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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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Oct 17 2011

What Is the Opposite of Poverty?

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Our ministry often refers to the “opposite of poverty.” And, you might think that we are referring to wealth. The opposite of poor is obviously rich, right?

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How do you find the balance between what you want and what you need? Especially when it comes to your kids, whom you and the grandparents and aunts and uncles want to shower with good things?

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What do you see when you look at this word cloud created from last week’s blog posts?
We see a fish, think ichthys and chuckle that even a random algorithm gets our spiritual inspiration.

Tell us what connection you make from the Wordle word cloud and you’ll be entered to win this Compassion tee shirt.…

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In all the time and through all the experiences you’ve had with Compassion, have you ever questioned whether the child you sponsor really needs your help?
Have you ever seen a photo of a Compassion-assisted child and thought, “That kid doesn’t look poor. Does he really need Compassion?”
If so, you’re not alone. Those thoughts even…

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Sep 17 2008

Returning Grace

Story by Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office Intern

When those with nothing are given enough, they will give back to those who have nothing. This is a foundational belief of Compassion as an organization, and nowhere does it resonate deeper than in South Korea, which is unique as a partner country because of its former status…

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Aug 28 2008

The Poverty of ME

Last week, I was in Mexico. On a sponsor tour. And I saw the deepest, darkest poverty of my life.
But I didn’t have to travel to ME, the abbreviation we use when referring to Mexico, to see it. I only had to look at me.
I was in Mexico for the wrong reason. I didn’t go…

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“The opposite of poverty is enough.”
Have you heard us say this before?
Answer first, before reading on.

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our president, Wess, any questions you like. We’re publishing his transcribed answers one day at a time. If you want to catch up, here’s the background skinny.

What do you think is the largest challenge in eradicating poverty on the earth? (Allan)

The biggest challenge of eradicating poverty in the…

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