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Sweaty Spirituality: Fighting Obesity with Paul (Romans 12:1-8)
Originally Posted: 08/18/2014 - 2:56pm | Type: Blog

Clergy must lead this charge against obesity in America, which means that our spirituality will need to get a whole lot sweatier. Do you want to know a secret about working out? H ...

The Worldwide Obesity Epidemic: It's the Sugar, Folks
Originally Posted: 05/29/2014 - 10:12am | Type: Blog

One of this morning's headlines from Worldcrunch "While You Slept": 'More Than A Third Of The World Is Obese Or Overweight'! One of this morning's he ...

Making a Difference in a World That's Falling Apart
Originally Posted: 11/26/2013 - 3:59pm | Type: Blog

While church planners listened, a five-person focus group described life outside the congregation’s doors: A world falling apart. While church planners listened, a five-person foc ...

Why Is It So Hard To Say Things? Thoughts On Newspeak, AIDSpeak, and ObesitySpeak
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

It is important to me that the government, if it’s going to be in the position of advising people on matters of public health (in my view, a good thing) to speak clearly. Not ObesitySpeak. Not HealthSpeak. Fac ...

Food and Climate Change: The Perfect Penance
Originally Posted: 07/05/2013 - 11:16am | Type: Blog

The more I read and learned, the more I came to understand the sobering facts about the impacts that our industrial food system has on our society. As a nutrition student in coll ...

Cultivating a Better America
Originally Posted: 06/24/2013 - 1:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum According to Wendell Berry, all you need to have hope is one good example. WENDELL BERRY ...

Princess Pop Tarts and LEGO Waffles: The Dangers of Marketing Food to Children
Originally Posted: 06/06/2012 - 3:28pm | Type: Blog

There is a dangerous marketing strategy when it comes to food and our children. No, it’s not “sugar” or “fat” or even promotions of “low sugar” or “low fat." Most of the food-marketing ploys aimed at kids ...

Diet, Exercise, and Temples of the Holy Ghost
Originally Posted: 04/13/2012 - 12:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum From Mississippi to Kentucky coal-mining country, churches are taking on the public health crisis of obesity. ...

Obesity in a World of Hunger
Originally Posted: 05/09/2012 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice A new definition of malnutrition is emerging, as formerly developing countries are globalized into “fast-food nation” lifestyles ...

The American Way of Eating--Everyone Wants to Eat Well
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 9:31am | Type: Blog

In The American Way of Eating, Tracie McMillan goes undercover in farm fields, in the Wal-Mart produce department, and at Applebee’s to explore common assumptions that food-movement types make about the way ma ...

"Lord, when did we see you hungry?": The 2012 Hunger Report
Originally Posted: 11/22/2011 - 10:03am | Type: Blog

Bread for the World has many recommendations in the 2012 Hunger Report, but I’d like to highlight just one for now: “Farm policies should lean more towards the production of healthy foods.” ...

Super Size My Conscience
Originally Posted: 04/26/2011 - 12:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Jeannie Choi How Morgan Spurlock changes the way we think. ...

An Interview with Morgan Spurlock
Originally Posted: 04/26/2011 - 11:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Morgan Spurlock Jim Wallis Jeannie Choi Matt Hildreth ...

Shopping for Justice
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg My journey with Super Giant. “Lord, to those who hunger, give bread. And to those ...