House farm bill fails

SNAP, food aid remain intact for now

Bill fails, 195-234; Beckmann says vote shows Congress listens when people speak with one voice. read more »

June 21, 2013

2013 legislative priorities

Immigration reform, reducing gun violence, ‘moral federal budget,’ combating human trafficking targeted

Priorities support Christian social concerns and represent areas to which the faith community can bring a unique voice to the legislative process. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 19, 2013

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Cows That Type  by Cronin Strikes and organizing and working for others (cows for hens) Fighting against a presumed, articulated value (“You are cows and hens. I demand milk and eggs.”) The man (pardon the pun) loses because the cows and hens stand their... read more »

Posted on September 28, 2012

‘Share the Table with a World Farmer’

World Food Day Sunday, Oct. 16

People of faith encouraged to organize a dinner during which they will discuss the importance of and situation of small-holder farmers in developing countries. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on August 29, 2011

Building resilience into food prices

Bold U.S. led-initiative key to success

Bread for the World Institute report focuses on global response to rise in hunger as a result of the 2008 food price crisis. read more »

January 06, 2011

Hunger can be eliminated

Experts claim means available

Hunger advocates say enough food produced to feed everyone worldwide. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on June 29, 2009

The Micah Corps

Nebraska Conference young adult intern program

Internship integrates faith and justice ministries through prayer, study and action. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 22, 2009

Global food security

Congress urged to support initiative

Poverty-focused development, humanitarian accounts seek sustainable ways to feed people. read more »

June 15, 2009

12 ethnic young adults begin internships

Work at social justice ministries in U.S. capital

Summer interns drawn from 11 conferences, all jurisdictions. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 08, 2009

Education for All Act

Obama urged to commit $2 billion

Funding would signal U.S. willing to take bold action to help fill annual worldwide financing gap. read more »

December 15, 2008

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