Where Do You Want to Go? The Compassion Blog “Rethunk”

This blog post has one purpose: to refine the vision for the Compassion blog. That might mean we simply affirm what the blog’s purpose has been for the last few years. Or it might mean we come up with something new. Either way, now is the time to tell us what we should focus on.

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6-year-old Fatao Needs Heart Surgery

The total cost of Fatao’s surgery, including passport, visa, travel, the surgery itself and follow-up care, is $23,000. As we did a few years ago with Alexander, we’re asking you for help. Please make a donation to help pay for Fatao’s heart surgery.

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Cook With Compassion: Zoom Koom

Zoom Koom is a cool, refreshing drink from Burkina Faso, West Africa. Zoom means flour. Koom means water.

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The Spiritual Discipline of One Word

The words we get each year are foundational words. They build the altar upon which we worship Christ, in word and action. They have relevance every year of our lives.

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Cook With Compassion: Lasagna Azteca

Hello chefs. Today’s stop on the Amazing Compassion Culinary Adventure is Italy … by way of Mexico.

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AIDS and Poverty: World AIDS Day 2011

AIDS and poverty. Poverty and AIDS. If you care about releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name, then that means you should care about fighting AIDS.

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Cook With Compassion: Moqueca de Peixe

To kick off the Amazing Compassion Culinary Adventure series, I chose Moqueca de Peixe, a Brazilian fish stew recipe shared with us by Liv Almeida Nunes Ribeiro Dias, a Program Implementation Assistant with Compassion Brazil.

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When Does a Boy Become a Man?

A boy becomes a man when he understands and consistently demonstrates through humble surrender to God that the Lord’s strength abounds in human frailty.

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What is Poverty?

Poverty is overwhelming, frightening and debilitating, but not invincible. Poverty is a termite eating away at a child’s heart, mind and self-esteem. And poverty is a liar.

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Place Your Order for Better Blog Posts Here

I’m asking for your help in determining what gets published here. I will use your comments to request specific blog posts from our field communications specialists and from other staff around the world.

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What Will It Take For You to Feel Blessed Today?

What would have to happen in your life for you to think of yourself as someone who is truly and genuinely blessed? What would it take for you to feel like God is smothering you with kindness today?

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