At a time when the federal budget has become a national obsession and essential domestic aid programs are under attack, it might be easy to dismiss foreign aid as being beyond our means. However, as debates around budget and deficits continue, it’s important to not lose sight of the whole story and the initiatives that do the most good. One of those true success stories has been the remarkable impact of childhood health programs. The Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, is on State of Belief this week to help dispel myths around foreign aid and to shed light on the importance of foreign aid programs.