Circle of Protection

Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute. Speak out, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy. - Proverbs 31:8-9

Making Hunger and Poverty Election Issues

“As national leaders from all the major branches of Christianity, we care deeply about many issues facing our country, but ending hunger and poverty is a top priority of our work together. We are praying for a president who will make ending hunger and poverty a top priority of his or her administration. Are you that leader?”

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Over 100 Christian leaders have joined together to ask this question of 2016 candidates for President. Our request to the candidates:

“Please produce a three minute video telling the American people what you would do as president to offer help and opportunity to hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world.”

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Responses to this request will be posted on this site and broadly distributed among the members and constituents of our churches, schools, and organizations. A study guide is available.