Biblical Reflection

The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

September 16, 2015

A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

La Biblia y el Programa para el desarrollo de ayuda enfocado en la pobreza

April 14, 2016

Un breve análisis en el contexto bíblico de la propugnación por los programas gubernamentales de asistencia al extranjero para combatir la pobreza.

Incluye una introducción a este asunto, una reflexión bíblica...

La Biblia y la encarcelación masiva

April 14, 2016

Un breve análisis en el contexto bíblico de la propugnación por reformas en el sistema jurídico y la encarcelación masiva.

Incluye una introducción a este asunto, una reflexión bíblica, acciones prácticas que...

La Biblia y la reforma migratoria

April 14, 2016

Un breve análisis en el contexto bíblico de la propugnación por la reforma migratoria.

Incluye una introducción a este asunto, una reflexión bíblica, acciones prácticas que puedes tomar, y una oración.

La Biblia en cuanto a la salud y el tema del hambre

April 14, 2016

Un breve análisis de la aproximación de la Biblia a la relación entre la salud y el hambre.

Incluye una introducción a este asunto, una reflexión bíblica, acciones prácticas que puedes tomar, y una oración....

La Biblia y las elecciones

April 14, 2016

Un breve análisis en el contexto bíblico del acto de votar y a la participación en elecciones y en el proceso democrático en Estados Unidos.

Incluye una introducción a este asunto, una reflexión bíblica,...

2016 Offering of Letters main booklet (background on topic)

February 17, 2016

Part of the 2016 Offering of Letters: Survive and Thrive

Background on this year's topic and tools to help you explain it

Table of contents

  • An Invitation: Use Your Influence
  • ...

La Base Bíblica para Abogar con el Propósito de Erradicar el Hambre

February 3, 2016

Este boletín presenta los temas bíblicos que guían la misión de Pan para el Mundo en su propugnación para poner un fin al hambre.

Además de versículos bíblicos y fragmentos citados aquí, hay muchas otras...

The Bible and Elections

September 16, 2015

A brief examination of the biblical approach to voting and participating in elections and the democratic process in the United States.

Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical...

2015 Offering of Letters main booklet (background on topic)

July 17, 2015

Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

Background on this year's topic and tools to help you explain it

Table of contents

  • An Invitation (letter of introduction from Bread's
  • ...

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • The U.S. Contribution to Ending Global Malnutrition

    We have a new opportunity in 2017 to speed up global progress against malnutrition among pregnant women and young children. Worldwide, maternal and child malnutrition causes millions of deaths each year. In some countries, it holds entire generations back from reaching their economic potential....

  • Fact Sheet: Nutrition During Famine

    Famine means that 20 percent or more of the households in an area have “an extreme lack of food and other basic needs where starvation, death, and destitution are evident.”

    Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, while other areas of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and...

For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

For Advocacy

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.

    ...

  • The State of Black Poverty: A Pan-African Millennial Perspective on Ending Hunger by 2030

    Over the past year and a half, about two-dozen young adults from the United States and countries in Africa and the Caribbean, have gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the effects of hunger and poverty in black communities. The working group has been considering socio-political and...

  • Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

    Congress is considering proposals that would jeopardize healthcare coverage for millions of poor and near-poor adults and children. 

    The bill under consideration, the American Health Care Act, would gut...

Field

Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

Insight

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