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Three young girls hold up the sports uniform they have just received

Comedienne Chonda Pierce uses humor and her personal testimony in this special Christmas chapel message.

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Dec 19 2013

We Broke the Bed

gladys and family

We went, seven Compassion sponsors, flush with excitement, filled with the desire to help, hearts ready to connect. We went to Gladys’ modest home to learn about her world. We went with the best of intentions. And then we broke her bed.

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the-perfect-christmas-gift-featured

What if, instead of giving gifts that break, expire or get used up, you gave a gift that lasts forever?

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Dec 10 2013

Live Compassion

HAITI IT WORKS

In this chapel message, Scott Todd, Senior Vice President of Global Advocacy, uses his personal Compassion story to summarize what it means to live Compassion and remain fully engaged in our ministry.

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Dawn Williams, Compassion’s Vice President of Finance, talks about the stability and growth God has blessed us with this past year.

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Dec 5 2013

Give a Gift in Jesus’ Name

compassion-gift-catalog

This Christmas, what if, instead of giving gifts that break, expire or get used up, you gave a gift that will last forever?

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one word became flesh

Prayerfully choosing one word that embodies the promise of the upcoming year is a discipline we’ve shared with you for many years. This practice of asking God for His yearly theme in our lives endows us with strength in the tough times. It renews the spirit and imbues us with purpose.

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team-constellation-first-call

When you dial our customer service phone number, you have a good chance of being connected with a member of Team Constellation, which is based in the Philippines. Each of the members of Team Constellation are adult graduates of our sponsorship program.

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world aids day 2013

World AIDS Day is a day to focus attention on HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care and to measure the world’s progress on “Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths”.

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Nov 24 2013

Invest Your Life

A large group of smiling children

In this chapel message, Eric Samuel Timm uses inspiring stories and art to illustrate how we can choose to invest our lives in God’s kingdom by inviting Him into every moment of our day instead of giving him our leftovers.

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Nov 19 2013

Prayer Requests for the Philippines

pray for the philippines

The following is an email sent to many Compassion employees on Sunday by Menchit Wong, our child advocacy director. It contains new prayer requests and an update on previous prayer requests for our Philippines brothers and sisters, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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angeliz kiss

Angeliz lives in a tiny, dark structure on the side of a steep hill, with her great-grandmother. She does not live with her daddy, because he left her and her mommy. And she does not live with her mommy, because her mommy soon left her, too.

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fall in love freddy and sarah

May love drive away the darkness and paint a bright future into the souls of these children. May our hearts be torn apart and filled by the peace overflowing in the laughter of these lives.

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Nov 13 2013

Pray for the Philippines

pray for the philippines

The following is an email sent to many Compassion employees yesterday by Menchit Wong, our child advocacy director. It contains prayer requests for our Philippines brothers and sisters, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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best charities to donate to

Choosing the best charity to donate to is an important decision. Not all donations are equal. Here are a few questions to help you decide which charity is best for you.

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Nov 10 2013

The Darkness is Not The End

Justin McRoberts Holding Girl

In this special chapel message, singer, songwriter and Compassion ambassador Justin McRoberts shares his story, and how God used his sponsored child to redeem a dark time in his life.

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Nov 7 2013

A Legacy of Generosity

priya and daughter

“If God gives a testimony, it is for His glory. I share my story so others will see God in it.” ~ Priya Juliet, Director of Administration for International Justice Mission in Chennai, India

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kristen kidd wallet

Kimuna will always be in my heart, but I’ll also keep the photo in my wallet where I’ll be reminded to pray for him continually and where I’ll keep the perspective I would not have gained without him.

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one meal one day strong

Children in extreme poverty don’t have the choice to eat walnuts to fight cholesterol, or watermelon to fight cancer, or spinach to fight diabetes. They can’t choose foods to help them thrive. They need basic nourishment to simply SURVIVE.

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Nov 3 2013

The Blue Corner

Compassion Blue Corner

In this chapel message, James Hansen, Vice President of Risk Management, talks about the Blue Corner, a reminder that God has commanded us to leave a corner for the poor. He shares why this concept is relevant to us today, and how to joyfully serve the poor with our individual Blue Corners.

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mark scandrette post

Appreciating the abundance we’ve been given can help us and our children gain a perspective that empowers us to live generously.

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one meal one day

What is your celebration meal? What makes it so special?

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Margaret Lutley and sponsored child

Margaret Lutley’s counter above her kitchen sink is framed with photos of more than 30 young people — at least one from each country where Compassion works — who are living better lives today because of her.

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living in fear

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.

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one meal one day

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.

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