Eduar’s mother begs him to come to church with her. Sometimes he refuses. He is too afraid. He knows his delicate, young mother cannot keep him safe on the trek through the neighborhood to the church. He hears the crack of gunshots day and night.
It is time to stand up for the millions without food, for those who have no voice. It is time to be God’s light and share the hope He brings.
As the success of our ministry continues to increase, the world will be looking at us more and more closely. Will they find a group of ill-informed, self-seeking people striving for personal success, or will they find Christ at the center of all we do?
When it comes to extreme poverty, many studies have shown that education is one of the best investments for helping release children from its hope-crushing grip. And educating girls—female literacy—creates ripples that extend for generations.
We’re holding a photo scavenger hunt leading up to our One Meal One Day campaign on Nov. 6, complete with prizes. So, get your camera (or phone) ready.
October 16 is World Food Day and this year’s theme is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.”
Chuck McGinty, our International Program Senior Director, focuses on our holistic child development model of starting early, developing, discipling, equipping for life, and finishing well. He shares some inspiring “It Works” stories to illustrate how it all comes together.
Our new president and CEO Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado shares about Achievement’s Shadow, the dark side that often comes in the wake of misguided achievement. He shares his own personal stories and some biblical truths that can help us keep the right perspective when pursuing achievement.
Through facts, ideas and special water challenges Jill shares the importance of safe drinking water with the children at Vacation Bible School.
Kelsi spent the last year living and working in Nairobi, Kenya, and constantly fought guilt. She felt guilty for being “different.”
Carolyn’s sponsorship story started almost 20 years ago after hearing a ministry presentation. The name of her first sponsored child was Danny and he was from Honduras.
In this chapel service, Mark Peters, Ministry Director of the Child Sponsorship Program focuses on the partnership aspect of our core strategy and what that means to us as an organization.
In India, there are an estimated 15 million children serving as bonded laborers, many doing back-breaking work in rock quarries.
Twitter allows bloggers to be known, liked, and trusted by people who have made Twitter their platform of choice, and for Compassion Bloggers, that means that their ministry is not falling on deaf ears.
Compassion President and CEO Wess Stafford is retiring. Please join us on Saturday, September 14, at New Life Church: Colorado Springs, Colorado from 7–9 p.m. MST as we celebrate Wess’ years of leadership.
What are Complementary Interventions? How do Complementary Interventions help children living in the developing world?
What sets us apart from other child sponsorship organizations? We are church-based, child-focused and Christ-centered.
Shauna Pilgreen, in the hospital for an unknown illness, can only think of one thing — her sponsored child Sadaam.
When people ask us what success looks like, we point to our children. Our children like Sandiele.
Blog Month 2013 starts September 1, and the goal is to get 3,160 children sponsored online by 11:59 p.m. MT on September 30.
The name “Compassion” describes our mission, our values and our ministry strategy. And, it describes a love in action — a love that fuels a heart of compassion for children around the world.
The children at the Santa Lucía student center are learning some valuable life lessons from growing their own tomatoes.
For us, education is as diverse as our children. From Taekwondo to bead making to surfing, our children do more than sit at a desk.
I had heard that cry only twice in my life, but the sound is burned into my memory. This cry … this lament … pierced my soul. Instinctively, I understood an emotion so great, I knew no words existed to express it.
It was 2009. Atlanta. I was attending a very hip conference held in…