Water for the World

Water for the World

March 22, 2013By Lisa BosClean Water 2 Comments

Clean water, sanitation and good hygiene are basic necessities most Americans take for granted, but for many children around the world, they can be the difference between life and death. In the world today, nearly one billion people lack access to drinking water from an improved drinking water source such as a simple hand pump … Read More

God and Social Justice

God and Social Justice

February 11, 2013By Guest AuthorBiblical Call to Advocacy No Comments

By Rev. Adam Taylor Discover the roots of biblical social justice and how this motivates us, as Christians, to fight injustice. “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves … defend the rights of the poor and needy.”—Proverbs 31:8-9 (NIV). What Does “Social Justice” Really Mean? Social justice is a catch-all term that has … Read More

Welcome to Beyond 5!

February 1, 2013By WV AdvocacyHealthy Moms and Kids No Comments

By Cat-Dan Lai-Smith As part of World Vision’s global Child Health Now campaign, World Vision US (WVUS) has launched Beyond 5, a movement to highlight maternal and child health to US audiences. Using an aspirational tone, the campaign seeks to unite and mobilize advocates, parents and churches that refuse to accept that five is a … Read More