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(L-R) Bonnie Gray, Mark and Holley Gerth, Bri McKoy, Ruth Soukup, Lisa and Steve Leonard (Mike Varel not pictured)

Each Compassion Blogger on this trip to the Dominican Republic has an amazing personal story to share. All different. All unique.

Yet as you get to know Ruth, Bonnie, Holley, Lisa and Bri this week, you will see something in their blog posts, something special they all have in common – a deeply held love…

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become a missionary

We as sponsors have the ability to make a difference in the life of a child living in poverty and fulfill our individual calling here at home.

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City Scenes Tegucigalpa area

As we enter the home stretch of Blog Month, you may be feeling a little low on creativity and words. Let this little exercise help get those creative juices flowing.

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grab bags

 UPDATE: August 12, 2013 7:10 a.m. MT — WOW, that was quick!! Everything has been given away already and there’s nothing left. What a great response from you all. Thanks everyone for participating in Grab Bag Monday!

When I was growing up, there was this store we used to shop at called Pick ‘n Save.…

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hope deferred

Do children waiting for a sponsor question their value based on whether they have a sponsor or not? Do they compare themselves to their sponsored friends and find themselves wanting?

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a moment in time_3

How long does it take to change a child’s life? Just. One. Minute.

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international womens day 2013_GU

Today is International Women’s Day and we are asking the question, what does giving 90% mean for a woman in the developing world?

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value of sports

Sports teach children about unity and trust, about how to express themselves more freely and sports can help children discover their gifts and talents.

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Compassion Artist Michael W. Smith in Kenya

Poking around the ministry archives, a commercial recording from a famous ministry spokesperson was discovered. Who do you think it could be?

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cute baby pictures

How can anyone not like cute baby pictures? Especially when babies are such great reminders of what’s most important in life.

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home-visit-RW

Not everyone experiences the developing world in the same way. How is your heart stirred for those who live in a developing country?

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hope of TZ FI

What if each nation in this world was meant to reflect one particular attribute of God?

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KO-1950s-Orphanage

The voices of the Korean Orphans Choir are an echo of the past — an echo that, today, resounds hope for millions of children around the world.

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water-tastes-good

Today — World Water Day — it’s necessary to remember that water is life.

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paper angels_FI

The actions of the Christian community serving the poor are what show them there is something truly different about this Jesus… something that is, in fact, life changing.

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sharing the gospel_FI

The most important call upon our lives is to make disciples. Whether we are Sunday school teachers, preachers, mothers, fathers, friends or co-workers, we all have been given the same mandate from the Lord to go into the world and be witnesses of Him.

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Pulley-post

How do you start a conversation about Jesus with a total stranger? What’s the best way to talk to people about sin without making them feel worse and turning them away from Christ?

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Ghana_April 19 Post

Ghana is currently one of the largest producers of cocoa and gold and is now also involved in oil production. They are becoming a prosperous nation and the world is taking notice.

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smartphone_edited

As a child advocacy organization, we believe that children should be kept safe and protected in all situations, including online.

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