Always Pray, Don’t Give Up

Winston Churchill was not known for being a spiritual man. But even this world-renowned leader who led Britain’s fight against the then seemingly unstoppable might of Hitler’s military admitted to praying, saying the practice “comforted him” in times of crisis and danger. I find this fact interesting because it demonstrates God’s design of the human being. God made every person — believer and non-believer alike— to have a natural inclination to reach out to Him, especially in times of trouble. So if this is the case, why don’t we, as Christians, do it more often? Or why is reaching out to God in prayer more often than not our last resort than our first?

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How To Pray With Kids About Crisis

We know Jesus’ call to love our neighbor isn’t only for adults, but how do we include kids in praying for children in crisis? Most children in late preschool to elementary years are concrete thinkers so, when you invite them to pray, start with two things they know they themselves need.

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Pray for the Philippines

The following is an email sent to many Compassion employees yesterday by Menchit Wong, our child advocacy director. It contains prayer requests for our Philippines brothers and sisters, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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Launch of Compassion Scandinavia

In 2013, a global Compassion partner office was opened in Scandinavia. Compassion Scandinavia CEO Leif Ingvald Skaug shares his prayers and hopes for the future of Compassion in Scandinavia.

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How Can We Pray for You?

We all need prayer. Some days more than others. So what if today, on the National Day of Prayer, we pray for one another?

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Pray for Your Sponsored Child: A Heart for Missions

Pray that God would fill your sponsored child with a passion for proclaiming God’s glory and sharing His gospel with their community.

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Pray for Your Sponsored Child: Gratitude

Although they do not have material wealth, pray that your sponsored child would be overflowing with thankfulness to God for the gifts He has given them.

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A Pear and a Prayer

Tears poured down Cesar’s face. He was ready to give up. You could feel it in every fiber of his being.

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Pray for Your Sponsored Child: Prayerfulness

God has given sponsored children around the world His ear, that even though they are often voiceless in this world, He cares for their prayers.

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Happy Thanksgiving

On behalf of the children and God we serve, thank you for the abundant love you share with the world. Happy Thanksgiving!

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