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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.

Project HELP: Refugees -- Stories of Those Who Help

Fondra Magee works with refugees in Washington.

In Mission Friends we have shared the stories of missionaries who work with refugees, both in North America and internationally. We also want to share the stories of people who help refugees in their own communities, whether through their church, job position, or a community organization. Their stories will inspire you, and also give ideas about ways we can help within our own communities.

Those Moments . . . How to Keep Students Engaged

Anyone? Anyone? Class? Anyone? Can you picture that classic scene from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off when the a teacher is lecturing the class about history and economics. The students are all sitting at their desks, mouths opened, slumped over and drooling on their desks, and just completely unengaged. Let me just say, do not let that happen in your student group!

Global Hunger Relief: Helping Children Respond

Each October, Southern Baptists work together to focus on Global Hunger Relief and respond to the issues of hunger in the United States and around the world. 100% of all gifts to the Global Hunger Relief offering go directly toward meeting hunger needs.

I Can't Teach for the Noise!

“I can’t teach for the noise,” one desperate leader wrote. “How am I going to teach them about missions if they cannot hear me because of all the disruptions?”

Missions in the Dominican Republic

Ashley Fan, National Acteens Panelis

I spent the last week of June 2018 in the Dominican Republic teaching crafts at an English immersion camp. I worked with Haitian kids, ranging from three to fifteen years-old. This was a youth mission trip.

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