Tag Archives: Poverty

As Americans Go Hungry, Where Is The Church?

The USDA has released a report showing that 49 million Americans are short on food.  17 million of these are children.  That is an increase from 11% of Americans in 2007 to nearly 15% in 2008. It is great that … Continue reading

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Understanding “the least of these my brothers” in Matthew 25:40

It has been a while since my last post.  I apologize for that.  Hopefully, now that I have finished moving I will be able to post a bit more regularly again. One of the most-often misunderstood Bible passages comes from … Continue reading

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Before you throw it away, give it away.

My wife and I are in the midst of packing up to move from California to Ohio.  Yes, Ohio.  Luckily, we will be there just in time for winter! As we have been boxing things up, we have realized that … Continue reading

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Do we know how to abound?

I have been carrying around the following quote in my Bible for years.  It comes from Spurgeon and it is on abundance in light of Philippians 4:12: Let not the gifts thy love bestows estrange our hearts from thee. Have the gifts of God … Continue reading

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Will Starve for Food

Those of you who normally read my site know that I do not often write about personal matters.  This site is primarily about discussing Christianity and how our Christian beliefs carry over into how we live our lives. One of … Continue reading

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What do you know about poverty in the U.S.?

We often think that poverty and hunger only exist in other places of the world.  Surely, there cannot be many in the U.S. who these words apply to. Did you know: In 2007, 37.3 million people (12.5%) were in poverty. … Continue reading

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While we’re at it, why not give them something to eat?

Missionaries in foreign countries often create the opportunity to share the gospel with people by first meeting the physical needs of the people they are trying to reach. They go in and offer food, medical care, and shelter to those … Continue reading

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We criticize Burger King, but are we doing enough?

Burger King is being criticized for its latest add campaign.  Follow the link below to see a video that discusses the controversy. http://www.yahoo.com/s/1000014 While it may be true that Burger King could have been more sensitive to world hunger, we … Continue reading

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