Faith Tools

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

    September 15, 2020
    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.
  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    January 31, 2018

    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...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    December 7, 2017

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    October 10, 2017

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the...

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    January 1, 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

    September 21, 2015

    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,...

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    September 16, 2015

    “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 Bible and Immigration Reform

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on immigration reform.

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

  • The Bible and Poverty-Focused Development Assistance

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy for federal government assistance abroad that focuses on eradicating poverty.

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

  • Banquet of Praise

    July 6, 2015

    A book of worship resources, hymns, and songs in the spirit of justice, peace, and food for all. Contains invocations, litanies, benedictions, and other prayers, along with sample worship services and more than 150...