In today’s fast-paced, social media-driven, politically fractured world, the challenges in developing Christian values have become increasingly difficult. But these values are needed more than ever.
Initiatives are needed that address all aspects of developing these values while simultaneously lifting people up and helping individuals achieve their dreams without undue burden.
It is our mission that every individual grows, feels self-worth, and knows they are loved so they know how to love others.
While Victory is in the planning stages of many initiatives, its first focus is on education. Victory is proud to support the College Gateway for America program which offers debt-free access to a college degree. College Gateway for America’s mission “to assist individuals in their efforts to improve their lives and the lives of their loved ones through the pursuit of education and knowledge” is harmoniously aligned with Victory’s.
So why focus on education first? Simply put, and to paraphrase another old proverb, we need to teach men and women to fish. Education is the key to helping the least of these achieve their dreams. Access to a quality education has been proven time and again to help individuals achieve their financials goals, change families, and build self-esteem.
Data supports this as well:
According to this study from 2012 by the LUMINA Foundation, on average in 2012, Americans with bachelor’s degrees (and without graduate degrees) receive the following benefits in comparison to high school graduates never attending college: