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Our release cost the Father His only Son by the way of His broken, holy, sacrificed body. Release costs. It always costs.

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Here are some of the favorite posts from the Nicaragua blog trip!

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Jun 21 2013

To See a Child Smile

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The bloggers all sit in a circle and laugh and pretend to know Spanish and laugh some more. But not Ivan. He does not smile.

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Compassion Bloggers Nicaragua 2013 - Project 186 - Day 2

One day all of our works on this earth will go through the fire. And those works, they will burn and bring loss. Or endure and bring reward.

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This trash dump in Nicaragua is where mothers, grandmothers, men and children come to make a living. It’s where they find their lunch. For children it’s where they play and take their midday nap.

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Jun 18 2013

Nicaragua at a Glance

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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.

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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.

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pictures of peru

In case you missed it, we’ve captured Peru for you in photo, word and video. And it case you wanted to see it, we’d like to show you what Peru looks like.

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Highly vulnerable children are considered at greater risk compared to their peers in our Child Sponsorship Program. The Highly Vulnerable Children’s Fund steps in when there is a need cannot be covered by monthly sponsorship funds.

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October was going to be a normal month with planned dinner dates and errand running and church on Sundays…but one evening, one thing changed, and it changed everything. That one thing was a death.

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Nov 14 2012

Hope in the Darkness

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What do you go to in that moment when a bad day turns into the worst day? Brianne thought she knew the answer to that question for Marco.

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The problem with “the burn” Brianne experienced from all the social injustice hype in college was that she only let it burn her, not brand her.

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From Nov. 13 to Nov. 17, 2011 you will get a glimpse of what it is like to live in Peru through they eyes of our Compassion Bloggers.

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I know the verses in the Bible about helping the needy and giving to the poor. But is sponsorship the way to accomplish this?

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From Cristo Rey de Gloria Student Center (GU-970) in Guatemala. Shaun Groves takes you on a two-minute tour of the child development center and shows you what it looks and sounds like when the children are there.

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How do you abandon a child to poverty when you’ve looked right into the begging whites of his eyes?

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Traveling with a medical missions team in Haiti, ministry advocate Juli Jarvis expected to have very little involvement with our ministry. She was pleasantly surprised, however, to experience the opposite.

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Not everyone experiences the developing world in the same way. How is your heart stirred for those who live in a developing country?

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May 10 2012

Then God Showed Up…

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The phrase “Then God Showed Up” seems to always be preceded by some troubles or a bleak situation… “Then God Showed Up.”

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May 9 2012

We Have Room

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Poverty is enslavement in and of itself. To break the cycles vulnerable children, child soldiers, child brides, sex slaves, etc, we must give these children a chance at a life outside of poverty.

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Our team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Tanzania next week. (May 6-11, 2012)

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holding-hands

Bouncing over piles of trash and splashing through rivers of raw sewage, Katy held James’ hand in the front seat of the car, telling herself it was to cheer him. Later she would realize that she needed his hand to steel her and keep her brave.

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Carl was the last to get on his horse, and he realized that the entire village had come out to watch him mount up. “Big Papi!” they chanted as they all laughed.

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highest mountain in africa

Mt. Kilimanjaro ascent day was epic, to say the least. It was like Ben Hur, The Odyssey and Lord of the Rings all rolled into one.

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the wally show

The Wally Show met a woman named Ko who was a sponsored child and now works for our ministry. Ko still has the picture of her sponsors from 30 years ago on her desk.

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