Compassion Bloggers are Heading to Tanzania

Our team of Compassion Bloggers will be in Tanzania next week. (May 6-11, 2012)

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A Testimony of God’s Goodness

Our house leaked, so water came inside and everything got wet — as wet as if we were outside. Life was very bad in this way. It made me hate poverty. I wish that Compassion had been in my country then.

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What’s So Important About Being First Anyway?

For four days we hiked up Mt. Kilimanjaro, experiencing breathtaking scenery and great camaraderie along the way. Up to this point, the ever-increasing altitude was not a problem. But would we make it to the summit?

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His Grace: My Doorway to Compassion Ministry

Compassion is my name, my pride, my rope, and my hope for many. Joyous? Yes. Blessed? Indeed, just because of His grace.

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Ministry Highlight: Tanzania

In just over 11 years, Compassion Tanzania now works with 236 Implementing Church Partners in 12 regions of the country. We have been growing at an average of 30 percent per year and currently serve almost 64,000 children.

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How Can A Soccer Ball Inspire Dreams?

Who gets those soccer balls you give through the Gifts of Compassion Christmas gift catalog? How does a soccer ball make an impact on a child in poverty?

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Surviving a Drought: A Single Mom’s Story

The drought that affected the Maasai area in Tanzania was severe. Because of the drought, Nooltetan lost all of her cattle and was reduced to poverty.

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What Does the Aroma of Christ Smell Like?

Whenever our words or actions cause others to experience the love of Jesus, we leave an aroma redolent with life.

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There are Only a Few Things I’m Passionate About

There are a few things that I am passionate about that I will never move away from. My relationship with God and my family, music and the plight of children in poverty.

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Drought in Africa: Where is Compassion?

You’ve watched as the crisis in East Africa has unfolded, you’ve been praying and now you’re ready to respond. Now the question is, “What is Compassion doing amid this crisis?”

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