My Sponsor Wiped My Mother’s Tears Away

I celebrate my sponsorship with Compassion because through the relationship with my sponsor, I caught the fire of hope. Sponsorship puts hope in the hearts of children and in return these children serve the rest of the world with that hope.

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Tables Turned: Meeting the Moody Scholars

I don’t know how they do it, but the sponsored children always seem to turn the tables on us. We visit a country to be a blessing to the children, and end up getting blessed as well, maybe more. I have a friend who wrote to her child that she […]

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A Different Perspective

Recently, my husband and I had the opportunity to have one of the Leadership Development Program Moody scholars stay with us. You’ve met Richmond, Michelle and Tony. Well, “Jimmy from Kenya,” as he likes to call himself, is our newest scholarship […]

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Ask a Moody Scholar

We trust that as regular readers of our blog, you’re familiar with Michelle, Tony and Richmond — our first three Moody scholars. So we’ll forego the explanation of who they are and get right to the point. Each one of them is going […]

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Michelle Tolentino

Leadership Development Program graduate Michelle Tolentino talks about the value and meaning of Compassion’s programs in her life.

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A Conversation With Richmond Wandera

Do you remember Richmond? He’s one of the Wess Stafford-Moody Bible Institute Scholarship recipients Celina told you about. Do you have 21 minutes? If so, you’ll be hard-pressed not to be impressed by this humble man. Greg Nettle, senior […]

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God Heals

I’m an American mom who raised two sons, one stepson and one stepdaughter. We were your classic “blended family,” I suppose, and it wasn’t easy. Issues that come up for blended families can be extremely complex. All four of my children were teenagers […]

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Moody Bible Institute Full Ride Scholarships

It’s happening again! In 2009, three more Leadership Development Program grads will be able to begin studying at Moody Bible Institute, with full-ride scholarships. I anticipate having the list of finalists in March, and hope to have our new students […]

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The Favor

Hey! Remember me? Well, I just wanted to share another quick story about what it is like to work with the Leadership Development Program (LDP) grads. Something that I have learned in my job is that I’m not necessarily supposed to meet every need but […]

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We Shall Overcome

Recently, a great privilege and opportunity came my way. As it goes in the workplace, something happens or someone leaves, and all of a sudden you find out you have a new project on your hands. My project was the first-ever Wess Stafford Moody Bible […]

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Leadership Development in the Dominican Republic

César Antonio Beltran is the first graduate of the Dominican Republic’s leadership development program, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in computer engineering in February 2008. He has now traveled to the United States to pursue a master’s […]

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