Hunger/Poverty/Welfare


Alabama News | Jun. 13 2013

Alabama No. 3 in hunger nationwide; Baptists can help practically, through advocacy

  As the “grocery clerk” for Washington Baptist Association, Mildred Butler said she hasn’t always gotten a lot of thanks.... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 28 2013

Conditions deteriorate in Syria; Southern Baptists help provide humanitarian relief

Conditions for civilians in Syria have deteriorated so badly that Southern Baptist humanitarian leaders have decided they must expand relief... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 20 2012

IMB workers see one man’s trash is another’s treasure

A wise man builds his house upon rock, and a foolish man builds his house upon sand. On the outskirts of Cairo, about 300 people have built their... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Dec. 20 2012

Anniston dry cleaners show God’s love by providing coats for needy

David and Debbie Young are helping to ensure that members of their community stay nice and warm this winter. As owners of Smith Cleaners in Anniston,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 29 2012

Feeding program through World Hunger Fund provides food for HIV-positive orphan

The boy carefully climbs out of the desk and makes his way to the large chalkboard at the front of the classroom. After eyeing his teacher, the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 15 2012

Baptist relief provides hope to Niger River’s flood survivors

Floods are nasty. Water destroys, dissolves, stains, reeks, stagnates and displaces. Even in the “best” circumstances, recovering... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 4 2012

World Hunger Fund helps Alabama Baptist ministries meet people’s needs

When Alabama Baptists contribute to an offering to “feed the hungry,” images of children with bloated bellies in faraway countries... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Oct. 4 2012

Choctaw Association’s men’s ministry provides running water to needy couple

Imagine what it would be like for your faucets to run dry for four and a half years — to drink only bottled water, to bathe at a neighbor’s,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 27 2012

Jesus’ love compels response to hunger issues

When Southern Baptists observe their annual World Hunger Sunday on Oct. 14 they will be called to act out the love of Jesus. Scripture recounts... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 21 2012

Suicide bombers hit another church in Jos, Nigeria

An Islamic extremist ran a car full of explosives into a Pentecostal church in Jos, in Nigeria’s Plateau state on June 10, killing at least... [READ MORE]

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