In World Vision’s experience, enabling women to be catalysts for change can lead to increased female leadership at a village and even sub-national level.
“Being willing to share your story and the stories of many people around the world is such a privilege and something you want to be a part of.”
Our political influence doesn’t have to stop when we cast our vote. We can hold our members of Congress accountable and encourage them to help end global poverty.
The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. – Galatians 5:6 Last week the World Vision advocacy team was privileged to witness 60 advocates put faith into action on Capitol Hill. People flew in from 16 states to meet for two days at our Pastor and Influencer Advocacy Summit. The summit started … Read More
This Advent season we are reflecting on the different candles of the Advent wreath and how their themes relate to our role as advocates for Christ. Advocate Laura Crosby recalls her experience seeing the AIDS crisis in Uganda as she reflects on the Christ Candle – a light in the darkness – for part five … Read More
For part two of our five-part Advent series, Pastor Jon Odom reflects on the second candle of Advent: the candle of preparation. Using examples from his recent trip to Lebanon, he shines a light on what it means to prepare for the work that God has called us to. By Jon Odom It was an unwanted … Read More
The article was originally published on The Church at Brook Hills Blog. Read the full story here. By Callie Priest Two summers ago, I found myself standing in front of twenty high school students from The Church at Brook Hills. It was their high school camp called Apex, and the topic of conversation was how best … Read More
In the month of July, U.S. citizens celebrate the freedom and opportunity many in the world are not afforded. We chatted with Gregory Loewer, Pastor for Missions at Columbia Baptist Church in Virginia, to discuss the work his church has done with World Vision and how that has impacted his perception of freedom and the … Read More
The other week, my colleague Amanda shared with you five big reasons to meet with your member of Congress this summer about global poverty. You might be wondering: What will this meeting with my member of Congress look like? What will they say to me, and what will I need to say to them? Every … Read More
This blog was originally published on the World Vision blog. By Beth Happick Beth is a co-chairwoman for the Baltimore chapter of Women of Vision, attended the 2012 Women of Vision National Conference in Washington, D.C. Here, she shares some inspiring reflections on how the conference helped her become a passionate advocate for those suffering from … Read More