Experience Compassion Conference: Colorado Springs 2014

Experience Compassion Conference: June 27-28, 2014 in beautiful Colorado Springs. We’d love to celebrate with you and give you the opportunity to learn more about what we do. Learn more and Register today!

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Undercover With Compassion

I have been feeling challenged lately to get closer to the heart of Compassion, where we interact with sponsors, churches and children. I recently read a quote from a top executive of a large retail chain (I can’t remember which one — maybe Best Buy). He said, “I have never wasted a day visiting a store.” So, I arranged a trip to Honduras where I spent six days at two different child development centers in the central zone of the country … the Honduras Country Office did a marvelous job of setting this trip up so that I could be a regular guy without any fanfare or protocol.

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Life in Haiti After the Earthquake: It Just Hurts

Received from Scott Todd, our Senior Ministry Advisor, who is leading our medical team in Port-au-Prince. Saturday, Jan. 30 – We had the chance to meet eight leadership students today. We sat in a circle in the parking lot listening to their stories […]

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Life in Haiti After the Earthquake: Carrying On

Received from Scott Todd, our Senior Ministry Advisor, who is leading our medical team in Port-au-Prince. I’m in my tent. Too tired to go up to the place where I can connect to Internet on the sloping desk and wobbly chair in the parking lot – […]

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Life in Haiti After the Earthquake: Living by Faith

Received from Scott Todd, our Senior Ministry Advisor, who is leading our medical team in Port-au-Prince. Back at my sloping desk in the parking lot with my chair tottering over the pothole. In some ways today (Jan. 28) was the most exhausting. Mainly […]

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Life in Haiti After the Earthquake: Reclaiming Beauty From Despair

Received from Scott Todd, our Senior Ministry Advisor, who is leading our medical team in Port-au-Prince. Today (Jan. 27) was … not sure what word could cover it. The team went to a rural site (HA748) and set up our clinic under a large mango tree. […]

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Life in Haiti After the Earthquake

Received from Scott Todd, our Senior Ministry Advisor, who is leading our medical team in Port-au-Prince. Last night’s (Jan. 25) arrival – in the dark, no lights in the airport, Humvees and Marines roaring around, bags thrown on the tarmac, […]

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The Ability to Eliminate Poverty: Is It Just a Matter of Interpretation?

Is our ability to eliminate poverty just a matter of how we interpret the Bible? John 12:7-8 is the verse that has captured our thoughts as we think about the poor. The verse that is now the most remembered about the poor.
And yet, when Jesus spoke, he was not talking to us. His use of “you” was not intended to be directed at us. This reference, this statement, was very specifically directed at Judas.

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Eliminate Poverty: Can We Do It or Not?

On the subject of eliminating poverty, how do we reconcile the seemingly conflicting messages of John 12:8 and Deuteronomy 15:4?

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World Malaria Day Webcast

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