Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 06:36 by Ben Grierson-Hill
By Tim Costello
On that first Good Friday, Jesus’ final words on the cross “It is finished” was His triumphant cry. It marked the extraordinary birth of something else. His mission became the mission of His followers. He entrusted them to proclaim and authentically live out the reality of God’s Kingdom. To carry out the mission of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18-19) and therefore be God’s ambassadors. To be lights in the...
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 17:49 by Jayakumar Christian
Lent is a season of preparation and anticipation. It is a time to seek forgiveness and reflect on the brokenness of our world; seeing it through God’s own eyes.
For me, that prospect is daunting. Because right now, God must see a world that is very broken indeed. One where a billion children experience some sort of violence every year.
Children who are physically, sexually and emotionally abused. Forced into child labour, early marriage or armed recruitment...
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 16:03 by Laura Gemmell
World Vision’s campaign ‘It takes a world to end violence against children’ was named because no one individual, group or organisation can solve this problem alone.
However, each of us is powerful and there are things we can do right now to better protect children at home and abroad. Here are just a few ideas:
1. Familiarise yourself with the problem. Violence against children happens in every country, city and community. Don’t believe us?...