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...

How did this unique event get started in the first place? As we enter into the 10th year of Rice & Beans Month, Executive Director Dan Holcomb fills us in on the history… Ten years ago, I took an honest look at our organization. I saw...

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...

When I heard that our team from Lahash was invited to have lunch with the sponsored kids at the Grace & Healing Ministry Nutrition Program, I thought, “Celebrity sightings!” These were the kids whose stories I had followed for years, ever since my family began...

Sarah Sanderson is a writer, speaker, mother, and as you'll discover in this piece, a confessing Rice & Beans failure. Her husband, Jeremy, is the pastor of Oak Hills Presbyterian Church in Milwaukie, Oregon; a congregation that has embraced Rice & Beans as a Lenten...

It’s hard to imagine two people being less prepared for their first Rice & Beans experience than Mandee Campos and Yevette Garcia in 2017. New to the Lahash Servant Teams program, they traveled to Dodoma, Tanzania, in January to serve at Grace & Healing Ministry....

When the Beatty family first started participating in Rice & Beans Month five years ago, there was only one kid in the mix, and he was a bit too young to help much in the kitchen. With the addition of their daughter, the Beattys are...