What Reduces a Child to “Professional Beggar”?

The monster of poverty will not consume all. God’s mercies shield; His compassion protects. And it is compassion that drives us to act.

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Pray for Your Sponsored Child: Compassion

Pray that through the comfort they have received in their troubles, your sponsored child would learn to comfort others.

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How Deep Does Compassion Run in Your Family?

This past Mother’s Day I got an interesting gift from my daughter, Sarah, and I called to ask what it meant. The number 38 rang a bell for me, but I wasn’t sure what she meant by her note.

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Pink

Pink is associated with purity, love and compassion. It communicates gentleness and freshness. Pink represents good health and life, which you offer to children in poverty.

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Actions Have Consequences

Our ability to take ownership of our actions is a necessary skill in escaping any strain of poverty – physical, emotional or spiritual. Actions have consequences. It’s something God tried to show us through Adam and Eve.

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What Is Compassion?

Hey all, Aaron from Compassion Canada here. We recently asked Pastor Tim Bailey of Hillside Church in London, ON, the question “What is compassion?” We liked his answer so much that we wanted to share it with all of you. Enjoy! Her bottom lip quivered […]

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Running for Children

Story by Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office Intern Just crossing the finish line of Colorado’s U.S. Trail National Championship June 29 in Steamboat Springs was quite a feat on its own. Winning an age-group division in this 12-kilometer race was […]

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Cultural Compassion

“Given the extensive comments in the Bible regarding the importance of taking care of the poor, we expected to see a larger distinction between the responses of born-again Christians and non-Christians.” – David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group

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A Radical Form of Criticism

I ran across this quote on another blog. It’s definitely deeper than your average beach reading, but it’s worth your time. What do you think? … Jesus in his solidarity with the marginal ones is moved to compassion. Compassion constitutes […]

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Christian Blog on Child Poverty – In the Beginning…

Hello and welcome to Compassion’s Christian blog on child poverty! As a tent evangelist, the Rev. Everett Swanson was a grass-roots man with a grass-roots ministry. So it was no surprise he started a Christian charity when a pastor handed him a […]

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