Children spend 7 hours a day on screens, but what if screen time can be a positive thing?
Blogger Haley Bodine writes about how she cultivated compassion with her son and helped shape his character with Focus on the Family’s Adventures in Odyssey.
Read about their Odyssey Adventure Club and start your 14-day free trial!
How can we redefine "selfishness" with our kids so it includes the thriving of all humans, not only ourselves?
Blogger Joy Bennett describes three ways to help our children grow stronger in empathy.
Blogger Leanette Fernandez will be joining us as our World Vision Bloggers depart for the Dominican Republic on Sunday to see firsthand how World Vision communities are working together to be greater than poverty!
Read about why Leanette is excited for this trip … and the amazing people we're planning to meet there.
What if the best New Year's resolution you can make is about someone else?
This 12-step guide from blogger Rachel Teodoro outlines monthly fun and creative ways that will help you build a deep relationship with the child you sponsor throughout the year!
Have you ever considered skipping Christmas gifts?
Read why one family decided to do without gifts at Christmas … and how they were surprised by joy in their absence!
Living a Gospel-centered life is "revolutionary precisely because it begins and ends with service." Jesus himself came to serve.
Guest blogger Elizabeth Esther explores what it means to serve with a tender heart … and how we can live that revolution every day.
This week, World Vision bloggers Nate Pyle and Stephanie May Wilson join us in Cambodia! We'll be visiting two of our communities to witness the transformation that child sponsorship brings into the lives of children and their families, and sharing our experience with you.
Having left Vietnam as an infant and war orphan 40 years ago, writer Nicole Wick returned for the first time last month to reconnect with her homeland.
While there, her family also had the opportunity to visit their World Vision family and meet their sponsored children!
Read about the family Nicole rediscovered in Vietnam.
For people like Molly in Zambia, water is life … and a challenge.
As blogger Rachel Teodoro walks in Molly's shoes, see how God's "heart breaks for the challenges that these people face" but how He is there, and the transformation already underway.
The heat of summer is the perfect time for lemonade stands!
Blogger Matthew Paul Turner describes what lemonade stands meant for him as a kid, mean to him now as a father, and how they can be a great way to get kids involved with helping others around the world.
Rick and Becky sponsor 12-year-old Menua in Armenia.
When the World Vision bloggers traveled to Armenia this winter, we met Menua and his mother Anoush.
See the difference that Rick and Becky are making in Menua's life and how important their letters are to him … and a reply from Becky!
Armenia has a system where children whose parents can't support them because of poverty are sent to government institutions. Yerazik's four oldest children were institutionalized.
Five years ago, World Vision began working with parents to build more stable homes and bring the children back!
For many, Mother's Day can be complicated, but this year join us in celebrating with an Armenian mother who was able to bring all of her children home.
When blogger Addie Zierman traveled with us to Armenia this winter, she carried with her myths about what poverty was and what it would look like when she met the boy she sponsors.
Read what Addie learned about the truth of poverty, and what it means to a five-year-old boy.
While traveling in India, blogger Amy Bellgardt visited a World Vision water program and was so inspired that she became one of our World Vision Bloggers!
See how clean water is helping to empower women in India … and how these programs inspired Amy.
Our Armenia Bloggers departed Yerevan not quite a week ago: jet lag is fading, we're returning to normal life … but we're all changed by our experience.
Take a look at some photo/video highlights from our trip and see what inspired us, what moved us, and how together we're already making a difference for the wonderful people of this beautiful country.
Today is our last day in Armenia. From the hopelessness of poverty to the joy and wholeness that child sponsorship brings to communities, families, and children, we've explored the full impact of World Vision's work here in the land of Noah.
Join us today for a podcast live from Armenia! The latest episode of That God Show brings you the stories of the families we just visited, and how we play a role in God's big story.
Read how witnessing these stories painted for Juli a picture of faith, family, and God's good plan for us.
“What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works" –James 2:14
Blogger and author Jarrid Wilson writes from Armenia: "We cannot ignore the needs of those around us."