RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Southern Baptists can get closer to God by ministering to people in need in even the smallest ways, a Southern Baptist hunger expert says.
"God cares about people in need. He calls His people to reach out to them. And when they do -- even in the most modest way -- He blesses the effort," said Steve Nelson, director of hunger concerns for the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
With more than 800 million chronically hungry people in the world, a Christian may wonder what one person can do, Nelson noted. But the Old Testament practice of gleaning shows how God can use one person's leftovers to provide for others in need. Read More