What Are the Odds?

Serendipity, happenstance, chance meeting, fate, it was meant to be — a wholly unique moment when you meet someone so special that you just know something bigger is at work. You’re so astonished at how it came to be that you start analyzing every little detail and decision that culminated to bringing this person into your life. You begin saying things like, “If only I had done this or that, then we never would have met. What are the odds?”

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What Does Poverty Mean?

What does poverty mean to the poor? What does poverty mean to you? What does poverty mean to God?

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Blessings From Korea to Ecuador

Around 40 children were sponsored from the El Sembrador Student Center by Compassion Korea. Our entire staff in Ecuador was enormously thankful to the Lord for such unparalleled blessing.

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Learning How to Be a Good Mother

When Jenny became an adolescent, she faced early motherhood, conceiving her first child before she was 15. Inexperienced as a mother — and emotionally and financially unstable -– she sought refuge in alcohol.

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The Prodigal Is Now a Pastor

German moved completely away from God, but God did not draw away from him. One day, when German was 19, things dramatically changed.

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Don’t Hide Special Needs Children From the World

Erick is a very special child who enjoys participating in every activity at the San Pablo Apostol Student Center. There are some things he can do and others that are are more complicated for him, but nothing keeps him from trying.

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Acknowledge Him in all Your Ways

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.

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Silent Heroes

Silent heroes don’t show off or stand out, and almost never appear in pictures or headlines. These are the genuine heroes, the ones whose hard work makes things happen in the lives of children.

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“The Bee That Thought Things Over”

“La Abeja que Recapacitó” or, “The Bee That Thought Things Over” by Carlos Carrera is a fable from Ecuador. How is this fable like the ones you heard growing up?

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When Compassion Becomes a Gold Rush

How do you abandon a child to poverty when you’ve looked right into the begging whites of his eyes?

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