Wage peace with food

One last post (for now) on the book The End of Hunger. (Basic book review is HERE.) While we have a lot of good news over the last few decades in the cause to end hunger, the last few years have had their toll. The biggest issue: conflict.

Those in need of emergency assistance (meaning they have no other way to say alive) has risen dramatically in numbers.

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The End of Hunger: There is good news

I have reviewed The End of Hunger previously, but a brief review won’t capture the flood of thoughts hitting me.

The issue of hunger, poverty, or climate change relies on a main factor for motivation and action: panic. The fuel of any issue is the old news adage: “If it bleeds it leads.” There has to be a sense of things getting worse to keep an issue in front of people.

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Book Review: The End of Hunger

This book creates a big problem for me. There is so much to work through and think through it’s impossible to put it in a book review. This is a book for thought, for contemplation, for discussion, and then for action.

The book is edited by Jenney Eaton Dyer and Cathleen Falsani, but the feature is the articles by so many people involved in the issue of hunger, food insecurity, and the work to actually think of ending hunger by 2030.

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Needed: Abandonment to Christ

The reason some of us are such poor examples of Christianity is that we have failed to recognize that Christ is almighty. We have Christian attributes and experiences, but there is no abandonment or surrender to Jesus Christ. When we get into difficult circumstances, we impoverish His ministry by saying, “Of course, He can’t do anything about this.” We struggle to reach the bottom of our own well, trying to get water for ourselves. Beware of sitting back, and saying, “It can’t be done.” You will know it can be done if you will look to Jesus. The well of your incompleteness runs deep, but make the effort to look away from yourself and to look toward Him. — Oswald Chambers