Evangelist and motivational speaker, Nick Vujicic was born without arms and legs. Nick overcame his disabilities and currently travels the world sharing about the power of faith in Jesus.
Compassion Blogger, Faith, Life and Compassion won third place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a child living in extreme poverty.
Pray that your sponsored child’s faith would be growing more and more each day.
As our ministry takes place in some of the toughest areas, we are bound to encounter challenges. No matter what you may be going through today and always, learn to confess that it is well.
The hope of the world lies in things that perish — a better job, a higher income, a bigger car, a larger house. In contrast, the hope that God offers us is divine and eternal.
Many girls from Ethiopia’s rural areas move to the cities, lured by the idea of securing well-paying jobs. Their biggest desire is to live better lives and bring themselves, as well as their families, out of poverty.
God appointed more than our times and places. He also appointed our work.
An emotional experience is not sufficient for salvation. We have to have roots that require us to count the cost of our journey with Christ.
The God we serve is in the business of resistance training. He wants to fortify our faith.
It is something wonderful to see the faith of a child. They believe in things that we would not be able to believe as adults.
Scripture says that God has not given us a spirit of fear, yet we all fear things that are beyond our control. Who told us to be afraid and what role does faith play in helping us overcome these fears?
No matter where we sit, the stories of our bravest moments are basically the same. They are stories in which we stepped out into the unknown — not knowing what waited for us or what was going to happen next.
Faith is a choice that we make and stepping out in faith is good. But what God wants to know is, “Are you willing to make a choice where it pains you the most?”
Many of us think we “know” what faith means. When it is time to put our faith in action, however, it’s another story.
No matter how our shelters are designed, what kind of materials they are made of, where they are located, how much they are secured, or who lives in them, there is no guarantee they will give us safety, as we live in a world of so many uncertainties.
When I come with an empty cup, the poor teach me about the faith required to truly depend on God rather than for me to try to solve all their problems by reaching for my wallet. When I come with an empty cup, the poor teach me how to get the best use of the…
Cristiano’s father had a plan: He wanted his son to be a soccer player. But God, Cristiano’s heavenly Father, had another plan.
God hasn’t given up on you. So don’t give up on Him. Wait on Him and on His appointed time.
Consider the story of Elisha and the Shunammite woman in 2 Kings 4. Scripture says that she was a wealthy, married woman who blessed Elisha with meals and a place to stay. For her reward, God miraculously gave her a son of her own.
“When you are young, and when you experience hard times, you grow up with lessons in courage and perseverance. You realize that you will make it and that God will provide.” — Ana Morales
In the true spirit of Christmas, please remember that the wise men came and gave gifts to Him and not to each other. Our own personal fasts might be the best gifts that we could ever provide to God — the giving of ourselves through a focused time of prayer and devotion to Him.
Yesterday, I made it into Batey Aleman, during a complete rainout. Tropical Depression Bonnie paid a visit and the rains haven’t ceased.
Right before going to the batey, I stopped at the Compassion Dominican Republic office and saw the 87 boxes of Rawlings and Nike equipment lining n entire wall three feet deep. I also…
Blue symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth and heaven. It is the color of the sky. And it is the color of Compassion. It represents the unlimited potential of the children we serve.
This is what we believe. It defines our ministry.
…in the Holy Scriptures as originally given by God, divinely inspired, infallible, entirely trustworthy; and the supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct…
One God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit…
Africa is the world’s second-largest continent, and it used to exist on the fringe of my consciousness. I knew about the Sahara, the 1985 Live Aid concert and the third season of Survivor, which demonstrates that I judged Africa to be inconsequential – although I did recognize apartheid as “something” significant. Ashamedly, the latter…