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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12 Cheeseburgers

Christian artist Jon Bauer watched a group of boys tear open bags of garbage to forage for food. He got up from his meal, went to the counter and ordered 12 cheeseburgers.

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Where Beauty and Extreme Poverty Meet

In Kisoro, Uganda the Batwa were not well received by the locals. They were, in fact, isolated and despised.

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Chosen Before We Were Born

God told Jeremiah, “I chose you before you were born.”

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What Reduces a Child to “Professional Beggar”?

The monster of poverty will not consume all. God’s mercies shield; His compassion protects. And it is compassion that drives us to act.

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Rescuing the Future

The people who suffer the most from extreme poverty are children. These children are the reason why we need to speak up for those who are unable to speak for themselves.

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Called to Compassion Australia

What motivates David Harrison to get out of bed every morning? Could it be that, every day, an estimated 24,000 kids lose their lives due to extreme poverty-related issues?

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What If This Was the Fate of Your Letters?

After taking a trip to Guatemala with Compassion, sponsor and ministry advocate Julie Berger felt a responsibility to protect all other sponsors from what she experienced. Let her explain…

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Serving the Barrio of La Cruz Nicaragua

The smells in the barrio of La Cruz, Nicaragua were overwhelming, the people were distant, and there was a strong feeling of emptiness and darkness. Yet Mike and Tina Gannon knew that La Cruz was exactly where God wanted them to be.

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Join the 58: Global Impact Tour

The past year we launched the 58: Initiative, engaging thousands of you in the movement to end poverty. This year we’d like you to join us on the 58: Global Impact Tour.

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