Church and Advocacy

Advocacy is seeking with, and on behalf of, the poor to address the underlying causes of poverty, bring justice and support good development through influencing the policies and practices of the powerful.

This section explores specifically how local churches can be involved in the task of advocacy.

What is advocacy?  This section explores what is involved in advocacy, different approaches to advocacy, and the potential roles of an advocate.

Why involve the church in advocacy?  This section explores the biblical basis for Christian involvement in advocacy.

Strategic roles of the church in advocacy. This section explores the strengths, challenges and potential roles of both both local churches and church structures (eg, denominations) in advocacy.

Case studies of church involvement in advocacy. This section provides a number of inspiring and informative stories of how churches have engaged in advocacy.

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