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SBC Report: Churches urged to help with global hunger crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission) — Almost 1 billion people are undernourished, and during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting today Baptist leaders called on churches to address the global hunger crisis. “Chronic hunger is a debilitating problem … Continue reading

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Displaced Iraqis find help in BGR

IRAQ (TAB, BP) — In the midst of crisis Baptist Global Response (BGR) has been focused on helping families in need across Iraq, some 250,000 displaced people, even beyond the Yazidi community. As Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Flood relief effort in Central Asia

A BGR partner reports on a flood relief effort in Central Asia: Few offices in our province were equipped to provide disaster relief for families affected by recent heavy rains and subsequent flooding.  Our office was able to assist 70 … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Current statistics for BGR refugee relief

MIDDLE EAST (BGR) — In the past year, many refugees of a Middle Eastern country have sought shelter with local families in the poorest area of a neighboring country. During this time Baptist Global Response (BGR) partners have provided food … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Prayers requested for Sahel hunger crisis

DAKAR, Senegal (BGR) — The food crisis in Africa’s Sahel region is expected to remain critical throughout the summer, a United Nations relief official has announced. Southern Baptists are being asked to pray for those who are suffering near starvation and for … Continue reading

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