Tuesday, 22 September 2015 12:47

Faith leaders pledge to fight hunger

A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit themselves to encourage their communities to work to end hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

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Facing rain and flats, the riders pedaled 500 miles to raise funds for the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering.

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Some Baptist leaders are concerned that Christians and churches no longer collaborate on missions and other volunteer projects as they did in the past.

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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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