What does poverty mean to the poor? What does poverty mean to you? What does poverty mean to God?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How do you abandon a child to poverty when you’ve looked right into the begging whites of his eyes?
This blog post has one purpose: to refine the vision for the Compassion blog. That might mean we simply affirm what the blog’s purpose has been for the last few years. Or it might mean we come up with something new. Either way, now is the time to tell us what we should focus on.
Our team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Tanzania next week. (May 6-11, 2012)
A boy becomes a man when he understands and consistently demonstrates through humble surrender to God that the Lord’s strength abounds in human frailty.
George was teaching the bible and some people came and poured gasoline on him. He kept preaching. They told him to stop or they would light a match. He kept preaching.
Poverty is overwhelming, frightening and debilitating, but not invincible. Poverty is a termite eating away at a child’s heart, mind and self-esteem. And poverty is a liar.
Barring something totally unexpected, Sophie will never witness the harvest of the seeds she planted in Ecuador. But, she is no less invested in the outcome just because she may not see it in person.
From Nov. 8 to Nov. 12, 2011 you will get a glimpse of what it is like to live in Ecuador courtesy of our Compassion Bloggers.
Our latest team of Compassion Bloggers will be in the Philippines May 29 through June 4, 2011. So mark your calendars and be sure to check in often to read firsthand what God is doing to eradicate poverty in this beautiful country.
Pictures courtesy of Keely Scott. Visit compassionbloggers.com to experience all of the highlights of the Guatemala blog trip through the words, pictures and videos of the team.
The woman gleefully handed me a cup. It was filled with a warm drink made of corn and cinnamon. Our staff guide looked at me and said, “She wants to offer you and the group this drink. Please take it, so you are not rude, but don’t drink it for it might make you sick.”
The Compassion Bloggers are traveling to Guatemala on their latest trip to see our ministry in action.
The Saturday program at Mathare Community Outreach begins by focusing on the spiritual development of the children. It starts with devotions and worship and is followed by 30 minutes of small group Bible study.
For the children who have accepted Christ as their Savior, the center staff conduct a discipleship class which occurs during…
Dreams are made with sweat and discomfort, effort and uncertainty and moments of success and failure. They’re kneaded together with sacrifice and generosity and held together with drive, perseverance and surrender.
Relationships are like that too. And so is sponsorship.
We’re traveling with the Compassion Bloggers on their latest trip to see our ministry in action, Mar. 4 -10, and our goal is to help you feel a little closer to the children you sponsor, even if you don’t happen to sponsor a child in Kenya.
While we’re in Kenya, we’ll be looking to blog…
If you can’t visit your children, and we understand that it’s not always possible, you need to know this. It’s an absolute truth. Your sponsored children want to hear from you!
Apparently, a singing bunny has made its way into our child sponsorship program in El Salvador. The Compassion Bloggers saw it.
Sponsor a singing bunny in El Salvador.
You can also view the singing bunny video in YouTube.
Thanks for the video Patricia.
You’re invited to a live video chat from El Salvador with the Compassion Bloggers.
It’s taking place on Wed., Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. CST at www.livestream.com/compassion.
See you there.