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by Sarah Sanderson Oak Hills Presbyterian adopted the practice of Rice & Beans for Lent, because they know firsthand that a small sacrifice can make a big difference. I didn’t know my neighbor Sally well, but I knew she was a single mom who had recently landed...

by Casey Schilperoort "You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail." Isaiah 58:11 These words from the prophet Isaiah are a beautiful promise. But in the dry and dusty village of Mwamalili, this imagery feels strange and out of reach. Droughts...

It’s one thing to change your diet, it’s another thing to change your heart. Throughout this experience, we’ll be reflecting on scripture and exploring our deepest hungers and how they can be most truly satisfied. We pray that they give you a taste of the...

by Jen Johnson Rice & Beans Month has changed, and even saved, many lives. And over the course of 10 years, it has taken on a life of its own at Grace & Healing Ministry in Tanzania. When Lahash was a brand new organization, its founder Dan...

It’s one thing to change your diet, it’s another thing to change your heart. Throughout this experience, we'll be reflecting on scripture and exploring our deepest hungers and how they can be most truly satisfied. We pray that they give you a taste of the...

For our Lent participants, the Rice & Beans journey begins today! Erin Holcomb's family has participated in Rice & Beans Month every year since it began. Her reflections on discovering the true heart of this event seem fitting as the first day of Lent overlaps...

Deep in Kenya's Rift Valley, a unique children's home is cultivating faith, family, and plenty of food. Joseph and Jane had a system for dividing up the most important family responsibilities. Jane cared for little Yvonne, and Joseph did his best to provide for them. This...