From Voodoo Temple to Child Development Center

The property now housing the Simonette Child Development Center used to be a “peristil,” or Voodoo temple, where a well-known Voodoo priest named Sore ruled for several decades.

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One and Being One

“One” means solitary, yet in contrast, “being one” means united in purpose. Individuality gives us an identity, but identifying to a common purpose takes extra effort, sacrificing individual identity to work toward common good.

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Kindness at Work

Kindness and gentleness should mark all of our words, attitudes, and actions as Christians. Jesus is the epitome of kindness. We are called to be kind to one another.

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Will You Take a Place at the Table?

Pastor Chris Seay invites you on a journey. A 40-day journey that will disrupt your habits and your rituals. A journey that will help you identify and connect with the poor and the suffering — the ones Jesus loves.

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What is Partnership?

Partnership is at the center of what we do at Compassion — we not only partner with you, our sponsors and donors, but also with the local church around the world. So it’s worth understanding what we mean by partnership and how we do it.

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Ministry Highlight: India

We began our ministry in India in 1997 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2003, we started the Child Survival Program, and the Leadership Development Program followed in 2004.

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Compassion Clothing

Thirty years ago I went to Brazil as a short-term missionary with five other young adults. Little did I know how much that one decision would shape the rest of my life.

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Speaking Out Against Corruption

The Leadership Development Program taught Arun a great number of things. He learned about time management, Christian discipline and social awareness. Most importantly, he learned how a Christian must respond to contemporary issues.

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Faith Test

Many of us think we “know” what faith means. When it is time to put our faith in action, however, it’s another story.

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“This Time, a Vicious Cycle is a Good Thing…”

The Wally Show met a woman named Ko who was a sponsored child and now works for our ministry. Ko still has the picture of her sponsors from 30 years ago on her desk.

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