For many Americans, poverty is not the only issue complicating their ability to obtain sufficient healthful, nutritious food. Where they live in relation to well-supplied grocery stores can be a major issue, especially if they don’t have a car or if public transportation isn’t readily available. These factors conspire to create “food deserts,” where people are unable to eat healthfully. Churches are helping! Can yours do more?

Download a free five-page study guide for “An oasis in a food desert,” which appeared in the December 2022 print issue of Living Lutheran. Access the guide by clicking on “Download Now” in the “Study Guide” box to the right.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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