Defender of the Poor

Leah Wenger explains how helping the poor can seem overwhelming; like we don’t know where to start. We sometimes allow our judgment to limit our generosity. Although, when we partner with God in defending the poor, we can change our cities. We defend the poor by seeing the one right in front of us, restoring dignity, and being sacrificially involved with the vulnerable.


About The Author
- Leah was born and raised in The Vineyard Church of Central Illinois and has served in many roles (from youth ministry to planting a multi-site church) in her last 10 years as a staff Pastor. Leah is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Vineyard Leadership Institute and The School of Kingdom Ministry and is most passionate about raising up leaders of leaders and creating a healthy stewardship culture. She married the love of her life, Ben, in 2005 enjoys co-parenting their three awesome (exhausting) kids; Cohen, Claire & Gia. In her spare time, she loves to play the guitar, travel and drink