Rich Stearns, Outreach Magazine: Why should we care what happens to people after they are saved?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2017 9:54:00 PM / by Richard Stearns posted in News, Rich Stearns, Christian Discipleship, WV

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In this article for Outreach Magazine, Rich Stearns reminds us that of the fact "if we only care about souls and not the urgent realities of people’s lives, we are not embracing the second pillar of our faith, the Great Commandment—loving others because we love God. We are to preach the good news and also demonstrate it." Read about how World Vision's project to bring piped water to Kalawa Kenya has brought a dramatic increase in baptisms in addition to other community changes.  

 



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Golfweek: LPGA legend Betsy King vows to raise $10 million for bringing clean water to Africa

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2017 11:02:00 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in News, Water, Africa, Zambia, World Changers, NLC

Betsy KingOne thousand children die each day from a waterborne disease. LPGA Hall of Famer Betsy King has devoted the last decade of her life to help stop what’s still a little-known crisis in the developing world through her Golf Fore Africa charity. On World Water Day, March 22, King announced her commitment to raise $10 million over the next five years to bring clean water to 200,000 people throughout Zambia. She has personally pledged $1.3 million to help accomplish the goal.

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NPR: World Vision aid worker speaks with NPR's Here and Now about humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2017 9:20:00 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in News, Emergency Relief, South Sudan

South SudanAid workers in South Sudan say it is teetering on the brink of a humanitarian disaster. The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of the country that have been torn apart by war. It's estimated up to 100,000 people are starving, and millions more need help immediately. Here & Now's Eric Westervelt speaks with Rose Ogola, who is working for the aid group World Vision in Juba, South Sudan.

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Rich Stearns, Christianity Today: Not just jobs, not just Bibles: the future of fighting extreme poverty

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2017 6:59:00 PM / by Richard Stearns posted in News, Extreme Poverty, Rich Stearns, WV

Mother_childAfter a generation of massive global progress, aid and mission efforts are pointing the same direction. In this article for Christianity Today, World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns writes about his belief that the best way to bring the good news of the gospel to the most difficult-to-reach nations is to weld their physical needs with their spiritual ones. 

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Humanosphere: One month after hurricane, aid groups target Haiti’s women and children

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2016 10:40:00 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in News, Emergency Relief, Haiti

Downtown-Jeremie.jpgHumanosphere reports that one month after Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti and destroyed the homes and livelihoods of some 1.4 million people, U.N. agencies and other responders such as World Vision are striving to provide adequate care for women and children.

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USA Today: In hurricane-battered Haiti, small steps to recovery 3 weeks after Matthew

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2016 9:49:00 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in News, Emergency Relief, Haiti

Downtown-Jeremie.jpgUSA Today reports on the situation in Haiti 3 weeks after Hurricane Matthew swept through. World Vision is on the ground providing aid to tens of thousands of people. The situation still remains grave though and more help is needed.

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Devex: 4 framing questions for women's economic empowerment

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2016 11:42:00 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in Economic Empowerment, News, Women and Girls

devex.jpgIn this article for Devex, Sara Mason, a development and advocacy consultant for World Vision, explores the questions that must be answered in order to create true empowerment for women in fragile contexts where women have minimal rights.

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Swazi Observer: World Vision proves conservative agriculture works

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2016 1:38:00 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Economic Empowerment, News, Africa

The Swazi Observer reports that World Vision’s conservative agriculture (CA) model has proved that conservation agriculture is the best model as Swaziland continues to battle an ongoing drought. 

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CTV News: Bombing impacts World Vision supported hospital in northern Syria

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 16, 2016 11:16:00 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in Syria, Emergency Relief, News

CTV News reports on a bombing at a children's hospital in Syria that shattered windows and damaged the building structure.

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