Each day we have a choice. We can feel sorry about the things that have gone wrong in our lives — regretting goals not achieved, personal tragedies experienced, or mistakes we have made; or we can choose to not dwell on things in the past.
God has given limits to everything except to His love. He so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son to save mankind. This kind of love is boundless.
Through God’s unique lessons of preparation and perseverance, He uses our lives to accomplish great things for His kingdom. God chooses to allow His children to participate in His plan to restore us to Himself and bring us to eternal fellowship.
It is OK to feel forsaken. If David, Job, and Jesus did, it’s not a sin.
I have read various articles, columns and statistics on the state of Christendom in America, and the prognosis isn’t good. Christian commentators across the country are doing their best to encourage our churches to get back to the basics, but their pleas seem to fall on deaf ears.
But underneath the apparent complacency plaguing our…
What if we never heard the story of how David slew Goliath? Or the story about Jesus rebuking the storm? How about when Elijah brought the widow’s son back to life?
Honestly … think of your faith without all those miraculous stories.
I can’t do it. I can’t think of my faith without thinking about the…
The main room is decorated with Christmas posters. Children are laughing and talking. One can feel the atmosphere of Christmas, the musicians do not stop singing, while children finish eating dessert.
This is David. He was the first registered child in Togo.
And this is his sister, Gracia. She was the second child registered by Compassion Togo.
They don’t have sponsors yet. And neither do these Togolese children.
sponsor a child from Togo between now and December 31
AND you sign up for automatic credit card payments
we’ll send* you…
Story by Delanyo Tenge, Compassion Togo program communications manager, and Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office intern
September 17, 2008 was the day the staff of Compassion Togo (CIT) had prepared fervently for, and the excitement had reached its peak. As Compassion’s newest country, the staff began registering children in Compassion Togo’s first child development center.
This is part four in our four part series – The Case for Compassion Togo
Driving through the streets of Lome, Togo, scenes unfold that are far too common in sub-Saharan Africa. Individuals ranging from very young to very old sit and stand at the side of the road, hoping to sell baked goods or sweets…