“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.”
“I am a young leader and I dream of a world without violence, based on peace and respect.” These youth advocates are speaking up to help encourage change.
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.”
In World Vision’s experience, enabling women to be catalysts for change can lead to increased female leadership at a village and even sub-national level.
“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
For part two of our five-part Advent series, Pastor Jon Odom reflects on the second candle of Advent: the candle of preparation. Using examples from his recent trip to Lebanon, he shines a light on what it means to prepare for the work that God has called us to. By Jon Odom It was an unwanted … Read More
The article was originally published on The Church at Brook Hills Blog. Read the full story here. By Callie Priest Two summers ago, I found myself standing in front of twenty high school students from The Church at Brook Hills. It was their high school camp called Apex, and the topic of conversation was how best … Read More