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Feb 19 2013

Shame on Us Grownups

Lee-Ann-as-a-kid

Children are valuable to God and His creation. They are worthy of our attention, resources, time and most importantly, love.

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causeys-and-sponsored-child

There was something about this boy that Katy just couldn’t shake. How could she connect with a child when she didn’t even know his name?

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inspirational bible verse

If there is one thing Brianne has learned, it is that the truth really does set you free. And the truth can be found in the Word and the truth must live in our heart.

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christine caine

Christine Caine, founder of the anti-human trafficking organization A2, answers the question, “What is the church’s role when it comes to compassion and justice?”

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compassion-experience

This is your life. This is where you laugh, run, sleep, relate, munch, cry, hug and live. This is your story. But what about people on the other side of the world?

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childrens photography

Photos you send to your sponsored children help them visualize your world and get to know you better. Today, you can see their world through photos taken by six sponsored children in the Philippines.

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Although she refused to say a word, one sweet girl in a bright pink outfit did not leave a visiting sponsor’s side. They had a connection that was strong although unspoken.

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Erick is a very special child who enjoys participating in every activity at the San Pablo Apostol Student Center. There are some things he can do and others that are are more complicated for him, but nothing keeps him from trying.

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protect-me

This video is about child abuse, exploitation, prostitution and trafficking. So why are these children smiling?

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jon bauer

Christian artist Jon Bauer watched a group of boys tear open bags of garbage to forage for food. He got up from his meal, went to the counter and ordered 12 cheeseburgers.

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through the eyes of a child self

This was a fun experience. I was experimenting with the camera and decided to take one photo of me. I forgot to smile, but I liked this photo anyway.

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share-the-gospel

Pray that God would fill your sponsored child with a passion for proclaiming God’s glory and sharing His gospel with their community.

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FolkAngel Logo

Folk Angel is offering free Christmas music downloads to Compassion staff and supporters. Downloads are available through December 21, 2012.

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word of the year

Receiving a word for the year from the Lord is not a New Year’s resolution. It’s more like a gift from Him.

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thankful heart

Although they do not have material wealth, pray that your sponsored child would be overflowing with thankfulness to God for the gifts He has given them.

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sunset-kenya

Once there was a place called Mathare. It was a hard place; a difficult place. But, there was also a place called the Kingdom of God.

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prayerfulness

God has given sponsored children around the world His ear, that even though they are often voiceless in this world, He cares for their prayers.

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two-elderly-women-KO

Instead of focusing solely on places to send our money, let’s take a look into ways we can give of our time, money, and talents—in every season.

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pastor matt chandler

We recently talked with Pastor Matt Chandler about The Village Church, child sponsorship, the poor and his book, The Explicit Gospel.

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do you hear me

Excerpted from Compassion Blogger, Emily at With Elephant Grace. Emily won third place for the ‘Dear God’ Blog Month assignment.

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Nov 22 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

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On behalf of the children and God we serve, thank you for the abundant love you share with the world. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Part of what makes a successful tour is making sure all of the little details are taken care of. This is where Ashley Cooper comes in. She’s our assistant tour manager.

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Nov 13 2012

Catching the Rain

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Compassion Blogger, Faith, Life and Compassion won third place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a child living in extreme poverty.

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power in a name

While the significance of a name may not carry as much weight as it previously did in Western culture, one’s name is still the most distinguishing characteristic an individual in a developing country clings to.

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reading-bibles-EC

Pray that your sponsored child would learn self-discipline and would become prudent, even when surrounded by recklessness.

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