But Then, We Had Compassion

Irene and her country, once torn apart by the evil of genocide, now rise from destruction with songs of praise.

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He Go Go

Not every child may have the skills or desire to be in the Leadership Development Program, but they do have talents singing or dancing.

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I Have Malaria (or Thought I Did)

I came home from Ghana with severe chills, headache and a fever. I’d been in Africa two weeks, and these symptoms alarmed me. Could I be infected with malaria?

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Jesus Takes His Coffee Black

No matter if we are giving on His behalf for someone in our own neighborhood or across the world: Jesus chooses us to demonstrate His love to those around us!

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What’s That Smell?

Mathare is a cruel place. A slum plagued by intense poverty and violence outside of Nairobi, Kenya. Home to more than 700,000 residents.

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Four Choices That Require Trust

Because of the trust of God’s people, He gives us beautiful moments of redemption in broken valleys.

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He Leaped into My Arms and My Heart Was Gone

There was something about this boy that Katy just couldn’t shake. How could she connect with a child when she didn’t even know his name?

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Holding Joy

Her rich dark skin was perfect. Her smile made me forget all my worries. If I concentrate hard enough, I still hear her infectious laugh invade my senses. Rwandan baby girl enrolled in our […]

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World AIDS Day 2012: Red Hearts and Red Ribbons

I wasn’t looking for another child to sponsor. But then I saw two things next to her picture on the website: a red heart and a red ribbon. Josiane, from Rwanda, had been waiting for a sponsor for over six months. The red ribbon showed that Josiane […]

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Who Is an Orphan?

How exactly do we define orphan? As we follow Nelson’s journey, we will see multiple definitions of this oft-misunderstood term.

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