Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger

Quote of the Day: Jim Wallis

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A Bread for the World member during worship at the 2013 National Gathering in Washington, D.C., in June (Joe Molieri/Bread for the World)

“The Bible teaches us to pray for those in authority, and prayer contributes to mutually respectful debate that advances the common good. The focus of our nation's budget negotiations should not be about which politicians win or lose, but about whether our budget decisions reflect our values. We will ask our churches to pray as you continue to work together on the budget.”

— Jim Wallis, President, Sojourners

More than 5,000 Christian leaders recently issued a reminder to our lawmakers that they must make hungry and poor people a priority as they consider our nation’s fiscal challenges. Learn more about the pastoral letter here

During the August recess, we will continue to pray for lawmakers and ask them to replace sequestration with a balanced package that includes both new revenue and responsible spending cuts. We also ask them to make sure that any scheduled defense cuts are not shifted to anti-hunger programs. Add your voice.


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