The Cost of Being a Sponsor

Our release cost the Father His only Son by the way of His broken, holy, sacrificed body. Release costs. It always costs.

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Remembering Abigail

Abigail lives in Ghana, is the youngest of six siblings, and her father died when she was three years old. Abigail taught her sponsor to enjoy letters from preschool and early elementary children.

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I Cancelled My Sponsorship

The problem with “the burn” Brianne experienced from all the social injustice hype in college was that she only let it burn her, not brand her.

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A New Sponsor’s Journey: We Received Our First Letter!

Even though we were a few months into the child sponsorship journey with Compassion (researching the organization, praying about sponsoring a child, and then finally sponsoring two children)there was still a piece of me that had felt distant from the process. Until now.

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The Ongoing Journey of a New Sponsor

While their sponsored children may not be physically here with them, they have already taken root in the hearts and home of the Cone family.

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When Letter Writing Isn’t Fulfilling

When someone at the grocery store is rude to you or your friend is a bit short, it’s always good to remember that you have no idea the struggles and challenges that they are facing at that exact moment — so extend grace to them!

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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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Does This One Come in Blonde?

Research on why people give to charitable causes is never very flattering to the donors. According to one study, when we give we’re often not motivated by philanthropy or logic, but by our feelings.

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What Happens After Child Sponsorship?

A question typically asked by sponsors who are miles apart from their sponsored children is, “What happens to sponsored children after they leave the program?”

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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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