Nearly 50 years after President Johnson declared a “war on poverty,” millions of Americans are still going to bed hungry.

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Religious groups are best suited to convince other Americans that the poor are worthy of help, says a politicans, but a Baptist minister notes that will take a willingness by Christians to risk forming relationships with those in need.

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Simplistic explanations don’t offer solutions, speakers at hunger summit insist.

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There are no silver bullets in ending hunger, but there is plenty of silver buckshot, the CBF executive coordinator said.

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A church’s free meals make life bearable for the unemployed in Dalton, Ga.

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Monday, 09 December 2013 12:18

CBF leaders join pope's poverty prayer

National staff of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will join Catholics and other Christians around the world in a “wave of prayer” to end poverty.

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Monday, 04 November 2013 11:36

Teamwork needed to fight hunger: official

Hunger is more than just a health problem or a public policy problem. It is a moral problem, Melissa Rogers said at a recent hunger summit at Baylor University.

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Sunday, 20 October 2013 20:48

Immigration up next for Obama, Baptists

Religious groups, including CBF and the Alliance of Baptists, urge Americans to educate themselves and prepare to contact legislators as the immigration reform debate prepares to take center stage at the White House and Capitol Hill.

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Friday, 27 September 2013 12:49

Meeting with Malawi leader turns spiritual

Passport's Colleen Burroughs, founder of a clean water ministry that serves Malawi, met with that nation's president Sept. 20 to talk about poverty initiatives.

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Thursday, 19 September 2013 11:48

Christian leaders oppose SNAP cuts

A Christian-led “Circle of Protection” called on Congress to vote “no” on a proposed bill to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps.

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