World Food Day

October 16, 2015 ...

The Lord has blessed us with an abundance of resources. Learning about where our food comes from, why so many people are hungry, and what practical opportunities there are to help those who are hungry softens our hearts and reminds us to be grateful for every meal. Every day nearly one billion people face hunger. …

Poverty

December 21, 2013 ...

The backbone of this ministry is our food and clothing bank. What started out in a small closet handing out a few canned goods has evolved into a ministry that reaches thousands of families each year. Another way we reach out to our community is our annual Thanksgiving Outreach. Last year we gave out over …

U.S. Evangelicals Honor World Food Day

October 8, 2013 ...

“In America, we have been blessed with abundance. Most of us worry more about eating too much than whether we will have anything to eat at all,” NAE President Leith Anderson said. “But every day, nearly one billion of God’s children around the world face hunger and starvation as a result of failing crops, loss …

Letter to Congress on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

September 12, 2013 ...

Dear Representative, As you determine the policies and appropriations for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), please maintain this vital program at or near its current level of funding, and refrain from enacting policies that could damage our most vulnerable citizens. We are especially concerned about proposals that would limit food aid for some recipients …

NAE Board Approves ‘Lowering the Debt, Raising the Poor’ Resolution

March 21, 2011 ...

“Clearly the current fiscal course is not sustainable,” said Leith Anderson, NAE President. “We welcome the renewed attention on the national debt, which now tops $14 trillion. At the same time, we urge special attention to how new legislation would impact those who are poor.” Most Americans overestimate what percentage of their tax dollars go …

Lowering the Debt, Raising the Poor

January 1, 2011 ...

The fiscal crisis has spiritual roots. The Bible counsels contentment with what we have (Luke 3:14, Hebrews 13:5) and generosity to those in need (Proverbs 22:9, 1 Timothy 6:18). We are told to pay taxes (Matthew 22:21, Romans 13:7). Persistent deficit spending, whether at the personal or national level, violates biblical teaching and leads to …

Humanitarian Aid Needed in Sri Lanka

June 24, 2009 ...

The aftermath of Sri Lanka’s three-decade-old armed conflict has displaced more than 300,000 people who are desperately in need of food, medical assistance and other basic needs. They include malnourished children, pregnant and lactating mothers and the elderly. “Despite being a small minority, the Christian community is valiantly and sacrificially giving to meet these needs, …

U.S. Foreign Aid and Humanitarian Assistance

January 1, 1995 ...

We support efforts to focus U.S. foreign aid on such programs as micro-enterprise development and child survival that have demonstrated the ability to make a real difference in the lives of those in need. We encourage the utilization of private, voluntary organizations such as our own World Relief Corporation, which can supplement U.S. government funds …

Amendment to Public Law 480

January 1, 1964 ...

WHEREAS, the proposed Bill before Congress is to extend this law for a period of five years and by this extension “to promote the economic stability of American agriculture and the national welfare” and for the “furtherance of the foreign policy of the United States,” and WHEREAS, the World Relief Commission of NAE in 1963 …