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5 worst spots for hunger

by Denise C. Koenig on February 11, 2020
5 worst spots for hunger
Hunger appears to be on the rise again after a years-long decline. But there were still fewer people going hungry last year than the 900 million chronically hungry in 2000. Around the world, 815 million people regularly go to bed hungry, according to a report from the United Nations food agencies. That’s about 11 percent of the world’s...
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Matthew 25 Challenge: Prayer & Reflection

Matthew 25 Challenge: Prayer & Reflection

by World Vision on January 28, 2020
The implication of this passage from Matthew 25 is as revelatory for us as it was in Matthew’s day: For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to...
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5 Ways Global 6K Helps Your Church’s Outreach

5 Ways Global 6K Helps Your Church’s Outreach

by World Vision Church & Ministry Partnerships on January 22, 2020
Why 6K? It’s the average distance women and kids in the developing world walk for water every day – water that’s often dirty and contaminated with life-threatening diseases. Boost your community...
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When Giving Brings Joy

When Giving Brings Joy

by World Vision on November 21, 2019
We Pastors are no strangers to tough conversations, but talking to your congregation about giving can be especially daunting. Yet we know that generosity—when it reflects the giver’s heart—can...
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Matthew 25 Challenge: The beauty of the incarnation

Matthew 25 Challenge: The beauty of the incarnation

by Greg Holder on November 15, 2019
What if there were aspects of the incarnation — God being in the world in a physical way — that included us today? As we begin Lent this year, pastor Greg Holder reflects on World Vision’s...
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2019 Top 5 Surprising Christmas Gift Ideas

2019 Top 5 Surprising Christmas Gift Ideas

by Shawn Kempston on November 4, 2019
This holiday shopping season, check out four gift ideas that might surprise you and your church for those important people in your life — and one idea special for your entire...
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Matthew 25: On Jesus’ side for the poor

Matthew 25: On Jesus’ side for the poor

by Rich Stearns on November 1, 2019
Taking sides is an unsettling trend in our country these days. Our political affiliations and where we stand on issues has never been so divisive. The church has had its own struggle with sides...
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Does Your Church Need Transformation? Here's How to Answer Jesus' Call to Love 'The Least of These'

Does Your Church Need Transformation? Here's How to Answer Jesus' Call to Love 'The Least of These'

by World Vision Church Team on October 15, 2019
As followers of Christ, we are called to love God and love our neighbor regardless of their ethnicity, cultural background, or social status. In Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus tells His disciples that...
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Global Missions are as Awkward as an 8th Grade Dance

Global Missions are as Awkward as an 8th Grade Dance

by Michael Chitwood on September 14, 2019
Picture this—we’re back in time when you were thirteen years old at your eighth-grade dance. For me the year is 1988, the place is Forest Hills Northern Middle School in Grand Rapids, Michigan....
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Matthew 25: Pray for the Thirsty

Matthew 25: Pray for the Thirsty

by Heather Klinger on March 4, 2019
Next to air, water is our most essential necessity. Here in the United States, most of us are blessed to have abundant, clean water to drink and use for cooking, growing food, washing clothes,...
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Download our FREE Journey to Easter - Stories of Hope for Lent

Download our FREE Journey to Easter - Stories of Hope for Lent

by Church Activation on February 12, 2019
This Lenten season, we invite families and small groups in your church to embark on a 6-week reflective journey to prepare hearts to fully realize God’s love sent to us through Jesus Christ and to...
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A Washington church mobilizes to walk the Global 6K for Water

A Washington church mobilizes to walk the Global 6K for Water

by World Vision Church Resources on January 9, 2019
Lyndsey Watson, associate pastor at Cascade Covenant Church in North Bend, Washington, leads church members at the Global 6K for Water near Gas Works Park in Seattle in 2017. (©2017 World...
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Menlo Church celebrates assembling the 1 millionth kit

Menlo Church celebrates assembling the 1 millionth kit

by World Vision Church Resources on December 17, 2018
A shrill whistle pierces the warm summer air, signaling to volunteers from Menlo Church that one among them has found the 1 millionth kit. As everyone looks toward where the sound originated,...
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Jesus at the center

Jesus at the center

by Edgar Sandoval on December 10, 2018
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. - John 1:14 As long as I can...
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Advent Conspiracy Resources

Advent Conspiracy Resources

by World Vision Church Resources on December 3, 2018
Between the pressure to spend more on gifts, holiday parties to plan, and traffic at the mall to meet Santa, the chaos and commercialization of Christmas has become an overwhelming and stressful...
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