Hunger/Poverty/Welfare


Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Apr. 27 2000

World Hunger Fund: second-highest in ’99

NASHVILLE — Giving to the Southern Baptist World Hunger Fund finished last year on an upswing, reported Steve Nelson, director of hunger... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Apr. 13 2000

Rocker’s comments offer lessons

Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker opened mouth and inserted foot when he vented his feelings of prejudice and ignorance to a Sports Illustrated... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Mar. 9 2000

Religious leaders take stand against poverty

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of religious leaders have gathered for the annual summit of Call to Renewal, an alliance of faith-based organizations... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Mar. 2 2000

Pain, suffering here to stay

Just remember, you heard it here first. When you and your friends are chatting about how pink is “out” and green is “in,”... [READ MORE]

Europe | Mar. 2 2000

Sharing food brings hope in Jesus

As a bleak winter chills this once-communist country, many Bulgarians have food on their tables because of Baptists. A $65,000 grant from Southern... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Feb. 24 2000

Souper Bowl of Caring reaps $2.8 million

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Souper Bowl of Caring, a grass-roots effort to help the hungry at the time of the annual Super Bowl football competition,... [READ MORE]

Financial | Jan. 27 2000

U.S. income gap widens

The booming U.S. economy has benefited the middle class but widened the gap between the haves and have-nots, according to two recent reports.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Challenges great for IMB missionaries

Southern Baptist missionaries risked mounting persecution abroad – for daring to tell the world Jesus is the only way to peace with God.... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 20 2000

Men’s ministries play many roles in churches

When flooding last year in Honduras left residents of that country homeless, a group of men from Grace Baptist Church, Oxford, saw the disaster... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Group buys slaves, sets free

A controversial Christian human rights group based in Switzerland said it had bought the freedom of 5,514 slaves in Sudan during a secret mission.... [READ MORE]

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