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compassion summer intern veronica kelly

Every summer, 20 university students enroll in our 10 1/2-week internship program for the opportunity to gain professional experience within Compassion. After the Compassion summer intern trip to Guatemala, Veronica Fertzer advocates for all children who live in extreme poverty, not just those in the Compassion program.

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Jul 8 2014

The Power of Words

the power of words

When we write to our sponsored child, our words are often the very thing that help create future dreams. And sometimes those dreams are to be just like us.

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compassion summer intern kelly paint

Every summer, 20 university students enroll in our 10.5 week internship program for the opportunity to gain professional experience within Compassion. From the intern trip to Esculinda, Guatemala, Kelly Uchiumi shares what she witnessed as one of the key ingredients in breaking the cycle of poverty.

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Jun 29 2014

Bring Jesus Home

Nshimiyimana reading the Bible

In this chapel message, Dean Cowles, founder and National Director of CityConnexx shares inspirational testimonies of changed lives from his urban ministry experience.

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compassion intern series alex

Every summer, twenty university students enroll in our 10.5 week internship program for the opportunity to gain professional experience within Compassion. This year the Compassion Summer Interns traveled to Guatemala and Alex Tunell shares how two lives were changed for the better.

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for the kids

Why do we do all we do for children? We do it because every child matters and every single child is worth fighting for!

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Jun 15 2014

Jesus People

Children jump and play in the street

In this chapel message, Guy Hocker, Strategy Advisor in Residence, shares what it means to be Jesus people and how we can experience the kingdom of heaven now.

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Jun 13 2014

World Cup Fever

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The 2014 World Cup. Thirty-two teams. Twelve stadiums. Sixty-four soccer matches. Thirty-one days. More than 715 million people around the world tune in! But what does World Cup Fever have to do with you?

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experience compassion conference

Experience Compassion Conference: June 27-28, 2014 in beautiful Colorado Springs. We’d love to celebrate with you and give you the opportunity to learn more about what we do. Learn more and Register today!

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May 25 2014

Tyler Wigg-Stevenson

Two cute little girls

In this chapel message, pastor and activist Tyler Wigg-Stevenson brings a message of encouragement and hope for weary Christians. Jesus has promised that He will reveal Himself to us if we are faithful to love even in painful and difficult times.

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language of love

What is the language of love? Is it French (ooo la la!)? Spanish? And, how do we express love to our sponsored child when there is a language barrier?

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May 13 2014

Jesus Loves Me

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The sound of children singing praise to Jesus has to be one of the most beautiful sounds. The joy that comes from a relationship with Jesus shows when the children sing.

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May 11 2014

Jesus in the Old Testament

Wedding

In this chapel message, Kurt Birky, Global Brand development Director, digs into Genesis 22 and 24, exploring the fascinating parallels between the life of Isaac and the life of Jesus.

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May 5 2014

“I’m Not Broke”

im not broke

The lies of poverty tell a child that they are broke, unfixable and hopeless. But then there is Jesus. And Jesus tells a very different story.

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rafonzel-fazon

Over the past 60 years more than 1 million children have experienced Compassion. Now, these “little ones” aren’t so little.

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Apr 28 2014

Letter Writing 101

letter writing quotes

Writing letters is a crucial way to build a relationship with your sponsored child…but also one of the most challenging. In this infographic we have everything (and by everything, we mean some of the things) you ever wanted to know about letter writing.

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Apr 27 2014

Tony Campolo

Tony Campolo smiling with girl

In this chapel message, author, speaker and social activist Tony Campolo preaches an Easter message about the love of Jesus and how He is able to connect with us today.

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Apr 25 2014

Meet Satish Kumar

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Formerly sponsored child and Leadership Development Program graduate, Satish Kumar, talks about his childhood and what he has achieved with the help of his sponsors.

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prepare your heart judah

Although I would struggle with letting go of control, God showed me from the start that this was His work to do and I was able to go back to that truth every time things got really hard.

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happier than

How happy are people who sponsor a child? Well, they’re happier than…

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Apr 20 2014

He Is Risen!

Artwork from Mathare Community Outreach Child Development Center

Hallelujah! Hosanna!
After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.
There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. His…

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Apr 19 2014

Alive in Christ

Christ has died. And we are united with Him in his death.
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. – Galatians…

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Artwork from Mathare Community Outreach Child Development Center

Compassion is closed today to honor Christ’s sacrifice on the cross.

It was the day of Preparation of Passover Week, about the sixth hour.
“Here is your king,” Pilate said to the Jews.
But they shouted, “Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!”
“Shall I crucify your king?” Pilate asked.
“We have no king but Caesar,” the chief…

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fall in love_judah

Judah’s funny, full of life, joyful and silly. And you are going to fall in love with him — guaranteed!

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rwandan-genocide-survivors

20 years ago images of the Rwandan genocide horrified us. Today, there are new images to be seen in Rwanda.

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