadsden, launched its Taste of Hope Hot Meal Center on March 1, volunteers anticipated that maybe nine or... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 27 2014

Tit-for-tat violence in Central African Republic raises bigger question for Africa

An escalating cycle of tit-for-tat violence between Christians and Muslims in Central African Republic (CAR) is raising questions for missionaries... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 27 2014

Death toll ‘very substantially in excess’ as South Sudan’s Civil War continues

Despite a ceasefire that began in late January, thousands of people, including Christians, in South Sudan are withstanding attacks from all sides... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Oct. 17 2013

Pig farming in India helps pastors support their families, build their communities

Paulus Maharaj had a dream. It was a dream that brought him up close and personal to one of the dirtiest, smelliest jobs in the world  —... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 10 2013

Alabama Baptists not immune to hunger issues; state Baptists can take lead in relief, advocacy

Jude was an Alabama Baptist preacher — a preacher who had no food. Severe health issues cost him his job. He couldn’t walk anymore.... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Oct. 10 2013

Southern Baptists raise awareness about hunger ministries with new name — Global Hunger Relief

When it comes to people in need, big numbers can hide the human faces they represent. Statistics tell us that more than 1 billion people around... [READ MORE]

Addictions | Sep. 19 2013

Russell Moore inaugurated as new ERLC president

WASHINGTON — Russell D. Moore was inaugurated as the new president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 15 2013

Ransom Café ministry serves homeless population in Mobile area

Matt Armbruster likes to cook, and a few years ago he felt he needed to use that God-given ability to serve the Lord. So he and others in his... [READ MORE]

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