The Value of Sports in the Life of a Child

Sports teach children about unity and trust, about how to express themselves more freely and sports can help children discover their gifts and talents.

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Samuel Orlando: Living With Purpose

God never abandons his children. He is never late, but He is never early either. Rather, He is ALWAYS there.

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Leadership Profile: Jonathan Almonte

“It was as when the stones speak. I opened my eyes and said to myself that God was calling me to something more. My dream is to become an ambassador, and at the utmost degree, represent my country as the president.

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What Inspires You to do More?

Meeting Joel gave EJ a clear picture into the ways that Jesus’ followers need to work together to care for each other.

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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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Unbridled Joy

When exactly does that happen — that our joy is snuffed out, stuffed down or smothered? What happens to stifle that unspeakable joy that used to well up at the slightest provocation?

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Ministry Highlight: Dominican Republic

We began our ministry in the Dominican Republic in 1970 as a relief program donating food, medicine and money for children selected by the local churches. In 1994, we started our Child Sponsorship Program.

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Providing Vocational Skills to Child Survival Program Moms

Our Child Survival Program not only helps young children survive the vulnerable first four years of their lives; it also provides mothers an opportunity to be trained in vocational skills so they can help increase their family income.

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Introducing Your Children to Poverty: When Should You Start?

On our Compassion tours, parents often bring their teenagers but rarely their younger children. Which raises the question: When should we start teaching our kids about poverty and exposing them to the needs in the world around them?

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Five Ways You Stopped Poverty in Its Tracks

Five Compassion program graduates share a common story – they overcame the slavery of poverty and are now able to provide for themselves and others.

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