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.”
With this community, I feel like God is saying to me, “I called you and I’m equipping you with everything you need to know.”
“As I depart my role as World Vision U.S. president, let me encourage you with this: Even when we don’t see results, God is still working through us.”
“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.
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