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May 2012 Archive
posted by ACT:S May 31st, 2012
Whether your summer is even more hectic than the rest of the year or if it’s the time when you slow down and relax, some good, quality quiet time will benefit both your body and soul. Not quite sure where to start? Set aside some time, and check out one or more of the following resources…
Meditating on God’s Word (From Genesis to Revelation) (By: Ariel A.)
This is an intense document that I created with the Bible passages that I turn to the most! They can be used as a devotional tool as well!
posted by ACT:S May 29th, 2012
by Jessica Bousquette, WVUS Advocacy
From my childhood, I have distinct memories of the hot lunch program at school. In particular, it was a treat to be able to get hot lunch on special days. On St. Patrick’s Day, we had green-colored applesauce and chicken nuggets! (more…)
posted by ACT:S May 25th, 2012
By Ann Birch, World Vision Niger
Across the Sahel region of West Africa, as many as 15 million people are affected by desperate food shortages — the result of prolonged drought, poor harvests, and high food prices. In Niger alone, 6 million people are said to be in need of immediate assistance. (more…)
posted by ACT:S May 24th, 2012
As activists, we’re big dreamers a lot of the time—we have grand plans to change the world, right? But how often are those plans actually executed? We went to Charles Lee, the author of Good Idea. Now What? to give us advice on how to make our awesome ideas a reality.
posted by ACT:S May 23rd, 2012
Here is your art in action! Thousands of you from countries all around the globe joined World Vision and ACT:S by using your art, Facebook, and Twitter to advocate for a HungerFree world. As G8 leaders met last week, we showcased your art and pictures in an interactive art exhibit, as well as assembling them in a book given to Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director of the U.S. National Security Council, to show our support for a HungerFree world.