The COVID-19 pandemic will leave a lasting impact on food-insecure Americans and the organizations that combat hunger.
The challenges the COVID-19 pandemic is creating for many Americans are nothing new to those already struggling with chronic poverty.
“They are grieving. It’s really hard to come to a new country with the language hurdles and a culture that’s so different.”
A Florida nonprofit operated by former Cooperative Baptist Fellowship international missionaries has entered a fund-raising challenge in which donors can help it win up to $25,000 and expand its ministry to migrant workers. The organization, Cultivate Abundance, is participating in…
A brief period of unrest in Haiti followed by a U.S. government travel warning has led short-term mission groups to postpone travel to the island nation. Youth groups and college spring-breakers in some cases canceled service trips when parents and…
When two Baptist ministers launched a legal aid ministry for immigrants in Virginia in the fall of 2016, it was aimed largely at helping Latinos attain and maintain legal residency. But Donald Trump’s election a couple months later, and his high-profile immigration crackdown since taking office, has slowed demand for Greg and Sue Smith’s LUCHA Immigration Legal Services in Fredericksburg, Va.
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Congolese refugees and CBF field personnel build Beloved Community in Raleigh By Blake Tommey In 1994, the first time the Pew Research Center polled Americans about the effect of immigrants on the country, 63 percent agreed that immigrants are “a…
The outrage over the comment made to senators in a meeting on immigration, and which the president eventually denied, has faded as Trump deals with newer scandals, including revelations of a tryst with a porn star. But there are those who continue to simmer about the “shithole” reference, including American Christians who have served as long- and short-term missionaries in some of the African and other nations Trump disparaged.
If you’re reading this story on the new laptop or tablet or phone you just got for Christmas, be thankful. But don’t forget also to be grateful, which, many spiritual leaders say, is not necessarily the same thing.