Twice a year we take a team of bloggers to the developing world to learn about our ministry. This week the team is in Nicaragua. Take a glance at what the bloggers will witness firsthand.
Our team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Nicaragua from June 18 through June 22, 2013. Throughout this week you will experience a unique glimpse of what it is like to live in this beautiful Central American country.
God is a true and great Heavenly Father, but it takes an earthly father/father-figure – or in some cases a diligent mother – to help kids know about God’s love. We are the hands and feet of God the Father, and called to share His love with His little ones all around the world.
Despite the hurt and past experiences, Veronica has hope that her daughters’ futures will be different. Our ministry is fueling that hope through the local church and child development center where they are registered.
In a fast changing Kenya, the Maasai are learning the importance education plays in the evolution of their tribe into modern society.
Leadership Development Program students, Lois Nangudi and Abbel Joseph are recent graduates from Moody Bible Institute. In this chapel service Lois and Abbel share their personal stories and what they believe defines success.
Traits that we greatly value and strive to consistently demonstrate are integrity, excellence, stewardship and dignity. If you were to add a fifth trait to this list, what would it be?
In Claire’s neighborhood, children grow up to become prostitutes and thieves. But Claire’s story is different.
What do we do? The short answer is, we release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. But, how else do we explain what we do?
Staff members, Kurt Birky, Emily Sarmiento, and Bob Cleary, spend some time sharing the “Child Focused” perspective of our ministry.
From why sponsorship benefits a family living in the developing world, to an entire family embracing their sponsored child, the value of family is a theme you will often see woven into the stories we share. We took the liberty of choosing some of our best family related blog posts for you.
Our ministry is Christ-centered, child-focused and church-based. But what does this really mean and how are we set apart, or different, from other child development organizations?
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the beautiful moms around the world!
There are 2 million moms in the world. How can we help mothers around the world who live in extreme poverty?
Those are the mothers who, on this Mother’s Day in America, we want to remember and honor and write about. We want to remember those mothers who labor from dusk to dawn and work to put food on their table and pray that their children are safe.
Many people have asked the question, “Why do we exist?” When asked to explore this question as it pertains to our ministry, Sidney Muisyo, VP of our Africa Region tells us that Christ must be the model of all we do.
We all need prayer. Some days more than others. So what if today, on the National Day of Prayer, we pray for one another?
Abigail lives in Ghana, is the youngest of six siblings, and her father died when she was three years old. Abigail taught her sponsor to enjoy letters from preschool and early elementary children.
What does malaria feel like? If malaria goes untreated, what can it lead to?
Ministry Chaplain, Mike Hare shares stories of how circumstances we never would have chosen lead us closer to Jesus.
Ben was raised in the slums of Korogocho — or the ‘city of trash’ in Nairobi, Kenya. Ben often wondered if he would be another statistic — one who died from drug addiction or disease.
Sooner or later, we’re all programmed to struggle with legacy and impact. Each of us is keenly aware that we’ve been engineered with talents and abilities to contribute to the world in some way while we’re here.
What is proof of a changed life? Does it include an education or a relationship with Jesus? What does a changed life look like to you?