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In Genesis, God gave us the power and responsibility to care for the earth: "God blessed them and said to them, 'Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground'" (Genesis 1:28, ESV).
While God is the ultimate ruler and King, we are entrusted by God to care for the earth as stewards. We must live out our calling for the good of all creation.
But for many, the environment seems distant and the problems with it too big to solve. However, stewardship of the earth is foundational to ending poverty and hunger. Without a stable environment, smallholder farmers around the world face the possibility of starvation. Famine and want go hand in hand with the irregular weather patterns caused by climate change.
As followers of Christ, we cannot practice good stewardship without caring for God's environment, our home, and God's gift. God's grace, wisdom, and strength will help us in our tasks, especially in the face of major environmental challenges. And so we ask you to join us as we pray for:
When you commit to joining in praying for an end to hunger, we will email you twice a month with specific prayer requests and sample prayers. Learn more about how you can get involved with prayer at Bread.
Photo: Jane Sebbi, left, a farmer and mother of seven, tends to her 12 acres of land in Kamuli, Uganda, along with her sister-in-law.
"Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing."
These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C.
Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration. Hunger also contributes to conflict.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition in the fiscal year 2020 budget.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.