Compassion Blogger, Faith, Life and Compassion won third place during Blog Month by writing from the perspective of a child living in extreme poverty.Continue Reading ›
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.Continue Reading ›
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.
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 resources around me instead of wasting so much.