Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger

Quote of the Day: David Beckmann


Hundreds of millions of people have escaped from hunger and poverty in our time, and all the nations of the world have acknowledged that further progress is possible. Given what the Bible teaches about God's concern for poor people and God's presence in history, doesn't it make sense to thank God for this great liberation? Doesn't it make sense to see it as an experience of God's saving action in our own history? Isn't God present in whatever efforts we make to help people escape from hunger and poverty?

—David Beckmann, in Exodus from Hunger

Photo: A fisherman, with his catch, by the beach in Mexico. (Margie Nea)


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