A Prayer for Advocates

A Prayer for Advocates

December 15, 2016By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy No Comments

This is part three of our 12-part series, 12 Prayers of Christmas. Check back and join us as we pray together leading up to Christmas.  “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9 NIV … Read More

Praying for our Leaders

Praying for our Leaders

December 14, 2016By Steve ReynoldsBiblical Call to Advocacy 2 Comments

This is part two of our 12-part series, 12 Prayers of Christmas. Check back and join us as we pray together leading up to Christmas.  Did you know that nearly 92 percent of the U.S. Congress are Christians?  To me, that is an astonishing statistic!  As a person of faith, when I heard this, my … Read More

Over, but not broken

December 12, 2016By Christina BradicForeign Assistance, Making History 1 Comment

On Saturday, Congress officially adjourned. You may have heard about this in the news in the context of, ‘This week Congress adjourned without doing… X.’ But behind the news headlines and media stories, behind the doors of Congress, there are people who represent you, who listen to you, working to get things done – and … Read More

Progress and Hope on World Aids Day

Progress and Hope on World Aids Day

December 1, 2016By Lisa BosDisease Prevention No Comments

I vaguely remember the rise of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.  I can recall hearing stories of disease and death, but not really understanding what that meant—the devastation this horrible disease was causing in families and communities.  I don’t think the disease became even a little bit real to me until I saw the television movie … Read More