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Sponsorship Changed their Lives: the story of Martin, Vestine, and their sponsored daughter, Justine

by Laura Walls, World Vision Child Ambassador on October 12, 2017
On the recent Vision Trip to Rwanda, Martin moved our team of child ambassadors deeply as he shared the impact sponsorship has had on his family. Read along to learn of their transformation!Martin, Vestine, and their children outside of their home in Rwanda. (Image by Javy Diaz.) We arrived at the home of Martin and Vestine and their six...
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Five ways God can use Matthew 25 to transform your church

Five ways God can use Matthew 25 to transform your church

by Laura Walls, World Vision Sponsor and Child Ambassador on September 8, 2017
This last May, in my role as a World Vision Child Ambassador volunteer, I had the chance to bring World Vision’s Matthew 25 Weekend Experience to Christ’s Family Church in Hastings, MN. As I...
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Rich Stearns in Turkana, Kenya

by Church Resource Team on June 27, 2017
Right now, East Africa is at the beginning of what could become the worst hunger crisis in 50 years. Rich Stearns recorded this message in Turkana, Kenya: “In my 19 years [as CEO] at World...
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'Crisis': A good word for a time like this

'Crisis': A good word for a time like this

by Marilee Pierce Dunker, World Vision on June 7, 2017
World Vision founder Bob Pierce prays fervently during one of his ABC radio broadcasts in the late 1950s. ©WORLD VISIONMarilee serves World Vision, the organization her father, Bob Pierce, founded...
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Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I’ve never seen

Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I’ve never seen

by Kari Costanza, World Vision on June 2, 2017
9-year-oldEjiem sits with the carcass of his favorite sheep, Merireng, in Turkana, Kenya. The East Africa drought has caused the death of many animals like Merireng. (©2017 World Vision/photo by...
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Pray for the hungry in South Sudan

Pray for the hungry in South Sudan

by Church Resource Team on May 24, 2017
As World Refugee Day approaches on June 20, pray for those fleeing from hunger and conflict Bishop Matthew Taban Peter from South Sudan asks for God’s hand to bring healing to South Sudan where...
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Famine and hunger in Africa: What you need to know

Famine and hunger in Africa: What you need to know

by Chris Huber, World Vision on May 5, 2017
In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about hunger in Africa and the famine crisis there. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine,...
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World Vision joins global effort to spur Christians to action around unprecedented hunger crisis in East Africa

World Vision joins global effort to spur Christians to action around unprecedented hunger crisis in East Africa

by Church Resource Team on May 5, 2017
Hunger in Africa: Acheng, right, feeds her 18-month-old son, Garang, a pouch of ready-to-use therapeutic food at a center in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The toddler has struggled with TB...
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Running their race for water with them

Running their race for water with them

by Jeff Patterson, Pastor at Renew Church on March 1, 2017
Families gather for Renew Church's 6k for Water event in Oregon City, OR.This week I read that every day, women and girls spend 200 million hours walking to collect water for their families....
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8 ways one youth program has brought together an entire church

8 ways one youth program has brought together an entire church

by Kali DiMarco, St. Philip Church in Norwalk, CT on February 24, 2017
Students at St. Philip Church in Norwalk, CT gather every year to do the 30 Hour Famine. I don’t know what it is about World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine, an event where students fast for 30 hours to...
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One woman creates a ripple in bringing clean water to impoverished communities

One woman creates a ripple in bringing clean water to impoverished communities

by Kristy J. O'Hara on February 3, 2017
Johgina Densmore has completed three 6K walks with World Vision to raise money for clean water for children in Africa. She hopes to double her 150-person team from last year in this year’s event...
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8 Ways hosting a Global 6K will help your church

8 Ways hosting a Global 6K will help your church

by Kurt Rahn, World Vision Church Resource Team on February 1, 2017
The Global 6K for Water is a global movement on May 6th, where hundreds of churches around the world will be hosting tens of thousands of runners and walkers at their church to walk an average...
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World Vision's 6k for Water could be the best outreach tool you use this year

World Vision's 6k for Water could be the best outreach tool you use this year

by Ashley Colquitt, World Vision on January 27, 2017
When Elyse Cartmell of San Ramon Presbyterian Church got her church to host the Global 6K for Water, it became the church’s biggest outreach tool to date. Elyse launched the Global 6K at the...
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How partnerships can impact your church

How partnerships can impact your church

by Kristy J. O’Hara, World Vision on January 27, 2017
Pastor Bob Merritt talking with congregants at Eagle Brook Church (Photo: ©2013 World Vision/photo by Andrea Peer) There’s a well-known Scripture passage that often gets read at weddings as...
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3 ways to make greater impact in missions through your small groups

3 ways to make greater impact in missions through your small groups

by Kurt Rahn, Church Resource Team on January 19, 2017
Small groups can be one of the most effective tools for churches to make more engaged disciples. They are a way for people to get more involved in your church. They provide a valuable opportunity...
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