Jamey is six and had questions for his mom about their trip Mexico. Jamey spends a lot of time reading the Explorer magazine and it has impacted him pretty deeply!
We are all human and at times we have all had to cry. No matter the reason for those tears, the Lord reminds us that our tears will turn into shouts of joy.
Rellenitos is a Cook with Compassion dessert submitted by Claudia de Ramirez, a ministry Tours and Visits Specialist in Guatemala. Rellenitos are plantain donuts filled with an ingredient you may not expect.
Kim assumed that our ministry would change her perspective as an adult, but wasn’t sure what to expect when it came to her children. After becoming a sponsor, she has seen first-hand six ways child sponsorship has changed the lives of her 6 and 2-year-olds.
We began our ministry in Colombia in 1974 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2005, we started the Leadership Development Program.
Each day we have the choice to choose life or death. To worship God by serving each other with joy or to expect others to serve us.
Ever since I knew about Compassion International and their child sponsorship work helping children in impoverished areas of the world, I knew I wanted a child of our own to sponsor. My idea was to find a boy that my son could correspond with, a boy that had something in common with my son.
Staff and formerly sponsored children around the world are sponsoring children themselves. And now we have our very own Advocate in Colombia, María Ximena Marín!
After taking a trip to Guatemala with Compassion, sponsor and ministry advocate Julie Berger felt a responsibility to protect all other sponsors from what she experienced. Let her explain…
One of the benefits Rossy received as a sponsored child was a medical checkup. It was during her first medical checkup that the doctor identified a suspicious murmur in her heart.
Many of us think we “know” what faith means. When it is time to put our faith in action, however, it’s another story.
The smells in the barrio of La Cruz, Nicaragua were overwhelming, the people were distant, and there was a strong feeling of emptiness and darkness. Yet Mike and Tina Gannon knew that La Cruz was exactly where God wanted them to be.
Most of the people living in Majucla are hardworking people, from ladies selling tortillas in the streets or vegetables in the local street market to hardworking men working in construction or as bus or taxi drivers. But Majucla has a stigma.
The Ministry Services department in Bolivia asked themselves, ” How can we serve our church partners in some other way than what we normally do every day?”
We began our ministry in Bolivia in 1975 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 1998, the Leadership Development Program started, and in 2008, the Child Survival Program.
Hello chefs. Today’s stop on the Amazing Compassion Culinary Adventure is Italy … by way of Mexico.
We began our ministry in Nicaragua in 2002, when the Child Sponsorship Program was started. In just seven years of ministry, we have served over 30,000 children in Nicaragua.
Wind carries the sounds of songs and shouts of joy from the Hermon Baptist Church that can be heard from a block away. There is a celebration, a Christmas celebration for children of the Fe y Esperanza Student Center located in Managua, Nicaragua.
The implementation of virtual conferences and online training modules in El Salvador has allowed our staff to move one step forward in how they communicate with one another.
The House of Diamonds Student Center in El Guanabano, Honduras, serves people whose livelihood is found in garbage. But that doesn’t mean they’re garbage themselves.
What happens to a sponsored child when the sponsor passes? Do they go back on the waiting list? How is that child taken care of?
Each child who got a sponsor would be so excited and proudly show their pictures and letters to the other kids. Rabbi kept waiting for that to be him. And he kept waiting and waiting as the line of kids who needed to be sponsored dwindled.
As we have grown, so has the need for local churches to play a larger role in helping their communities take steps forward out of poverty. One example is the local church in the Valley of Toluca, Mexico.
According to the World Health Organization, about 80 percent of all illnesses in the developing world are caused by the lack of potable water and adequate sanitation; lack of safe water is also identified among the chief causes of sickness and death in children.