When Joyce was just 2 years old, her mother died. A few months later, she lost her father. She had no one except her grandparents, who took her in to raise her and give her the love she so needed.
Compassion Sunday is as annual event created to draw attention to the needs of the world’s poorest children. Compassion Sunday presenters are men and women just like you who share the story of Compassion with their church on behalf of children living in poverty.
Because of the trust of God’s people, He gives us beautiful moments of redemption in broken valleys.
I have a few books in my cubicle at work. 50 to be exact. All copies of Just a Minute. And I want to give them to you.
Once a victim of horrendous sexual, physical and emotional abuse, Sylane Mack shares with passion, vulnerability and even with humor, about the unfailing love of Jesus that has completely, outrageously transformed her into living freely as “more than a conqueror.”
What would you like to know about the country where your sponsored child lives?
Sports teach children about unity and trust, about how to express themselves more freely and sports can help children discover their gifts and talents.
Dinah Meyer has been working for Compassion 18 years. She has been around for much of the ministry’s history, and working in the Executive office, she has a unique perspective we want to share with you.
This Compassion Sunday in Togo is a very different kind of Compassion Sunday than we are used to in the United States.
Children are valuable to God and His creation. They are worthy of our attention, resources, time and most importantly, love.
Whether J.R.R. Tolkien’s story of Bilbo Baggins’ adventure is familiar or foreign, few can question the genuine pleasure reading it imparts.
There was something about this boy that Katy just couldn’t shake. How could she connect with a child when she didn’t even know his name?
When you need an idea to get your next letter started, you might turn to one of these questions.
It might seem like just words on a page. But something in your letter will change your child’s thinking, draw him closer to God, encourage her to dream.
For many years Godfrey saw unsponsored children clinging on the child development center’s fence around mealtimes in hopes of getting food. This image is part of his driving force for speaking at Compassion events.
God never abandons his children. He is never late, but He is never early either. Rather, He is ALWAYS there.
Today in 2008, a blog was born. And thousands of children now have sponsors because of it. Because of you. Thank you.
Carlo’s parents knew right away that he was meant for greatness since he was born with two healthy legs. Both Carlo’s mother and father have polio.
Every year, teams of students in our Leadership Development Program, spend at least ten days in remote villages of Uganda, serving the local people in those communities. They participate in projects such as home shelter construction, build latrines for child development centers, rehabilitate roads or clean village water sources.
How would better understanding non-Christians’ fears about Christianity change how you live out your faith, if at all?
As the Complementary Interventions Strategy and Operations Manager, Derek Gordon is one of the people whom God is really using at Compassion through his wisdom, calling and commitment.
These beautiful children living in extreme poverty are being shown love that they never dreamed could be true for them.