Brands Giving to Christian Groups Meet Key Faith Equality Index Criterion
In a great example of how leading companies can partner with Christian humanitarian groups to bring positive change to the world, Subway and Coca-Cola’s Dasani brand are partnering with World Vision in a campaign called #FreshWater4All to bring clean drinking water to everyone in the world by 2030.Read more
World Vision Shifts Course and Approves Same-Sex Marriage for its Employees
Faith Driven Consumers must now make a stewardship decision
In a move that has shocked the Evangelical Christian community in the United States, World Vision U.S. president Richard Stearns announced yesterday in an exclusive Christianity Today interview that it has changed its employee conduct policy and will now allow persons in same-sex marriages who profess belief in Jesus to work for the Christian organization.
As one of the largest Christian charities in the world – taking in more than one billion dollars in revenues in 2013 and serving more than 100 million in 100 countries – the decision highlights a theological shift away from biblical orthodoxy on a matter that many Evangelical donors consider to be nonnegotiable – the definition of marriage as exclusively limited to one man and one woman.Read more