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When you need an idea to get your next letter started, you might turn to one of these questions.

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TANZANIA 2010 IT WORKS

This Saturday, April 13, up to 300 church leaders will gather to hear global experts discuss: What is the global Church’s role in protecting and developing vulnerable children here in America and abroad?

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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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salt and light verse

The assumption that “more churches + more Christians = more impact” is not always true.

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Mar 30 2012

Easter in Kenya

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It’s dawn in the village of Burendwa, western Kenya. On a chilly Sunday morning, children wake up anxiously as they wait for their mothers to prepare breakfast. Sebastian rubs his eyes and rises from his bed.
It’s Easter Sunday and all children, youth, women and men are eagerly waiting to go to church and celebrate…

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Mar 9 2012

In God We Trust

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What’s your reaction when you read a newspaper or tune in to the news on TV or the radio? Do you panic or do you trust in God?

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Redeemed-Gospel-Church_Kenya

The challenges a church faces when serving a poverty stricken community can appear insurmountable. However, when the will of that community is to have a better future, children have the opportunity to accomplish great things.

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deliverance-church

We partner with more than 5,000 churches worldwide to implement our sponsorship program. And last year, 95 centers closed, about 1.7 percent of the centers open at the time. The number of child development centers that close each year varies. They close for a variety of reasons, and each case is different.

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shainachurchblog

We depend on the church in your sponsored child’s community to carry out our programs. With your help, we provide the church with finances, guidance and accountability in order to make their program a success.

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Wedding

“The Church is the Bride of Christ through which the world should know the Lord, and to my knowledge God has not planned an alternative.” — Palamanga Ouali, Country Director of Compassion Burkina

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new-home

A small shade tree on the street, some borrowed chairs and a lot of enthusiasm from the neighborhood children, is how church La Capilla 20 de Mayo started in 2004.

At that time, Pastor Raul was the youth pastor at a church in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. He started to visit the Normandia neighborhood…

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Just the other day I read something in the Bible that, although I must have read it a hundred times before, never jumped out at me the way it did this time. The words practically threw themselves off the page. I was reading at the end of Acts 4 …
“All the believers were one…

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church-in-haiti

If we want to change the world, we must begin with ourselves. If we, the Church, don’t do it, it won’t get done. If we want to change the Church, we must begin with ourselves. It is an honor for Compassion to walk alongside the Church. To accompany the Church as it helps bring the…

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Jun 27 2008

Human Becoming

It may sound odd, but I never really thought about the word “being” in the phrase “human being.” To me, the phrase has always meant the same thing as just plain “human” so the word “being” was, in my mind anyway, superfluous.
Why do we call ourselves human beings? Is there another kind of human?
Merriam…

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This is part three in our four part series – The Case for Compassion Togo
Christianity in Togo dates back to the mid-1800s when the Methodist and Presbyterian denominations organized churches in the country. They were followed by the Catholic Church about 40 years later and today are joined by churches affiliated with the Assemblies of…

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church in Nicaragua

An short video explaining how we work with the local church in the developing world to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

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Feb 25 2008

Mayonnaise Sandwiches

What connection is there between mayonnaise sandwiches and your spiritual journey?

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