As we near Thanksgiving and search our hearts, our team found quite a few things we were thankful for this year!
Christian advocacy 101: 6 ways we prep advocates for action!
Should Christians be advocates? How? At World Vision Advocacy Camp, advocates from around the country learned how to use biblical advocacy to change hearts.
When prayers are answered: An advocate story
Brad and Diana were nervous about their first meetings with their members of Congress, but God blessed their efforts in a big way!
Why I’m not giving up on Central American aid
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.
Asking for $60 billion: An advocate story
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.
New perspective: a child sponsor takes on advocacy
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’s story: Why he changed his mind about advocacy
Davis knew he wanted to work alongside those in extreme poverty, but he was skeptical about advocacy. Then he went to Tanzania…
Advocate interview: Pastor Jon Odom of Tulsa on why Christians should stand with those in need
“The reason Christians should engage in these kinds of conversations and come to know their legislators is that we’re ambassadors for Christ.”
How this teen stands up for children around the world
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!
Advice from an advocate: Building trust with your member of Congress
“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.”