The Most Influential People in the World

The International Day of Families is an occasion to celebrate the importance of families to people, societies and cultures around the world. It’s a good day to learn, and own, your influence. Not only for the sake of kids in poverty but for your own family too.

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20 Letter-Writing Prompts About Family and Current Events

Explaining about ourselves is a great way to start letters and build relationships. Try answering these questions about yourself and current events.

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Pray for Me and I’ll Pray for You

Alejandro and Nixon are cousins who have also been friends most of their lives growing up in El Salvador. They are “first cousins,” a term that, in their culture and language, means a close relationship and is literally translated “cousin-brothers.”

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Spirituality Is a Way of Life

Is it OK to think of some activities as spiritual and others as “not spiritual” but ordinary or secular? What is the danger of thinking this way, if any?

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What Does Financial Sacrifice Look Like?

One family took on the challenge of living on only $2.50 a day for an entire week. They decided to rely on God for every need that surpassed the $2.50 a day.

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Easter in Kenya

It’s dawn in the village of Burendwa, western Kenya. On a chilly Sunday morning, children wake up anxiously as they wait for their mothers to prepare breakfast. Sebastian rubs his eyes and rises from his bed. It’s Easter Sunday and all children, […]

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Who Are Jesus’ Brothers and Sisters?

When we, adopted members of the family of God, sponsor, visit, love, write, protect, speak up for, adopt, and foster sponsored children in our own families we are living out the gospel. We are doing the will of our Father in heaven, and Jesus calls us brothers and sisters.

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How Deep Does Compassion Run in Your Family?

This past Mother’s Day I got an interesting gift from my daughter, Sarah, and I called to ask what it meant. The number 38 rang a bell for me, but I wasn’t sure what she meant by her note.

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A Safe Haven for Children

Shortly after joining the sponsorship program, Rediet and her sister realized that the child development center was their safe haven where they could enjoy their childhood and forget the misery they witnessed at home.

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Sponsors Really Do Exist!

Matthew never stopped smiling as the children swarmed around him and wanted to shake his hand. Even though he was not their sponsor, the children were thrilled to meet the very first sponsor to visit their child development center.

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