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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From 5th Grade Farmer to PhD

Life held nothing promising for Masilamani. Born in the south Indian village of Thirumanickam, he was the son of farmers. The life of a farmer in India is difficult, and despite their hard labor, Masilamani’s family lived a life of extreme poverty. In […]

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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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