Among the 200 children at the new child development center, 33 had obvious signs of severe malnutrition. Some even had difficulty standing for their sponsorship photo.
Nothing makes sense, everything is pointless, if it is not all about Jesus.
Jesus came in simple form: a baby, born into a poor family, in a stable, without all the bells and whistles. He ministered in the same way, befriending the unlovely and telling stories people could understand.
Let’s take God’s example of rest seriously by setting aside time to relax physically and renew ourselves emotionally and spiritually.
Jesus gave priority to people. By helping them in different ways, He served them and made them His priority.
We join this story as the apostles return after Jesus had sent them out. They were eager to tell their rabbi about “all they had done and taught,” but “many people” made conversation impossible.
Her rich dark skin was perfect. Her smile made me forget all my worries. If I concentrate hard enough, I still hear her infectious laugh invade my senses.
This little Rwandan child, only 3 years old, changed me profoundly. Her name was Arianne.
There is one in every country, every place you visit. One…
As the country director, Sujitha Siri Kumara dialogues with pregnant and new mothers from our Child Survival Program. With his experience of sleepless nights with twin babies, he is able to identify with their struggles.
Corrupt regimes oppress their citizens, slave traders, pimps and global corporations. Outrageous. Maddening. Deeply sad. But what corruption lives on in our own hearts?
The one thing that has kept this ministry on the right track for more than 55 years is more than just our holistic approach to releasing children from poverty. It is the three little words—“In Jesus’ name”—that make the difference.
Genuine relationship with God is more important than any of our leadership skills or theological training.
Jesus warns us that no matter how much we have struggled, perspired, and inspired, we simply must remain in the vine. He is the true vine, the way, the truth, and the life (John 14:6).
Wolfgang Riedner was born in Nuremberg, Germany, and spent five years as a pastor in southern Germany before he moved to Uganda to teach in Bible colleges. He now serves as Compassion’s Church Partnership Director.
God compares us with many things: salt, mustard, light. In Psalm 92, we are compared to palm trees. Why does He do this?
Both obedience and disobedience to the Lord greatly affect our destiny and even that of our dependents and those we serve.
In Exodus 24, the Israelites may not have agreed on the details, but they chose to agree on one basic thing: obedience.
God told Jeremiah, “I chose you before you were born.”
The assumption that “more churches + more Christians = more impact” is not always true.
God is greater than any problem or challenge on the face of the earth. Nehemiah worshiped and praised God for who He is and brought an impossible situation to the God of possibilities.
Jesus knows how hard it is to keep up with the demands of your day. But He also knows the importance of rest.
Have you ever asked yourself what inspires you? Those are the things we can hold onto for inspiration.
Sometimes, in the midst of any kind of storm in our lives, we start to wonder if there is any possibility we will come out alive.
During the supper, Jesus prepared Himself to wash His disciples’ feet. He did this because He knew what was coming.
When we or the people we care for are facing difficult circumstances, we can always trust in Jesus. He often displays His works in our lives through our sufferings.
Imagine! There is a big donor conference to raise millions of dollars to further God’s kingdom. Jesus has been invited to chair this conference. A donor announces a donation of 100 million dollars, but the Master is not impressed.
The people around wonder why He is not cheering up! The Master says to the…