As we near Thanksgiving and search our hearts, our team found quite a few things we were thankful for this year!
Should Christians be advocates? How? At World Vision Advocacy Camp, advocates from around the country learned how to use biblical advocacy to change hearts.
Brad and Diana were nervous about their first meetings with their members of Congress, but God blessed their efforts in a big way!
After Emily visited Guatemala, she boldly advocated against cuts to Central America. The results were not what she hoped — here’s why she’s not giving up.
Davis started by emailing his members of Congress, but he felt a pull to do more. He didn’t realize his next step would be asking for $60 billion.
Carol was a child sponsor for years before becoming an advocate. She says of her advocacy work: “It’s not about, ‘Are you being successful?’, it’s about, ‘Are you serving the Lord?'”
Davis knew he wanted to work alongside those in extreme poverty, but he was skeptical about advocacy. Then he went to Tanzania…
“The reason Christians should engage in these kinds of conversations and come to know their legislators is that we’re ambassadors for Christ.”
Lucy hopes her experience will inspire more young people (as well as other World Vision sponsors like her) to use their voices for positive change!
“Her staff knows where I stand and what I’m there to talk about when I arrive for meetings. And I know the issues that the staff and the office is facing.”