When someone stops sponsoring a child, the Unsponsored Children’s fund fills the gap so that children can continue to receive support until a new sponsor is found. For 9-year-old Happy, this fund helped save her life.
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.
How can we take photographs of people that treat them with dignity? Here are five ways in which our photographers strive to take great photos of kids.
Our pioneer ancestors scraped and sacrificed and barely got by, in many ways living a similar lifestyle to what millions of subsistence farmers still lead around the world.
Pray that God would fill your sponsored child with a passion for proclaiming God’s glory and sharing His gospel with their community.
Although they do not have material wealth, pray that your sponsored child would be overflowing with thankfulness to God for the gifts He has given them.
God has given sponsored children around the world His ear, that even though they are often voiceless in this world, He cares for their prayers.
Wolfgang Riedner was born in Nuremberg, Germany, and spent five years as a pastor in southern Germany before he moved to Uganda to teach in Bible colleges. He now serves as Compassion’s Church Partnership Director.
Pray that your sponsored child would learn self-discipline and would become prudent, even when surrounded by recklessness.
Pray that your sponsored child would cling to God and develop a passion for Him.
Pray that your sponsored child would attack their school work with eagerness, as doing it for the Lord. Pray that in all their endeavors, they would devote them to the Lord and do it in His strength.
Pray that your sponsored child would be filled with the hope they have in Christ.
Pray that your sponsored child would serve others around them with all their heart and that they would learn to put the needs of others before their own.
Pray that your sponsored child’s faith would be growing more and more each day.
Praise God that the secret to being content is not being well fed or living in plenty.
Pray that your sponsored child would learn responsibility and diligence in the Lord.
Pray that through the comfort they have received in their troubles, your sponsored child would learn to comfort others.
Jeff Arnold is the eyes and ears for sponsors through video and photography. He travels to each country we work in to get stories of sponsored children.
Pray that your sponsored child would grow in true humility — that they would have a God-given understanding of their identity in Him.
Pray that God would fill your sponsored child with perseverance and that they would set their eyes above on the things that last.
Pray that your sponsored child would reject the lie that joy comes from worldly success or our circumstances.
Carrot kheer is a drink from from India made with, you guessed it, carrots. This recipe for carrot kheer was shared with us by staff members, Jayaseelan Enos.
Pray that your sponsored child would love peace and reject useless quarreling. Pray that they would become peace makers in their community.
Wess Stafford often says that you can’t outgive the poor. Pray that your sponsored child will grow in generosity and will be willing to share what he or she has with others who also are in need.
When someone at the grocery store is rude to you or your friend is a bit short, it’s always good to remember that you have no idea the struggles and challenges that they are facing at that exact moment — so extend grace to them!