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“I know there is a God because in Rwanda I shook hands with the devil.” – Major General Romeo Dallaire, Force Commander, United Nations Mission Assistance in Rwanda.
But where evil is strong, hope is stronger.
I’m an employee at Compassion. I work as an assistant for our International Program Communications Director. I love my job and…

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Dec 5 2008

Song of Hope

He is the most remarkable storyteller there is. More than that, the brilliant author. He speaks and there is light. From His voice comes life.
His workmanship becomes ingrained within our being. He weaves stories into our lives. Stories of triumph, of sorrow, of sheer joy. Stories of hope.
Reading your stories of hope…

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Nov 12 2008

Who Do You Hope Wins?

The stories all of you shared during our first blog contest were encouraging, inspiring and, well . . . everything that Christ is, to all of us.
Thank you for giving us a glimpse into how “hope lives” in your lives — how He lives.
And thank you for participating.
Would you please take some…

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Nov 4 2008

Our First Blog Contest

We’ve been wanting to do this for a looong time now, and it’s finally here — our first blog contest!
It took some time to hoodwink someone into donating a prize, but we finally found Amber.
Well, we knew where Amber was the whole time, so the truth is that we finally thought to ask her…

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Poverty is hard to grasp. Living amongst plenty, those seven letters (p-o-v-e-r-t-y) can be like abstract little bubbles floating in the air, not tethered down to anything real or concrete.
Have you ever experienced something here in the States that really made you get it?
Several months ago here at Compassion, we had a speaker at…

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By this time, you should know the drill. But if you’re new here, our Ask Wess post got the ball rolling, and it’s left the following in its wake:

Part I
Part II
Part III
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What advice would you give to a young director of a small starting ministry? (Gabe)

Make sure the cause of the ministry that you…

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How can I help fight poverty? What in the world can I do? The problems are just so big, and I’m just so small. I want to be used by you, God, but I just don’t know what to do.
I’ve thought and prayed these things many times. When viewing this world with its huge…

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