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Lessons learned from obeying God

by Richard Stearns on September 18, 2018
Lessons learned from obeying God
Rich walks with two of his family’s sponsored children, Jackson, left, and Morgan, right, in Zambia. (©2004 World Vision/photo by Jon Warren) After spending 20 years immersed in the humanitarian world, I’ve learned a lot about international development, geopolitical trends, and disaster mitigation. Some might even say I have a...
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Lessons in Leadership

Lessons in Leadership

by Richard Stearns on September 17, 2018
When Rich Stearns left the for-profit corporate world behind in 1998, he immediately stepped into the business of poverty, hurricanes, and deadly diseases. And there was...
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What the Bible Says About Generosity

What the Bible Says About Generosity

by Church Resource Team on September 14, 2018
Sponsored child 11-year-old Rocio receives a package from her sponsor in Colomi, Bolivia. (©2015 World Vision/photo by Eugene Lee)As Christians, the Bible is clear throughout its pages that...
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Matthew 25 Challenge Prompts Church Unity and Conversation

Matthew 25 Challenge Prompts Church Unity and Conversation

by World Vision Church Resources on September 7, 2018
"For me, it's personal. I was born and raised in Colombia, where we are no stranger to poverty. My sister once took me along to complete her service project in the slums of Bogotá, where I saw...
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Churches see hearts and eyes opened for

Churches see hearts and eyes opened for "the least of these brothers and sisters"

by World Vision Church Resources Team on August 31, 2018
We are delighted to share feedback from families who have gone through the Matthew 25 Challenge with their church. On October 21-28, we are inviting churches to step into this experience...
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Matthew Math

Matthew Math

by Richard Stearns on August 31, 2018
I have an unusual – and some would say annoying – ability with numbers. I can look at a long spreadsheet full of figures and quickly see an error, much to the chagrin of my colleagues as we review...
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Youth Expand the Matthew 25 Challenge to their Schools

Youth Expand the Matthew 25 Challenge to their Schools

by World Vision Church Resources on August 31, 2018
"As a church, we have always supported the efforts of outside missions caring for the global poor, but we had never really internalized it. Our congregation wanted to make...
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10 Fun Family Activities to Play it Forward

10 Fun Family Activities to Play it Forward

by World Vision Church Resources on August 31, 2018
Photo Caption: Ezekiel and his mom, Rachael, race to the finish line in a 5K color dash in Saint Peter, Minnesota. The event was organized to provide animals through the World Vision Gift Catalog....
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Really? Now’s when you decide to listen to the Holy Spirit?

Really? Now’s when you decide to listen to the Holy Spirit?

by Pastor Jenny Jones on August 24, 2018
As pastors we don't always have the answers, and when it comes to church engagement, many don't have the support and resources needed to address global poverty, let alone how to act on it. When...
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How God Uses Pain to Make the World a Better Place

How God Uses Pain to Make the World a Better Place

by World Vision Church Resources on August 24, 2018
Michael Chitwood, Director of Church and Ministry Partnerships at World Vision U.S., spoke at Q Ideas earlier this year with a powerful message for anyone dealing with...
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2018 Indonesia earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

2018 Indonesia earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

by From the field on August 20, 2018
A woman is sitting inside the temporary shelter in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.(©2018 World Vision/photo by Petry Purenia ...
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Matthew 25: Pray for refugees, disaster survivors

Matthew 25: Pray for refugees, disaster survivors

by Heather Klinger on August 18, 2018
God is with people suffering from disaster - the refugee, the earthquake survivor, the family facing famine. He calls us to follow Him in offering hope to the most vulnerable in their hour of...
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Matthew 25: Pray for U.S. children and families in need

Matthew 25: Pray for U.S. children and families in need

by World Vision Church Resources on August 17, 2018
Desperate need can be found not just across the ocean, but also in our own neighborhoods. Nearly 1 in 5 children in the U.S. lives in poverty, and that’s why World Vision also works here at home....
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What Child Protection Looks Like Around the World

What Child Protection Looks Like Around the World

by World Vision Church Resources on August 3, 2018
More than half of the world's children experience some form of violence every year. World Vision protects children and looks out for their well-being by ensuring communities and faith leaders are...
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Matthew 25 Child Protection Prayer Points

Matthew 25 Child Protection Prayer Points

by World Vision Team on July 31, 2018
Children are a precious gift from God. As adults, we have the privilege and responsibility to care for them and help them live the full and abundant life God desires for them. Sadly, love and...
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