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Feb 9 2014

The Prodigal Son

Beguens Theus hugs a boy in at a school

In this chapel message, Pastor Joby Martin from the Church of Eleven22 shares about his church’s partnership with Compassion and preaches about the Prodigal Son.

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letter writing

Affirming words from mentors and teachers and even strangers, make us into the people we become.

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Feb 5 2014

They Have Dreams Too

they have a dream too

Somewhere, a young man in extreme poverty gets a sparkle in his eye when he thinks of computers. And when he walks the dirt roads of his town, he imagines the words he will write to his sponsor.

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the locust effect

The locusts of everyday violence have been allowed to swarm unabated in the developing world. And they are laying waste to the hope of the poor. – Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros

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laundry

This slum is what nightmares are made of. Filled with what gifts are made of.

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image 3 uganda blog trip

Poverty is a strong force. And it’s lies cripple.

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Edmon 3

Sponsorship isn’t just for women.

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Lira Day One

Freedom came for Grace when soldiers from the government raided the Lord’s Resistance Army camp where she and her mother were being held. After this, for seven years, they moved frequently, looking for a place to live.

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children 2008 uganda blog trip

It’s our five-year anniversary of Compassion Blog Trips. It all started in Uganda. Did you know that you’re the reason we get to celebrate five years?

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Jan 26 2014

Compassion Alumni Chapel

compassion alumni

In this chapel message, three of our Alumni share how Compassion improved their lives and how God is using them to bless their communities now.

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UG-Blog-FI

A team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Uganda from January 27 through January 31, 2014 marking our fifth year of blogging for children in poverty.

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