Resources on Poverty

As an associate and senior pastor, I have been blessed to serve two churches that developed ministries to the homeless and other needy in their communities. In both cases, these ministries began as God worked in the hearts of lay... Continue...

We can’t truly be pro-life if we’re not anti-poverty. Follow me through the facts here. Last month, the organization Planned Parenthood celebrated its 100-year anniversary. Since 1916, founder Margaret Sanger’s vision for this organization, reflected even it’s very name, was... Continue...

Would you say that over the past three decades (since about the mid-1980s) the percentage of people in the world who live in extreme poverty — previously defined as living on less than $1.25 per day — has: A) Increased... Continue...

What does it mean to be hungry in America? And how do we solve the issue of domestic hunger? To answer those questions, Congress created the bipartisan National Commission on Hunger, a group tasked with providing “policy recommendations to Congress and... Continue...

"If you’re going to follow Jesus, you’d better love the poor (7).” Rick Warren issued this powerful statement in his foreword to the book From Dependence to Dignity: How to Alleviate Poverty Through Church-Centered Microfinance, by authors Brian Fikkert and Russell... Continue...

Kevin Ezell and David Platt discuss the unique ways Global Hunger Relief is so effective in demonstrating the love of Christ while sharing the good news of Jesus' love. 100% of each gift goes directly to meet hunger needs Visit... Continue...

When the extravagant love of Jesus Christ meets global hunger, lives and communities are forever transformed. Visit globalhungerrelief.com to learn more! Continue...

Chronic hunger is a debilitating problem for nearly 1 billion people in the world. ERLC President Russell Moore discusses Global Hunger Relief — an effective way to fight the global hunger crisis. Continue...

Global Hunger Relief is a cooperative initiative supported by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and six other SBC partners. Donations to GHR go 100% toward meeting hunger needs in North America and around the world. Churches across the country... Continue...