Pray for the Philippines

The following is an email sent to many Compassion employees yesterday by Menchit Wong, our child advocacy director. It contains prayer requests for our Philippines brothers and sisters, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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After Disaster Strikes: How to Choose a Charity to Donate To

Choosing the best charity to donate to is an important decision. Not all donations are equal. Here are a few questions to help you decide which charity is best for you.

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Anxious for Heaven

Because of the sacrifice made by her son, Jesus, mothers around the world can know hope.

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The Darkness is Not The End

In this special chapel message, singer, songwriter and Compassion ambassador Justin McRoberts shares his story, and how God used his sponsored child to redeem a dark time in his life.

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A Legacy of Generosity

“If God gives a testimony, it is for His glory. I share my story so others will see God in it.” ~ Priya Juliet, Director of Administration for International Justice Mission in Chennai, India

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What’s in Your Wallet?

Kimuna will always be in my heart, but I’ll also keep the photo in my wallet where I’ll be reminded to pray for him continually and where I’ll keep the perspective I would not have gained without him.

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One Meal One Day: Survive or Thrive

Children in extreme poverty don’t have the choice to eat walnuts to fight cholesterol, or watermelon to fight cancer, or spinach to fight diabetes. They can’t choose foods to help them thrive. They need basic nourishment to simply SURVIVE.

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You’re Never Too Old to Learn

Julienne grew up with the belief that her ability to learn, her wisdom and her knowledge had all been drained by her twin sister who, on the other hand, always did well in school.

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If You Could Have Any Meal You Want, What Would It Be?

What is your celebration meal? What makes it so special?

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27 Wonders of the World

Margaret Lutley’s counter above her kitchen sink is framed with photos of more than 30 young people — at least one from each country where Compassion works — who are living better lives today because of her.

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Living in Fear

Eduar’s mother begs him to come to church with her. Sometimes he refuses. He is too afraid. He knows his delicate, young mother cannot keep him safe on the trek through the neighborhood to the church. He hears the crack of gunshots day and night.

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So You Want to Advocate for Children?

In her first couple of years as a volunteer child advocate, Vicki strongly encouraged a couple of enthusiastic sponsors to join the Advocate Network.

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