Our two-year-old has learned to pronounce "solidarity," but the best way to learn what it means is to live it! Through the Lahash Sponsorship Program, we sponsor two precious kids in Tanzania named Anjelina and Baraka. We always feel a deeper connection to them during Rice...

Here are some useful tips to help you prepare for Rice & Beans Month. Engaging in the spiritual and physical aspects of Rice & Beans Month goes more smoothly if you do a few simple things to get ready beforehand! Pray about it. Keep the month...

The Brownell family is participating in Rice & Beans Month for the first time in 2015, with a theme of “Rice & Beans Around the World.” Their unique take on Rice & Beans Month is inspired by a lifestyle of international travel and meaningful advocacy...

The Brownell family in Portland, Oregon, chose a theme of "Rice & Beans Around The World" for their first year of Rice & Beans Month. Amy Brownell is a self-described "easily-bored cook" who often seeks inspiration from online recipe sources. Check out her list below...

Whether you started rice and beans for Lent in February, or are just entering week two of March, it's a great time for a little recipe inspiration. Rice & Beans Month participants posted the following recipes to the Rice & Beans facebook page: From Lin Willet...

There are plenty of appetizing, unique and downright odd Rice and Beans recipes to be found on Pinterest. A few participants have set up Rice and Beans themed boards, full of recipes. Please feel free to check them out, get ideas and report back if...

Don't forget to visit the recipe section of this website and the Rice & Beans Facebook page for some great recipes to help you through the month!  There are some easy favorites from the past few years, and brand new recipes from others who are...

"The Heart of Hospitality" Learning to trade entertainment for fellowship Written by Erin Holcomb I picked up the phone and swallowed hard, not knowing how awkward this call would be. I was about to make a leap into uncharted territory. I was inviting friends over for dinner. Hosting a...

One of the consistent remarks I hear each year during Rice & Beans Month is how it forces you to try new recipes.  It is interesting that simplifying our diets leads us to expand and stretch our cooking skills and taste buds. Many cultures around...