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Prepare for a Great Start

Whether you are beginning your first or your twentieth year as a GA, RA, or CA leader, welcome to an exciting year of children’s missions!

Remember Proverbs 11:13 as You Share Prayer Requests

scrap of paper on fish hook with the word gossip

“A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret” (Prov. 11:13).

A Case for Planning

There is a great deal of buzz these days about promoting growth through casual connections. You’ll hear things like, “We don’t want to plan. We just want things to happen naturally.” There is value in ground swelling and grassroots efforts. After all, WMU was born out of such.

Food Insecurity: What Does It Mean and What Can You Do?

Homeless man on street

As a kid, I remember being aware that my family was poor, but also being so thankful that we never had to worry about where our next meal would come from.

For many children in the United States, worry about their next meal is a daily event.

So what is food insecurity, and what can we do about it?

Helping Those Experiencing Food Insecurity

Global Hunger

Close your eyes and think. "Ice Cream. Pizza. French fries. Cake."

Are you beginning to feel hungry yet?

 

I'm So Hungry!

Have you ever said the words, “I’m SO hungry”? For many people, hunger is a life-threatening issue. One in nine people worldwide do go to bed hungry every night.

Baptist summer camp in rural Maine helps make campers’ faith “stickier”

FARMINGTON, Maine—Ann Lawrence, manager of Farmington Conference Center in rural Maine, knows the eternal difference that camp can make in the lives of young people.

How Do I Know if a Student Is Hungry? And What Can I Do About It?

Chances are the kids in your student group don’t know what it means to be chronically hungry. But there is a chance that several of your students may live with some level of food insecurity. They may have wondered where their next meal will come from; their families may have used a food pantry or government subsidized meals; or they may have missed a meal or two last week.

Asking for Stones, but Receiving Bread: A Lesson in Praying for God’s Will

woman praying with open hands over Bible in her lap

It was a simple, normal prayer: God, provide me with a new job. But then, I added to it.

God, provide me with a new job in Nashville. God, provide me with a new ministry or communications job in Nashville.

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