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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.

Families on Mission: Fall Kickoff Event!

It’s that time of year when memories of summer are fading and school is back in session. As a leader of Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, or Children in Action, you feel drawn to this personal ministry. In this position, you want to reach families with children in this age group.

Global Hunger Relief: One Association’s Story

woman putting food in a paper bag

“Words can never thank you enough for reminding me that God loves me and has great plans for me. You see, I was homeless, living in the woods with no food, no hope, and freezing cold in the winter.” These words of testimony were written to Operation Care last year in a 4-page letter of thanks for this ministry.

Halloween: Reverse Trick or Treating

Mother & child on sidewalk

Many churches throw open their doors at Halloween with fall festivals to attract new people and create a positive impact on their community. Reverse trick or treating takes church members outside the church walls and into your neighborhood.

Hungry Versus Hunger

“I’m hungry,” remarks my grown son. He opens the refrigerator door, studies the contents, and then declares, “There’s nothing in here to eat!” and walks away. Vegetables, milk, eggs, and a casserole sit on the shelves.

Global Hunger Relief: Children Can Make a Difference

Hunger is one of the most challenging needs we face today. How is it that some have so much while others have so little? This month, children will be learning about the global hunger epidemic.

Is Your Bible Study Fueling Your Mission?

woman with backpack standing on open road and holding Bible

My heart quivered with pain and uncertainty. I had never walked through a season of difficulty and heartache at this level. I wish I could say the season was short lived, but it stretched into months and even years.

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