How Disturbing Is Injustice?

When you think about the injustices suffered by people around the world, how disturbed are you? Dr. Larry Ward, founder of Food for the Hungry (FH), was disturbed by injustice. He marked up his Bible, noting passages discussing social justice. This year, as we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we are looking back at some of […]
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A Bible and Sponsorship Knit Family Together

It’s a painful problem: No money, no jobs. It’s a constant issue in Bolivia, where Food for the Hungry (FH) sponsored child Deybi lives with his family. Things only got worse when COVID-19 hit and jobs were even harder to find. Parents all over the world made hard decisions this year to leave children with […]
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Deep Connection is Found in Spiritual Growth, Teen Learns

A deep connection was Jhulian’s greatest wish. He tried to find it through friendship and his family, but says he continued to feel empty. The 17 year old lived in the Baritan community, in the Malabon area of the Philippines.  It’s part of metro Manila, a huge, crowded city where it’s easy to feel lost […]
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What is the Meaning of “He Who Oppresses the Poor Shows Contempt for their Maker?”

When you think of honoring God, what comes to mind? You may think of worshiping with a crowd of people, spending time with Him, or giving of your finances. Those are certainly all ways to honor God. In Proverbs, we learn of another way to honor God: by showing kindness to the poor. We also […]
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God Hears and Answers Us

God hears us, the Bible says. But sometimes when we feel discouraged, it’s difficult to believe that’s true. Maybe that’s why Dr. Larry Ward penned these words on the last page of his Bible: “He listened and heard my cry.” Dr. Ward gleaned this encouragement from Psalm 40:1. I waited patiently for the Lord;     he […]
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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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