Looking over the microphone at businessman Sam Rowley, he emphasized the severity of the problem of hunger, in this case, in primarily the inner-city of St. Louis. And he put them on the recording. (We did two.)
“41% of the St. Louis children live below the poverty line!”
“135, 000 people are at risk in relation to having enough food to eat!”
“And with school out this summer – with many children getting some of their food at school – the need in the summer is greater.
But Sam — who spent his growing up years in Ecuador as the son of missionaries – also shared some encouraging numbers.
In the first annual “Meals for a Million” weekend … on a Saturday and Sunday the week before 2017 Labor Day, 1500 came in shifts to the St. Charles County, Mo Family Arena … and organized an “assembly line” fashion … prepared nearly 700,000 meals for those in need!!
In this second year of “Meals for a Million,” it is happening again in the St. Charles Family Arena. On Saturday, August 25 (8am – 6pm) and on Sunday, August 26 ( 9am – 3pm), volunteers are needed to come and work in two-hour shifts.
Jesus was concerned about “… the least of these …” (Matthew 25L31 – 45). So providing for the hungry is a part of what He directed us to do. All you need to know is available at www.mealsforamillion.com
Another wonderful radio recording focus to help those in need … titled … Attorney Al Johnson leads “New Covenant Legal Services,” a Bible-based legal service to help the poor. It is accessed and can be hard by clicking on … www.haroldhendrick.com/2018/04/04/atty-al-johnson-leads-new-covenant-legal-services-a-bible-based-legal-service-to-help-the-poor .
In that related written copy, there is a link to 100 Scriptures Al and some friends have compiled where God and His word directs us to help those in need, as Jesus did. That link “On Bible verses to the Poor” can be accessed by clicking on … . http://s3.amazonaws.com/hendrick-mp3/hendrick/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/06183227/Bible-Verses-on-the-Poor-April-5.pdf.