When I feed the hungry they call me a saint. When I ask why so many people are poor they call me a communist. ~Dom Helder Camara~ World Hunger is a scandal. The earth produces enough food to feed all its inhabitants, yet hunger has reached chronic proportions across the world especially in Asia and [...]
World Food Day is observed on October 16 each year. It is a single day in an entire month that reminds us of the global food scarcity and resulting hunger crisis. While “hunger rights” are brought to our attention today, what happens after today is even more critical. How does your church address global poverty, hunger and the growing food crisis?
Short-term summer mission trip plans are in high gear in many places. I am already preparing to receive two mission teams this Summer. This is the third time we are receiving short-term missioners from this particular Christian body. So far, each trip has been of great benefit to all of us. I believe this is [...]
Christian Mission And Social Justice Christian mission as primarily Evangelism in its traditional understanding as solely winning souls is becoming a thing of the past. Today’s church is becoming more and more aware that Christian mission and evangelistic outreach cannot ignore social justice issues. The understanding of Christian mission in relation to social justice varies [...]