• Backpacks & Bibles reach into Appalachia, Mississippi Delta

    February 2 2016 by K. Faith Morgan, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Backpacks & Bibles reach into Appalachia, Mississippi Delta

    Since 2001, Appalachian Regional Ministries, a ministry of the North American Mission Board, has collected and distributed more than 140,000 Christmas backpacks and boxes filled with toys, clothing, school supplies, food and hygiene items and a Bible. They have seen more than 4,000 decisions for Christ …

  • Church’s backpacks nourish schoolchildren

    November 26 2014 by Carolyn Nichols, Florida Baptist Witness/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Church’s backpacks nourish schoolchildren

    Every weekend, 830 children in Dade County have food to eat because Christ Fellowship in Miami sent it home with them from school. The 830 students, who receive easy-to-prepare food in backpacks stuffed by concerned volunteers, are only a fraction of the estimated 30,000 hungry children in South Florida…