The United Methodist Church asks Can we feed the world?
One in ten households in the U.S. lives with hunger, or is at risk of hunger. Around the world, almost a billion people go hungry.That website includes links to other related stories: gleaning, biotechnology, reasons for hope, and Biblical ethics.
Examples of how the church can help the poor include local food pantries, local markets, and international giving.
Ekklesia in 2009 reported that Rich countries have snubbed poor What would Paul say to us?
For a progress report on how Christians are responding to the needs of the poor, keep up with the Rio +20 conference.