Hunger + Poverty Issues

Achieving the Right to Food: The Human Rights Challenge of the 21st Century

Thu, 11/01/2007 Human Rights

A family that goes to sleep hungry every night has typically been viewed as an object of sympathy. But as the legal standing of the right to food strengthens across the world, the view of those family members is changing.

Faith in Action

Mon, 10/01/2007 Christian Response

This fall will be an important time for final action on Capitol Hill on the Farm Bill, funding for poverty-focused development assistance and other critical issues for hungry people. Calls, letters, visits, media work and prayer will all be vital during this time. We also encourage you to join us this fall in three other ways to help bring change to our world.

Development Assistance for 2008

Thu, 11/01/2007 Hunger Legislation

Bread for the World is urging Congress to finalize a spending bill that, at a minimum, includes the $1.9 billion increase in poverty-focused development assistance approved by the House.

Christian Declaration

Thu, 11/01/2007 Christian Response

Because of the responsibilities, which flow from his dual citizenship, man’s dominion cannot be understood as license to abuse, spoil, squander or destroy what God has made to manifest his glory. That dominion cannot be anything else than a stewardship in symbiosis with all creatures.

Gratitude and Responsibility for Creation

Thu, 11/01/2007 Christian Response

The month of November is a time when we remember in a special way the many blessings God has bestowed upon us. This November let us be especially mindful of the gift of creation.

Christianity and Ecology: Wholeness, Respect, Justice, Sustainability

Sat, 09/01/2007 Christian Response

Increasing numbers of Christian theologians and ethicists are responding to the environmental challenge as the world gets hotter, stormier, unequal, crowded, more violent, and less bio-diverse. In this pivotal time, what do Christian eco-theology and ethics contribute to the struggle to...

Ten Things You Can Do to Reduce Global Warming

Sat, 09/01/2007 Environment

Burning fossil fuels such as natural gas, coal, oil and gasoline raises the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is a major contributor to the greenhouse effect and global warming. You personally can help reduce the demand for fossil fuel with 10 simple actions.

Dealing With Climate Change

Tue, 01/01/2008 Environment

 Climate change is transforming the nature of global water insecurity. While the threat posed by rising temperatures is now firmly established on the international agenda, insufficient attention has been paid to...

Speculation of World Food Prices

Mon, 08/18/2008 Environment

The current crisis of high food prices will require substantial reworking of our global fossil fuel-dependent system to create a more localized and organic system. This marked increase was brought on by simple policy decisions and can be addressed by similarly simple policies. Learn more here.

Sustainable Recovery Requires Long-Term Effort in Tsunami Zone

Sat, 07/01/2006 Natural Disasters

In Thailand damage was severe but not overwhelming, they are well along the road to recovery. On the opposite end of the spectrum is the northwest coast of Aceh, Indonesia, where many areas are still in critical condition.