Archives for: June, 2013 (subscribe)
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Welcome to Ghana and welcome to the Calvary Bible Child Development Center!

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The Fourth Nazarene Church in Nicaragua wants to do something for their neighborhood. In their community, alcoholism, drugs, gangs and violence are common, and the church needs good soil in which to sow seeds that will bear good fruit.

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Jun 26 2013

Waiting for a Miracle

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Little by little, walking became difficult for Kendry. She needed help to do simple things like walk, hold a glass, color, and unbutton her shirt or pants.

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Sangkalerk Church group photo

One of our church partners in Thailand has “graduated” from Compassion’s support and now hosts a holistic child development program on their own.

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Our release cost the Father His only Son by the way of His broken, holy, sacrificed body. Release costs. It always costs.

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Jun 23 2013

What Does the Future Hold?

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In this special chapel interview, Executive Vice President, David Dahlin gives us the chance to get to know President-elect, Jimmy Mellado.

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Here are some of the favorite posts from the Nicaragua blog trip!

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Jun 21 2013

To See a Child Smile

Compassion Bloggers Nicaragua 2013 - Project 111 - Day 3

The bloggers all sit in a circle and laugh and pretend to know Spanish and laugh some more. But not Ivan. He does not smile.

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Compassion Bloggers Nicaragua 2013 - Project 186 - Day 2

One day all of our works on this earth will go through the fire. And those works, they will burn and bring loss. Or endure and bring reward.

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This trash dump in Nicaragua is where mothers, grandmothers, men and children come to make a living. It’s where they find their lunch. For children it’s where they play and take their midday nap.

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Jun 18 2013

Nicaragua at a Glance

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Twice a year we take a team of bloggers to the developing world to learn about our ministry. This week the team is in Nicaragua. Take a glance at what the bloggers will witness firsthand.

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We have an incredible lineup of bloggers traveling to Nicaragua. Their posts are sure to stir and challenge us all. We also have a little contest.

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Our team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Nicaragua from June 18 through June 22, 2013. Throughout this week you will experience a unique glimpse of what it is like to live in this beautiful Central American country.

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single fathers

From the Karen tribe, Somporn and his wife Sopak dreamed of having a big family. They planned to spend many sweet long years together, until they grew old. They did not imagine that “’till death do us part” would come so quickly.

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Jun 12 2013

Not Your Typical Father

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Fathers are expected to work and earn money for the family, not go to church or take care of the children. But Joseph is not the typical Filipino father.

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Magazines are fantastic. But, living in this digital age, more and more of us are opting for electronic versions of our favorite reads. And because we want to meet you where you ‘live,’ we created something special — the Compassion iPad magazine!

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father son relationship

God is a true and great Heavenly Father, but it takes an earthly father/father-figure – or in some cases a diligent mother – to help kids know about God’s love. We are the hands and feet of God the Father, and called to share His love with His little ones all around the world.

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Despite the hurt and past experiences, Veronica has hope that her daughters’ futures will be different. Our ministry is fueling that hope through the local church and child development center where they are registered.

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Sujon decided never to see his daughter’s face. Ignorance, superstition and the effects of a dowry system had hardened his heart. Somapti had a father, but she was virtually fatherless.

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Children at the child development center receive an annual medical examination. A recent examination left our staff worried because the majority of children had dental problems.

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In a fast changing Kenya, the Maasai are learning the importance education plays in the evolution of their tribe into modern society.

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This Father’s Day spend a little extra time in your letters reminding your sponsored children about their Heavenly Father who loves them and cares for them each and every day.

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Jun 2 2013

What Defines Success?

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Leadership Development Program students, Lois Nangudi and Abbel Joseph are recent graduates from Moody Bible Institute. In this chapel service Lois and Abbel share their personal stories and what they believe defines success.

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