The Ripples of Child Sponsorship

“What can I do in the face of such hugeness?” we wonder. “What good would my pebble do in such a vast sea of suffering?” But here’s the amazing thing about pebbles dropped in the water — they create ripples.

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Haitian Grace and the Global Food Crisis

I was feeling very bad for myself last week. My car broke down on the side of the road late one night. That same day I had picked up my car from the mechanic. And poor poor me, my husband had taken our other car to the shop that day — so he couldn’t […]

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A Thousand Thanks

We asked, and you responded. Mille grazie! A thousand thanks. Actually, 2,618 thanks. That’s how many votes we received. It doesn’t look like SearchKindly will reach its goal of raising $1,000 this month, so far the donation thermometer […]

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With God All Things Are Possible

Hey! I have new photos of Amisi. I was so blessed to meet him on my trip to Uganda last month. He’s such an ambitious child! As soon as I gave him his new coloring book, he was on a serious mission to get every page colored. I bought him some […]

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Sponsor a Child

Here’s some marketing rah-rah for ya. Well … it’s not really rah-rah, but it IS marketing pure and simple. This is our newest toy, and we’re really excited about how it can help get more children sponsored. Hope you like, use […]

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A Mosquito Bite Away

One of the things that shocked me when I visited Uganda last month was finding myself scared to death of mosquitoes. It was the strangest feeling to be afraid of something so small — something we usually think of as just a pest. But in Africa mosquito […]

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Who Writes the Compassion Blog? A Bunch of Marketing Cheerleaders?

I don’t think it’s possible to be authentic without being transparent. By consciously withholding something or avoiding a subject because I fear a reaction – anger, rejection, judgment, etc., I’m not being authentic. I’m […]

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Care for the Poor by Caring for the Earth

It’s Earth Day, so the message that we can care for the poor BY caring for the Earth is particularly relevant today. Here’s some of what we’re doing at Compassion to care for the poor Earth and the dirt poor. And here’s how we […]

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“Poster Boy” Done Good!

A few years back, Israel Candia from Bolivia served as our “poster boy” for the Leadership Development Program (LDP). He entered our Child Sponsorship Program at age 4 and graduated from LDP in 2004. Today, Israel is demonstrating the Lordship […]

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Will You Help Us …

Will you help us say thank you to Tammy Chalfant, who organized the first ever Compassion Sunday event at Farmland Friends Church (FFC)? 71 children now have sponsors. Please tell Tammy and her pastor, Kris Sorensen, how much you appreciate their work. […]

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