Archives for: August, 2012 (subscribe)
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While their sponsored children may not be physically here with them, they have already taken root in the hearts and home of the Cone family.

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If you have ever seen an African anthill against a backdrop of one of those stunning African sunsets, you will realize that King Solomon was onto something when he challenged people to learn from the ants.

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Aug 30 2012

Love Changes a Life

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When Pierre’s sponsor came to visit him for the second time, he immediately noticed a difference in his sponsored child.

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Aug 30 2012

Create WOW Moments

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Have you known the joy of receiving a note from a friend, just because they wanted to let you know they were praying for you?

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As many other Caribbean countries, Haiti has a very rich cuisine. Haiti however, maintains an independently unique flavor.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote that He who loves his dream of a community more than the Christian community itself becomes a destroyer of the latter. His words remind us that unity is more than a dream.

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If people are a nation’s greatest resource, why are so many countries in Africa poor yet the birthrate in Africa the highest in the world?

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Jesus’ act of sharing a meal gave the men on the road to Emmaus more than just information; it gave them a new relationship that spurred them to further faith and action.

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blog month

September is Blog Month at Compassion. And what that means is prizes, giveaways, blogging assignments and more children sponsored via the Internet than any previous September in our history.

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We need men and women who are one in spirit and who share our vision and mission.

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What’s your life verse and why is it meaningful to you?

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Pray that your sponsored child would reject the lie that joy comes from worldly success or our circumstances.

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How can anyone not like cute baby pictures? Especially when babies are such great reminders of what’s most important in life.

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God and the people encouraged Joshua. The biggest encouragement for anyone is confirmation from God and the people around him.

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Until its independence, Ghana was known as the Gold Coast. It was renamed Ghana, meaning “Warrior King,” to reflect the ancient Ghana Empire that flourished in West Africa during the 10th century.

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Sometimes, the only thing we need to become shining stars is somebody to value us and believe that we can do it.

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In the dump, hills of garbage are the landscape. People hidden behind these hills share this landfill with vultures and fight them for the food.

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The Enemy wants us to lose hope. He wants us to feel as disempowered and discouraged as the children we’re trying to rescue.

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Carrot kheer is a drink from from India made with, you guessed it, carrots. This recipe for carrot kheer was shared with us by staff members, Jayaseelan Enos.

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Aug 21 2012

Do Words Matter?

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Our words affect those around us, either for good or for ill.

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Jeyson is a 15-year-old living in Ecuador. He’d like to share what a day in his life looks like.

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Aug 20 2012

Words of Faith

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As our ministry takes place in some of the toughest areas, we are bound to encounter challenges. No matter what you may be going through today and always, learn to confess that it is well.

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Aug 19 2012

Experience Vs. Faith

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Edouard Lassegue, Vice President of our Latin American and Caribbean Region explores the issue of faith through the life of Joshua. Joshua’s life tells us that experience cannot replace faith.

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Pray that your sponsored child would love peace and reject useless quarreling. Pray that they would become peace makers in their community.

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Have you ever wondered where you could have been if you’d been given what you asked for? Have you ever wondered what could have happened, had you found what you sought?

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