Pray for Advocates

Pray for Advocates

January 8, 2018By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy 1 Comment

An advocate is anyone who pleads another’s cause. Advocacy — whether signing a petition, writing your member of Congress, calling government officials, or even meeting in person with a representative — can be intimidating, hard, and at times, discouraging. Of course, it’s not all bad or else no one would advocate! In fact, it is quite … Read More

Hope Found in the Name of Jesus

Hope Found in the Name of Jesus

December 19, 2017By Guest AuthorBiblical Call to Advocacy No Comments

This Advent season we are reflecting on the different candles of the Advent wreath. Advocate and pastor Bob Bouwer considers the fourth candle of Advent, hope, for part four of our five-part series. By Bob Bouwer This Advent season I have been thinking about the story of Joseph and his unique situation. What was he thinking? … Read More

No Lost Generation: Empowering Young People Affected by Conflict in Iraq and Syria

No Lost Generation: Empowering Young People Affected by Conflict in Iraq and Syria

December 4, 2017By Whitney YoungProtecting Children, Refugee Crisis No Comments

“What is the aim of this Congress? And what will happen for us next?” asked 19-year-old Hameed to a captive audience in the U.S. Capitol building. Over live video stream from the Harsham IDP (Internally Displaced People) and refugee camp in Iraq, Hameed (19), Yasmeen (13), and Mohamed (16), shared the hardships they experienced when … Read More

One Stop to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

December 2, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equality, Violence Against Women and Girls No Comments

We are mid-way through the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. In Zambia, 47 percent of women report having experienced physical violence by an intimate partner. World Vision, with a grant from USAID, is implementing One Stop Centers to help victims of gender-based violence get the care they need to recover. Watch this video to … Read More