For the past four years, World Vision has been doing internal and external diversity and inclusion work. In 2020, we facilitated a year-long training led by pastors of color who have been prolific voices in anti-racism efforts. The virtual trainings are designed to help pastors around the country dismantle racism.
Pray for justice in our hurting world using Scriptures. Use our guide to offer up intercessory prayers of lamentation, repentance, and restoration that are part of a rich Christian tradition.
Jesus’ parable of the good Samaritan offers a roadmap of how to be a better neighbor when confronting issues of racial injustice.
While 2020 was a challenging year between the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustices, and more, World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. sees hope as the new year approaches.
People around the world are using their time, talents, and treasures to overcome obstacles so they can serve others in the time of COVID-19.
The U.S. election issues we’re watching this year are unlikely to be the same as those debated on television, but they will affect how World Vision and other organizations are able to work to end extreme poverty. Our partnership with the U.S. government strengthens and scales our work, and that partnership depends on support from our leaders. The greater the support for wise, compassionate policies that value all people, the better we can work alongside government leaders to help communities lift themselves out of poverty.
In the 2020 elections, we’ll choose our country’s next leader. When we look to Jesus’ life for guidance on what qualities a leader should have, we see Jesus both giving more to us and asking for more from us than our earthly leaders. Our human leaders, including our election candidates, can’t live up to the example Jesus set, which is why we follow Jesus first. Jesus’ examples challenges us to rethink what we value in our earthly leaders.
A divisive election season can be tough on both kids and parents. How can parents talk to children about the election in a way that’s positive, reassuring, and God-honoring? We talked to a marriage and family therapist and came up with 10 tips to help parents navigate the election with their kids in a way that stresses values, working together, and respectful conversation.