A national initiative for community development may be coming to Missouri in an effort to alleviate rural poverty.
Missouri's poverty rate stands at 15.5 percent, with the rate among children under 18 at 18.9 percent. Individuals and groups, including churches, are partnering to help lower those numbers.
Missourians to End Poverty (MEP) -- a non-profit
A new awareness of people's value, two foundations to make a difference in individual lives and opportunities to help others see the difference they can
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (ABP) — Tensed like a hungry cat watching a mouse emerge from a hole in the floor I watched the string of numbers on my lottery ticket as Anna Anderson read aloud numbers on the ticket she had just drawn at the
An arm of the national Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's rural poverty initiative, Liberty-based Together for Hope West focuses on four counties in South Dakota — Zieback,
NEW YORK (ABP) -- World leaders voiced deep concern about the impact of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression on international anti-poverty goals at a three-day summit at the United Nations Sept. 20-22.
Fitness can, literally, be a life-and-death issue for people in underprivileged communities. So a Christian medical ministry in one of
Status in society can influence how people read and interpret the Bible—and often how they will act on it, according to some Christian leaders.
Bread for the World is calling on constituents to urge their U.S. senators and representatives to sign on as cosponsors of bills aimed at foreign aid reform (800-828-0498 or www.congress.org).
CBF of Missouri invited a group of ministers and lay leaders to discuss practical ministry implications of the 9th Annual Poverty Summit.