For Ethiopians, the coffee ceremony is an important social event that brings people of the family or community together. Many people are drawn not only to the coffee itself, but also to the long and beautiful ceremony that gives people a chance to communicate and share ideas.
This book offers the kind of practical help that frees us from being stuck in endless cycles of worry and indecision and allows us to better “seek first the kingdom of God.” It’s so uncomplicated and maybe even a little liberating.
Holistic. Body, mind, heart and spirit. It makes all the difference in the world.
How can we take photographs of people that treat them with dignity? Here are five ways in which our photographers strive to take great photos of kids.
Every time Prince Poubila was served a meal and was left alone to savor it, there appeared villainous creatures who deprived him of all his food. The boy was so scared that he never resisted them and never dared to tell anyone of what he was enduring.
“It was as when the stones speak. I opened my eyes and said to myself that God was calling me to something more. My dream is to become an ambassador, and at the utmost degree, represent my country as the president.
Because we don’t know what God has done in the past, we have difficulty understanding and appreciating what’s happening in the present and future.
Christine Caine, founder of the anti-human trafficking organization A2, answers the question, “What is the church’s role when it comes to compassion and justice?”
There are so many studies on the brain and so much can be confusing. But one thing is certain — our brains are amazing and what happens when we are young impacts our futures exponentially.
This is your life. This is where you laugh, run, sleep, relate, munch, cry, hug and live. This is your story. But what about people on the other side of the world?
The children looked longingly at the colorful stacks of Bibles in front of them and could hardly wait to lay their hands on one. The noises gradually fell to soft whispers when the first name was called out.
Photos you send to your sponsored children help them visualize your world and get to know you better. Today, you can see their world through photos taken by six sponsored children in the Philippines.
Although she refused to say a word, one sweet girl in a bright pink outfit did not leave a visiting sponsor’s side. They had a connection that was strong although unspoken.
Erick is a very special child who enjoys participating in every activity at the San Pablo Apostol Student Center. There are some things he can do and others that are are more complicated for him, but nothing keeps him from trying.
Over the next few weeks we want to encourage you to read a few good books that will benefit your walk with the Lord in 2013.
Our long-term strategy to help rebuild Haiti embodies four key areas — equipping pastors, offering child protection to highly vulnerable children, creating income-generating programs, and reconstructing Compassion-assisted child development centers.
Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. By learning the facts about this terrible crime against humanity, you can be the change for exploited children around the world.
This video is about child abuse, exploitation, prostitution and trafficking. So why are these children smiling?
Let the pain of trafficking around the world seep into your heart. Then channel your outrage at injustice – pray and act.
Explaining about ourselves is a great way to start letters and build relationships. Try answering these questions about yourself and current events.
Feeling low on creativity about what larger mail pieces to send? Here are some really cute ideas for things you can send your sponsored child.
Not every child in class is called up front to receive a letter. Some are handed a Bible verse on a small piece of paper that the center staff prepared for them. Children know the difference, and although they value the encouragement most of them hope they’ll receive a letter soon.
Christian artist Jon Bauer watched a group of boys tear open bags of garbage to forage for food. He got up from his meal, went to the counter and ordered 12 cheeseburgers.
Last month, we took some time to examine the different nuances of giving. And this is what stood out to us. Enjoy!