Bouncing over piles of trash and splashing through rivers of raw sewage, Katy held James’ hand in the front seat of the car, telling herself it was to cheer him. Later she would realize that she needed his hand to steel her and keep her brave.Continue Reading ›
It is OK to feel forsaken. If David, Job, and Jesus did, it’s not a sin.Continue Reading ›
For four days we hiked up Mt. Kilimanjaro, experiencing breathtaking scenery and great camaraderie along the way. Up to this point, the ever-increasing altitude was not a problem. But would we make it to the summit?
In a community where the size of land, number of children and herds of cattle define one’s worth, Suyianga’s family is considered among the lowliest in the community. But today Suyianga is more confident about himself as a result of the encouraging letters he receives from his sponsor.
We began our ministry in Kenya in 1980, with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2001, we started the Leadership Development Program began, and the Child Survival Program followed in 2004.
In the midst of post election violence in Kenya one entire church was burned down. We lost all of our paperwork and child documentation — nothing was left.
Jesus is quick to remind us and to demonstrate that it is never too late for God.
How do you give thanks in the midst of overwhelming grief?
Compassion UK Advocate Martyn Legg was in a highly pressurized work environment, living with big demands and no room to back off. He and his wife Heather visited Kenya on an Advocate’s trip for ten days – ten days that changed their lives.