One House in Bogotá

I am walking down the streets of Soacha, a town of 500,000 that surrounds Bogotá. The neighborhood is called “San Nicolas,” a poor sector with two-story houses made from brick. Above the rooftops hang electric cables. Shoes are draped over the cables, […]

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Rosario Shares Love

Every time Rosario enters a class she is received with an explosion of hugs and kisses from her little ones. “Since I was young I dreamed to be surrounded by children, because I am the youngest in my family and I used to tell God that I wanted to work […]

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I Pray That My Sponsored Child

In 2009, I pray that my sponsored child . . .

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Fellowship of the Unashamed

I’m a part of the fellowship of the unashamed. The die has been cast. I have stepped over the line. The decision has been made. I’m a disciple of His and I won’t look back, let up, slow down, back away, or be still.

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Christmas Angels

Merry Christmas! On this day we hope you feel the presence of our Savior as we celebrate His grand love and His perfect will to move us closer to Himself. “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” […]

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Presents for the King

The church was packed with 200 children and their parents, celebrating the pre-Christmas program with the Compassion child cevelopment center. When the host announced the opening of the program, the room burst with clapping. Laboni was there with her […]

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Christmas in Colombia

The main room is decorated with Christmas posters. Children are laughing and talking. One can feel the atmosphere of Christmas, the musicians do not stop singing, while children finish eating dessert.

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Compassion on National Public Radio

Earlier this month, I told you about how through the creativity of one of our donors, many children have been able to participate in Compassion-assisted programs throughout the world. Since then, the story of Mike Foster’s Junky Car Club in Southern […]

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One Word

“Seven years ago, I started the simple discipline of picking a one-word theme for the upcoming year. That is right — one word. Not a phrase, not a statement, just a single word. And to this point, it has been nothing short of life-changing.”

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If I Could Spend Christmas

If I could spend Christmas with my sponsored child . . .

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