The Christian Life Commission aids Texas Baptists, churches, communities and government leaders give voice to critical issues in society from a Christian and biblical perspective.
To a new harvest
by Jordan Corona — March 26, 2015
Sometimes I get frustrated reading hunger statistics. So much of the information comes in particular metrics which seem restrictive to the big picture.
It’s not a bad thing. And the sorts of policy solutions and development strategy yielded by looking at hunger in terms of demographics and economic resources certainly have a necessary function.
Hunger across the state, rooted to the nation, and spanning the globe will never be as small a problem as access. I don’t think anyone believes that it is.
Hunger is a result of the Fall.
There has to be a bigger problem/p>/p>/p>/p>... [continue]
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