Scholarship and Spirituality

Live out the very nature of God’s character in an excellent manner. Be the summa cum laude of godliness, kindness, and humility.

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Just Believe

I know that the only way I can express my gratitude to my sponsors for helping me as a child and for reconnecting with me to support and encourage me even more is through hard work.

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Helping Children in Poverty is Not an Obligation; It’s an Opportunity

Helping children in poverty is not an obligation but an opportunity. We grow emotionally and spiritually as we experience fulfillment through stewardship and the joy of loving sacrifice.

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Vallarasu the Outlier

Outliers are men and women who do things out of the ordinary; men and women who have drive, skill and talent, but who also are given an opportunity to succeed. “When outliers become outliers it is not just because of their own efforts. It’s because […]

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Opportunity Knocking: Knockout the Poverty Bullies

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What is Poverty?

What is poverty? Our President, Wess Stafford, defines poverty and describes our solution for releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name. You can also view this video as What is Poverty? on YouTube. UPDATED: Nov. 18, 2011 – We also […]

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Outliers Need Opportunity to Succeed

Malcom Gladwell’s latest book, Outliers, doesn’t mention Compassion once. But it’s still about what Compassion does: We transform lives by giving children in poverty opportunities to succeed.

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Yellow Leaf Spirits

In the high mountains of Northern Thailand lives an extraordinary tribe who have no written history and whose way of life is disappearing with the forests. They knew only how to survive in the deep jungle, building homes from fresh banana leaves. They […]

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World AIDS Day

Poverty is multi-faceted. It is much more intricate than just a lack of money. And like many other aspects of poverty, HIV and AIDS have the ability to take a frightening toll on children. Today is World AIDS Day, and I’m taking it as an opportunity […]

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The Poverty of ME

Last week, I was in Mexico. On a sponsor tour. And I saw the deepest, darkest poverty of my life. But I didn’t have to travel to ME, the abbreviation we use when referring to Mexico, to see it. I only had to look at me. I was in Mexico for the wrong […]

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