Pray for Refugees

March 15, 2018By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy, Refugee Crisis 1 Comment

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the conflict in Syria. As you pray for refugees today, pray specifically for the people of Syria and the end of this long-lasting violence. Currently, the number of refugees and displaced people in the world is unprecedented. With over 65 million people displaced due to conflict and strife, there … Read More

Pray for Field Staff

February 28, 2018By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy No Comments

World Vision has projects in nearly 100 countries around the world. For these projects to deliver good results, we rely on men and women who are dedicated to serving those in poverty and to showing God’s love to every child. In many cases, these people were born or grew up in the communities where they … Read More

Pray for Education

February 8, 2018By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy, Child Education No Comments

Around the world, there are various barriers to education. There may be a lack of teachers or tools. Perhaps families feel their children would have greater value elsewhere. Some students may live amidst conflict and the act of attending school itself is unsafe. In many situations, policies that support child education are not well enforced. But, … Read More

Pray for Advocates

January 8, 2018By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy 1 Comment

An advocate is anyone who pleads another’s cause. Advocacy — whether signing a petition, writing your member of Congress, calling government officials, or even meeting in person with a representative — can be intimidating, hard, and at times, discouraging. Of course, it’s not all bad or else no one would advocate! In fact, it is quite … Read More

Hope Found in the Name of Jesus

December 19, 2017By Guest AuthorBiblical Call to Advocacy No Comments

This Advent season we are reflecting on the different candles of the Advent wreath. Advocate and pastor Bob Bouwer considers the fourth candle of Advent, hope, for part four of our five-part series. By Bob Bouwer This Advent season I have been thinking about the story of Joseph and his unique situation. What was he thinking? … Read More