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become a missionary

We as sponsors have the ability to make a difference in the life of a child living in poverty and fulfill our individual calling here at home.

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May 5 2014

“I’m Not Broke”

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The lies of poverty tell a child that they are broke, unfixable and hopeless. But then there is Jesus. And Jesus tells a very different story.

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Apr 20 2014

He Is Risen!

Artwork from Mathare Community Outreach Child Development Center

Hallelujah! Hosanna!
After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.
There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. His…

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Apr 19 2014

Alive in Christ

Christ has died. And we are united with Him in his death.
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. – Galatians…

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Artwork from Mathare Community Outreach Child Development Center

Compassion is closed today to honor Christ’s sacrifice on the cross.

It was the day of Preparation of Passover Week, about the sixth hour.
“Here is your king,” Pilate said to the Jews.
But they shouted, “Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!”
“Shall I crucify your king?” Pilate asked.
“We have no king but Caesar,” the chief…

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Bible Distribution for Children

In this chapel message, Jim Rankin, founder of Adventures in Truth, shares about his ministry in Ethiopia and the importance of Ethiopia in scripture.

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Mar 8 2014

Called to Love

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In this chapel message, Mark Yeadon, Senior Vice President of International Program, unpacks the meaning of Christlike love and how we can learn to love the way Jesus commanded.

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Feb 23 2014

My Walk With Jesus

Sponsor Jane Duffey holding hands with her sponsored child

In this chapel message, President and CEO Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado explores the four stages of spiritual development through his own walk with Jesus, from his simple faith as a boy through his broken times which have enabled him to reach a point of “just love.”

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May 22 2013

What Do We Do?

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What do we do? The short answer is, we release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. But, how else do we explain what we do?

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Mar 19 2013

Jesus Takes His Coffee Black

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No matter if we are giving on His behalf for someone in our own neighborhood or across the world: Jesus chooses us to demonstrate His love to those around us!

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Nov 30 2012

A Very Large Plank

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Corrupt regimes oppress their citizens, slave traders, pimps and global corporations. Outrageous. Maddening. Deeply sad. But what corruption lives on in our own hearts?

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Sponsored children need to know that we love them and pray for them; they need our encouragement to do well in school and at the center, and to remember that Jesus loves them very much.

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help a child

Our mission is our enduring purpose. It describes why we exist, what we are passionate about and what our programs are meant to accomplish. It’s summed up in the phrase, “Releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.”

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People weren’t meant to live in extreme poverty. And poverty isn’t something that Jesus wants us to simply understand — He wants us to feel it and to feel it deeply.

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When it comes to poverty and wealth, everybody needs faith.

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The poor see Jesus every day because they have nowhere else to go. Living in a wealthy society makes it very difficult to truly see Him.

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Apr 3 2012

They Shall Not Want

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It is OK to feel forsaken. If David, Job, and Jesus did, it’s not a sin.

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what is partnership

Partnership is at the center of what we do at Compassion — we not only partner with you, our sponsors and donors, but also with the local church around the world. So it’s worth understanding what we mean by partnership and how we do it.

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Jan 5 2012

It’s Jesus!

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People join organizations with different motives. However, as they start working, they sometimes realize that their motives for joining do not drive them to their desired goals.

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The most important call upon our lives is to make disciples. Whether we are Sunday school teachers, preachers, mothers, fathers, friends or co-workers, we all have been given the same mandate from the Lord to go into the world and be witnesses of Him.

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It’s all too easy to let the traditions and festivities overwhelm the only reason I have anything to celebrate: The gift of the Prince of Peace, baby Jesus.

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How do you start a conversation about Jesus with a total stranger? What’s the best way to talk to people about sin without making them feel worse and turning them away from Christ?

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Awa

Being from a Muslim family, and living in front of the community mosque, Awa’s decision to become a Christian was not acceptable among the Muslim community

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The Sonflowerz are sisters Elissa and Becca Leander. Recently Paul Haddix, Artist Relations Manager, sat down with them and discussed their new album and their involvement with Compassion.

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Children living in poverty face daily challenges. However, through sponsorship you are providing children hope, love, the chance to succeed and the chance to know Christ.

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