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Jun 2 2013

What Defines Success?

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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.

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May 19 2013

How Do We Focus on Children?

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Staff members, Kurt Birky, Emily Sarmiento, and Bob Cleary, spend some time sharing the “Child Focused” perspective of our ministry.

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May 5 2013

Why Do We Exist?

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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.

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Apr 21 2013

Divine Intersections

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Ministry Chaplain, Mike Hare shares stories of how circumstances we never would have chosen lead us closer to Jesus.

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Apr 6 2013

Honoring Rebecca St. James

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Rebecca St. James is moving into a new season of life and we want to honor her and her artist’s heart. So on behalf of our ministry and 32,197 sponsored children, thank you Rebecca, we are eternally grateful for you.

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After a three year process and much prayer, our President and CEO Wess Stafford is passing the baton of ministry leadership to Jim Mellado. For 20 years, Jim served as president of the Willow Creek Association and will become the fifth president in our 61-year history.

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Feb 24 2013

What is Forgiveness?

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Once a victim of horrendous sexual, physical and emotional abuse, Sylane Mack shares with passion, vulnerability and even with humor, about the unfailing love of Jesus that has completely, outrageously transformed her into living freely as “more than a conqueror.”

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.

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Evangelist and motivational speaker, Nick Vujicic was born without arms and legs. Nick overcame his disabilities and currently travels the world sharing about the power of faith in Jesus.

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Nov 4 2012

Buying Cows for Faith

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When speaker and author Valerie Bell met 4-year-old AIDS-infected, Faith in Kenya she was determined to do one thing — buy a herd of cows.

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When taking a step of faith, are your goals God-centered and do you have pure motives? Kurt Birky, our Global Brand Development Director uses the Book of Nehemiah to shed light on this question and more.

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Why do we bother stepping out in faith at all? One simple, yet important reason, because we love God our Father.

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Wess Stafford and all of us here at the ministry were excited to welcome back former Compassion President, Wally Erickson and his wife Mary. Wally and Mary took us down memory lane and their stories will make you laugh and maybe even cry.

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Aug 19 2012

Experience Vs. Faith

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Edouard Lassegue, Vice President of our Latin American and Caribbean Region explores the issue of faith through the life of Joshua. Joshua’s life tells us that experience cannot replace faith.

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Aug 5 2012

God’s Hand in Our Lives

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A few of our Leadership Development Program graduates share about how God has been working in their lives.

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Jul 29 2012

God is Enough

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If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do you trust God enough to face your greatest fear? If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do we trust God enough to face our greatest fear?

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When everything else in life is swirling out of control, one Bible verse, or a life verse, can keep you centered. Willow Creek Senior Pastor Bill Hybels shares his life verse with us — 1 Corinthians 15:58 — and how it has kept him centered on Christ for more than 30 years.

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Jun 3 2012

Fear and Faith

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Scripture says that God has not given us a spirit of fear, yet we all fear things that are beyond our control. Who told us to be afraid and what role does faith play in helping us overcome these fears?

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Apr 22 2012

Why Do We Do What We Do?

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Why do you do what you do and how do you explain the “whys” to others in your life?

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No matter where we sit, the stories of our bravest moments are basically the same. They are stories in which we stepped out into the unknown — not knowing what waited for us or what was going to happen next.

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Mar 11 2012

Faith is a Choice

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Faith is a choice that we make and stepping out in faith is good. But what God wants to know is, “Are you willing to make a choice where it pains you the most?”

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Wesly and Innocent are former Leadership Development Program students who are determined to be positive change agents for their respective countries — Haiti and Uganda.

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Feb 12 2012

Be Strong and Courageous

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Joshua is told to be strong and courageous as he prepares to lead the people of Israel through a season of change. A season where they are transformed from a wandering people into a possessing people.

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Pastor Chris Seay invites you on a journey. A 40-day journey that will disrupt your habits and your rituals. A journey that will help you identify and connect with the poor and the suffering — the ones Jesus loves.

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Oct 23 2011

Healing Emotional Wounds

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You can’t minister from wounds, but you can minister from scars. God can take your scars and turn them into a crown.

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