How Do We Decide Which Churches to Partner With?

The concept of partnering with a church may seem simple enough, but what’s actually involved in choosing which churches we should partner with? It’s relatively simple question with a not so simple answer.

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10 Ways T-shirts Make the World a Better Place

I have struggled with trying to figure out how to use the gifts God has given me to do the work God wants me to do, which is is how the seed of making a difference was planted for me and has now sprouted into a company: ResQrags.

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Compassion Bloggers Going to the Philippines

Our latest team of Compassion Bloggers will be in the Philippines May 29 through June 4, 2011. So mark your calendars and be sure to check in often to read firsthand what God is doing to eradicate poverty in this beautiful country.

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A Precious Perspective

One sentence from a little girl an ocean away immediately and forever changed my perspective.

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Removing Education Barriers (Why We Love the Church)

For most parents, the trip to the school may seem death-defying to them, but those trips usually only consist of a quick drive or a walk to the school gates. But the families of Ngandong village, in central Java, Indonesia, take their lives in their hands every day walking to school.

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A Profile of Courage: Pastor Peter Mugabi

Pastoring in Uganda is a big call that God puts on one’s life. It’s a tough calling because many of our churches have quite a number of challenges.

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The Tradition of Rakiire in Burkina Faso

What is Rakiire? Rakiire consists of two people within the same big family or between two different ethnic groups telling jokes that are often very sour and border on insolence.

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The Mystery of the Blue Corner

Chances are, you’ve noticed it. It’s found in the upper right-hand corner of Compassion’s brochures, child sponsorship packets, posters, promotional materials and letters from our sponsored children. For quite some time, that blue corner was a mystery to me.

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Why are Some Children Considered Highly Vulnerable and Others Aren’t?

The process of identifying highly vulnerable children starts by observing them among their peers. Then home visits and discussions with the child’s parents help the center workers learn more details about the child’s living conditions.This procedure determines whether there is a need to provide help to the caregivers in addition to the support their children already receive from the development center.

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The Voice

One night, alone in a field, our president and CEO cried out on behalf of children around the world, and God answered.

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