What Is the Opposite of Poverty?

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 Determine Need Versus Want?

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Opposite of Poverty

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Wess Speaks (Part IV)

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 […]

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