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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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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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Oct 20 2013

World Class Competence

Project staff memebers pose in front of project buildng and sign

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?

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female literacy

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.

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holistic-development

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.

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Oct 12 2013

Achievement’s Shadow

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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.

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mark peters chapel

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.

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Soundaryas story

In India, there are an estimated 15 million children serving as bonded laborers, many doing back-breaking work in rock quarries.

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What are Complementary Interventions? How do Complementary Interventions help children living in the developing world?

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Sep 1 2013

What Makes Us Different?

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What sets us apart from other child sponsorship organizations? We are church-based, child-focused and Christ-centered.

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what does success look like

When people ask us what success looks like, we point to our children. Our children like Sandiele.

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Aug 25 2013

The Heart of Compassion

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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.

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grow tomatoes

The children at the Santa Lucía student center are learning some valuable life lessons from growing their own tomatoes.

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creativity in education

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.

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child sponsorship research video

Over a period of two years, a team of researchers led by Dr. Bruce Wydick studied adults who were registered with the Compassion Child Sponsorship program from 1980-1992. What did the team discover?

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rescued letters

If you were forced to quickly leave your home of 17 years, what items would you grab first? For Maribel, she rescued the items most valuable to her — her sponsor’s letters.

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Aug 4 2013

Stories of Compassion

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Meet Compassion staff members, Christopher, Ela, James and Natalie. Their stories reflect the beauty of the One we serve in our stewardship, integrity, dignity and excellence.

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make a wish come true

Because Kaitlin was a child fighting a terminal disease, she was granted one special wish. But Kaitlin was no ordinary young woman and her one wish will allow the wishes of children around the world to come true for generations.

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child sponsorship infographic_FI

Today, thanks to the research of Dr. Bruce Wydick, professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, there is research data showing how and why child sponsorship works through our program. And the results are very exciting!

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GH801

Welcome to Ghana and welcome to the Calvary Bible Child Development Center!

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Jun 23 2013

What Does the Future Hold?

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In this special chapel interview, Executive Vice President, David Dahlin gives us the chance to get to know President-elect, Jimmy Mellado.

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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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single fathers

From the Karen tribe, Somporn and his wife Sopak dreamed of having a big family. They planned to spend many sweet long years together, until they grew old. They did not imagine that “’till death do us part” would come so quickly.

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Magazines are fantastic. But, living in this digital age, more and more of us are opting for electronic versions of our favorite reads. And because we want to meet you where you ‘live,’ we created something special — the Compassion iPad magazine!

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KE901-0441 Odupoi Pose

In a fast changing Kenya, the Maasai are learning the importance education plays in the evolution of their tribe into modern society.

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