In reading the book The End of Hunger, there was the good news combined with the challenge. The good news was that a massive amount of work has been accomplished in the past 25 years. Severe hunger is being reduced statistically. The bad news is that the last bit to go to eliminate the issue by 2030 is still costly. We can’t let up. We have to stay focused and work harder. It is easier to cut a problem in half than to eliminate it.
I thought of this as I sat in a historic black Episcopal Church in Montgomery, Alabama this week. The subject wasn’t hunger. The subject was historic and systemic racism. The subject was justice.
Continue reading “The work we still need to do”
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.
Continue reading “Wage peace with food”
I have been working my way back through The End of Hunger to take in … or “digest” (okay, pun intended) … the hope found in this book. There are some convicting statistics that need to change my actions.
Continue reading “Food waste”
In The End of Hunger, there is a section on what each of us can do in this goal of ending hunger by 2030. A simple solution offered: sit down when you eat.
Continue reading “When you eat… sit down”
I have been going back through the book The End of Hunger:Renewed Hope for Feeding the World to take in the possibilities in this venture and goal of ending hunger by 2030. There is HOPE.
Continue reading “The first 1,000 days in ending hunger”
I am working my way through some more in-depth thoughts on the book The End of Hunger put out by Intervarsity Press.
Continue reading “Understanding U.S. hunger”
I have reviewed The End of Hunger here, but there is so much in this book I wanted to keep interacting with some of the key chapters in this book.
Continue reading “It’s not “social justice”… it’s just “justice””