Art Simon

President emeritus and founder

Rev. Art Simon is president emeritus and founder of Bread for the World. He is author of numerous books, including How Much is Enough? Hungering for God in an Affluent Culture, Rediscovering the Lord’s Prayer, and most recently, The Rising of Bread for the World. He is the former director of the Washington office of Christian Children's Fund, and former pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in the Lower East Side of NYC. He is Lutheran. Bowie, Maryland.

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  • Finding Hope, Ending Hunger on Both Sides of the Border: A Bilingual Latino Devotional

    Devotional writers challenge us to feel the Spirit of God within us and to hear God’s urgent call to demand justice so all can put food on the table.
  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    “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.

    The Bible on...

  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

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African at Heart

November 22, 2019


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