Does God Always Answer Public Prayers?

Have you ever spoken confidently about God’s power to rescue in a situation, but secretly wondered if He really would?  Dr. Larry Ward, who founded Food for the Hungry (FH) 50 years ago, trusted God for great things. However, sometimes God didn’t respond in the way Dr. Ward expected. Today, we’ll look at two stories […]
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Family’s Adventure in Giving Back Started at a Concert

The Bolke family’s adventure in giving back started at a concert. Melanie and Tom Bolke attended TobyMac’s “Hits Deep Tour” with their son, Jeremiah, five years ago near their home. During a break in the Christian hip-hop artist’s performance, a speaker briefly introduced the audience to Child Sponsorship through Food for the Hungry (FH). For […]
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What Is Poverty?

Have you ever wondered whether you are poor? It’s not a simple question to answer, since definitions vary greatly. According to one online calculator, a family of four earning $26,000 per year is richer than 78.5% of the world’s population. However, according to guidelines used in the United States, that same family falls below the […]
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Faith is Important to Daughter’s Growth, Mom Learns

Faith and spiritual growth are among the important parts of life that a mother must teach her daughter, Mirla Flores learned. Mirla, 40, lives in one of the myriad neighborhoods clinging to the hills just outside of Lima, Peru. She is the mother of two children, Romina Nicole Rengifo Flores, 14, and an 8-year-old son, […]
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What Is The Meaning of “God Gives Food to the Hungry?”

When people hear our name for the first time, they often think that Food for the Hungry (FH) is a food bank. FH staff become accustomed to hearing comments such as, “Where do you pass out food?” So If you have made that assumption, you’re not alone. In fact, FH does distribute food and other […]
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What is the Meaning of “the Ends of the Earth?”

Have you ever felt as if you were at “the ends of the earth?” Maybe you were physically far away from anything familiar to you. Or perhaps you felt terribly distant–spiritually or emotionally–from God and others.  Where can we turn when we feel isolated? Dr. Larry Ward, who founded Food for the Hungry (FH), kept […]
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