12 Cheeseburgers

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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Hope is a Four Letter Word

On his arrival to the student center, one six-year-old boy had a packet of cigarettes in his top shirt pocket. He drank and smoked, usually receiving alcohol and cigarettes from the men of the village who he would hang around with.

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Stop Watching and Start Doing

When EJ Swanson stood in his sponsored child’s tiny, nearly un-liveable house with walls leaning sideways, spiders in the rafters and a muddy floor, it hit him: “Sooner or later, we have to stop watching, and do something!”

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Artist Spotlight: Robbie Seay Band

A trip to the Dominican Republic gave Compassion artist, Robbie Seay a unique opportunity to see how child sponsorship shapes the lives of children living in poverty.

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Artist Spotlight: Kelly Burton

Kelly Burton’s role as an artist has changed and she feels a new sense of purpose when she stands before a crowd. She is an advocate, speaking for those with no voice.

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I See God In You

One little boy was not playing with the others, but he was smiling as he watched their game. As Lara walked closer to him to invite him to join them, she noticed his completely broken sandals and his mangled, bloody toes.

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How About Some Free Christmas Music?

Folk Angel is offering free Christmas music downloads to Compassion staff and supporters. Downloads are available through December 22, 2011.

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There are Only a Few Things I’m Passionate About

There are a few things that I am passionate about that I will never move away from. My relationship with God and my family, music and the plight of children in poverty.

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The Sonflowerz: Sharing Music of Faith and Compassion

The Sonflowerz are sisters Elissa and Becca Leander. Recently Paul Haddix, Artist Relations Manager, sat down with them and discussed their new album and their involvement with Compassion.

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