Evangelical Christians are not just a voting bloc. And they're not all white, conservative and Republicans. One in four Americans identifies as evangelical, and the make-up of the church is becoming increasingly diverse.Read More
With 10 years left to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, the world is not on track to meet Goal 2 of ending hunger and improving nutrition.
The international community is mobilizing to try to meet the goal, but different groups working on the issue do not always have the same approach…Read More
Since 2010, vaccination coverage has stalled globally at approximately 86% for three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis and one dose of the measles vaccine. To avoid outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, WHO stated that 95% coverage is needed across communities, countries and the globe…Read More
Dr. Paul Osteen is a general and vascular surgeon from Houston, Texas, who has served 24 times with World Medical Mission. He recently returned from his sixth service trip to Mukinge Hospital in Zambia.Read More
Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday.Read More
Malti Bhogade's twin daughters died soon after they were born.
Bhogade, a 32-year old farm laborer working 150 km north of India's financial capital Mumbai, delivered her babies prematurely in January. One died almost instantly due to malnutrition…Read More
Are you in the valley of the shadow of death right now? Have you walked the valley with someone else and now need to find the way back out? Carmen talks candidly about the application of the 23rd Psalm to the walk of the faith today.Read More
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. to meet with our nation’s leaders, both in the White House and in the Senate.Read More
Globally, nearly 600,000 children and nearly 100,000 women die each year due to inadequate breastfeeding.Read More
We know how and when to address malnutrition. We just need the political will to make it happen. Advocacy from the faith sector, particularly from the politically right-of-center voter, is now more crucial than ever.Read More
Family farmers in developing countries have enormous potential, but lack access to resources and servicesRead More
While it’s not something that gets a lot of attention here in South Carolina, I’d like to encourage readers to consider the critical importance of food security and global nutrition in the developing world, and the simple ways we can make a difference from here in Charleston.Read More
Christians are called to 'extreme love and not to self-preservation,' Brantly tells The Christian Chronicle.Read More
U.S. health aid can also promote stability, mitigate extremism, and avoid costly longer-term military interventions.Read More
Yemen is suffering its third major cholera outbreak since 2015 when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened to try to restore Yemen’s internationally recognized government after it was ousted from power in the capital Sanaa by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement.Read More
Before I was pastor of The Cornerstone Church, I spent a year with at-risk kids in Thailand. There, I witnessed the systemic impacts of poverty. My faith calls me to uplift the vulnerable, in Boise and in Thailand. That’s why I’ve become an advocate for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, which provides funding to 120 nations.Read More
One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an Addis Ababa-based thinktank has warned.
In an urgent call for action, a study by the African Child Policy Forum said that nearly 60 million children in Africa do not have enough food despite the continent’s economic growth in recent years.Read More
The global pledge to eradicate hunger by 2030 – the Sustainable Development Goal number 2 – committed us all to take any setbacks as a catalyst to redouble efforts and try harder. For the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the international community’s promise to achieve SDG 2 is also our mandate.Read More
#MALALADAY - "I could see that I was treated differently from my sisters. I was different for my parents because I was a boy." Ziauddin Yousafzai describes his upbringing in 1970s Pakistan as "very patriarchal".Read More