Food insecurity can affect child development negatively through undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies such as those in iron and zinc. These nutritional deficiencies have been found to lead to adverse development of the brain and its functioning in children. This can result in poor cognitive functioning and physiological, behavioral, and emotional problems in children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
You can have an impact on this growing concern in our neighborhoods by donating to the Feeding the Multitudes Ministries Team walking in the Cincinnati Hunger Walk on Memorial Day, May 29. Every penny you donate will be used to purchase food to feed hungry families.
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Today’s Daily Devotion
“First and Foremost” Matthew 6:33-34
Scripture Lesson Matthew 6:33-34 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.
There is no doubt that we are in a time of great challenge and change in our lives, our church, our community and our world. The question is always “how will we respond to challenges and changes that confront us?” In this issue of Abundant, we are looking at how our expanding ministries are a witness to our mission as a church to build and, in some cases, rebuild…on Christ, who calls us to stand upon our faith in Him.