Singing for Jesus at Easter

Tabitha leans on the table and writes to her sponsor about how she and her family will celebrate Easter. She is the younger of two children in a family with a strong Christian background. Her father is an evangelist and singer, and recently released […]

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A Change of Destiny: From 5th Grade Farmer to PhD

Forced to leave fifth grade to help provide income for his family, Masilamani had no choice but to become a farmer. Until his teacher helped change his destiny.

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A Life Changed: Olive’s Story

When The Lord’s Resistance Army came into Olive’s town in Uganda, her family was forced to flee from their home. However, things dramatically changed when she was enrolled in our program.

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Epilepsy Is Not a Curse From the Gods

Gertrude* has epilepsy. Her family initially rejoiced when she was born, but that soon changed. Three months after her birth, Gertrude started having epileptic seizures. When her family realized her condition, they abandoned her and her mother because […]

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A Cup of Cold Water

No one can survive without water. What is our solution?

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World Water Day 2013

Water is essential to life but can also be very dangerous. It is something we need for survival but can be the cause of so many problems.

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MyCompassionSunday: Expanding Jesus’ Family

Children all over the world long to experience a loving family and Compassion Sunday is a time where we have the opportunity to share that love of family with them.

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Jesus Takes His Coffee Black

No matter if we are giving on His behalf for someone in our own neighborhood or across the world: Jesus chooses us to demonstrate His love to those around us!

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Research Shows: Child Sponsorship Through Compassion Works

Research shows that children who participated in Compassion’s holistic child development through sponsorship program stayed in school longer, were more likely to have salaried or white-collar employment and were more likely to be leaders in their communities and churches than their peers who did not participate in our program.

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Welcoming Our New President and CEO, Jim Mellado

After a three year process and much prayer, our President and CEO Wess Stafford is passing the baton of ministry leadership to Jim Mellado. For 20 years, Jim served as president of the Willow Creek Association and will become the fifth president in our 61-year history.

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Who Are Your Heroes?

In 1 Tim. 4:12, the Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy not to allow others to look down upon him because of his youth. He said, ‘but be an example in your conduct, love, faith and purity’. Everyone has their own sphere of influence, regardless of age.

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Compassion Sunday 2013: Ginsely’s Story

Poverty does not just bring hunger or ill-health. Poverty robs children of their joy and takes away their opportunities and hopes for the future.

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