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There was something about this boy that Katy just couldn’t shake. How could she connect with a child when she didn’t even know his name?

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Nov 14 2012

Hope in the Darkness

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What do you go to in that moment when a bad day turns into the worst day? Brianne thought she knew the answer to that question for Marco.

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The problem with “the burn” Brianne experienced from all the social injustice hype in college was that she only let it burn her, not brand her.

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Teens in Ghana enjoying lunch

Speak into the lives of older children and teenagers. It could make all the difference.

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Jul 29 2012

God is Enough

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If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do you trust God enough to face your greatest fear? If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do we trust God enough to face our greatest fear?

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A trip to Haiti held three surprises for a sponsor-Advocate that will remain in her heart and memory forever.

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Not everyone experiences the developing world in the same way. How is your heart stirred for those who live in a developing country?

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Life sometimes has a way of taking us back to the beginning, back to our roots, to the very thing that motivated us in the first place. One sponsor is going back to Haiti, where her journey with Compassion began.

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People weren’t meant to live in extreme poverty. And poverty isn’t something that Jesus wants us to simply understand — He wants us to feel it and to feel it deeply.

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One of Satan’s favorite tactics is to make you feel impotent. To get you to believe that no matter what you do, it won’t make a difference.

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See the photo? The one at the top of the page. It was done by one of you.
Eric Chapman (aka chappyphoto) took it. He’s a friend we met by way of our Flickr group.
We liked his photos so much we asked if we could use one in our blog header. Then we asked if…

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