Ministry Insider: Jeff Arnold, the Man Behind the Camera

Jeff Arnold is the eyes and ears for sponsors through video and photography. He travels to each country we work in to get stories of sponsored children.

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When Compassion Becomes a Gold Rush

How do you abandon a child to poverty when you’ve looked right into the begging whites of his eyes?

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Going to “The Mall” aka The Garbage Dump

In the dump, hills of garbage are the landscape. People hidden behind these hills share this landfill with vultures and fight them for the food.

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A Day in the Life of Jeyson

Jeyson is a 15-year-old living in Ecuador. He’d like to share what a day in his life looks like.

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Living in Colombia: A Day in the Life of Ingrid

What is life like for a school-age girl like Ingrid living in Colombia?

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From Sponsored Child to Public Prosecutor

Although Jessica had always been among the top students in her class, she had no option but to become a street vendor after finishing high school. Today, she is a Public Prosecutor.

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Let the Child Sponsorship Journey Begin…

Sami Cone’s children wanted to be a part of a sponsored child’s life, but not just any child, a child their age that they could start to relate to on at least some level. They wanted to feel like they were making a difference. They wanted to learn how to put feet to their faith.

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Cook With Compassion: Cachorro Quente (Brazilian Hot Dogs)

If you have a sponsored child in Brazil, or even if you don’t, Cachorro Quente aka Brazilian Hot Dogs is a fun recipe to try.

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Cook with Compassion: Beijinho de Coco (Coconut Kisses)

Despite a tumultuous history with candy-making, Amber decided to give making Beijinho de Coco (coconut kisses) a try.

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Teaching the True Meaning of Easter

There is a lot of commercialism that comes this time of year and few people talk about Jesus, His sacrifice on the cross, and His resurrection.

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The Picture of a Fisherman’s Life in Brazil

Adriano is 30 years old and began his career as a third-generation fisherman when he was 15. The way he holds the net, and the way he moves along the beach toward his jangada (a kind of fishing boat), shows he is a man who knows the ocean intimately.

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Never Give Up! Keep Praying!

I am happy to serve our Lord through the ministry in Brazil for more than five years. During this time, we have faced and overcome many challenges and obstacles. I have had the opportunity to witness God’s action in each situation faced. I confess […]

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