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...

Whether you are thinking of participating for the month of March or for Lent, we are all sharing a common meal together. "Together" is a key concept for Rice & Beans Month, which is why Oak Hills Church in Milwaukie, Oregon, decided to make it...

For the Lahash community, the transition from March to April has shifted our focus from Rice & Beans to child sponsorship. As Rice & Beans Month participant Nina Horn explains, it’s a pretty logical transition… While participating in Rice & Beans month a couple of years...

I love thinking and talking about matters of faith. Long, thoughtful, Christ-centered discussions feed my spirit. However, I've found in my years as a parent that sometimes the best way to sink an important truth deep into my own heart is to explain it to...

Today, as Lent and Rice & Beans Month wind toward a close, we have the third and final installment in our 2016 guest writer series. This week's focus is on the theme of Sharing, particularly poignant as we consider that Christ's death and resurrection make...

After hearing about the idea for a few years, Peter and Beth Smart gave Rice & Beans Month a try for the first time in 2015, together with a group of friends from church. They discovered that the spiritual and practical elements of this event...

A group of widows in northern Uganda know first-hand the struggles of living in poverty. Yet somehow, having less doesn't stop them from giving more...

This second installment in our 2016 guest writer series focuses on the theme of Solidarity. Each of these writers are not only participating personally in Rice & Beans Month, but also playing a pivotal role in leading the experience for their entire church community. This...

This week’s Participant Profile introduces us to the Cussins family. Noah is a student at Sunnyside Christian School in Washington state. Lahash Media Director, Casey Schilperoort, gave a Rice & Beans presentation  last year for the students there, and Noah participated in a school-wide lunch...