My heart is overflowing as I return to the dry climate and high altitude of my Colorado Springs home from my first trip to the island of the Dominican Republic. I left with a deepened assurance of the investment that the project staff have in each child. Have you ever wondered about the hearts of…
Although I would struggle with letting go of control, God showed me from the start that this was His work to do and I was able to go back to that truth every time things got really hard.
Because of the trust of God’s people, He gives us beautiful moments of redemption in broken valleys.
Edouard Lassegue, Vice President of our Latin American and Caribbean Region explores the issue of faith through the life of Joshua. Joshua’s life tells us that experience cannot replace faith.
If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do you trust God enough to face your greatest fear? If you and I believe that God’s love is enough, will we fear less? Do we trust God enough to face our greatest fear?
We may think we’re common people with normal lives, but God sees in us mighty warriors. He calls us to set God’s children free from the oppression that rules over them.
God appointed more than our times and places. He also appointed our work.
God is completely trustworthy and always good. And no matter what our circumstances, we can trust Him.
We can trust that God knows what, how, and when to do what needs to be done toward the fulfillment of our mission and vision.
Jesus cautions us not to worry about anything, not even food or clothes. He gives us six reasons for trusting in God rather than worrying.
The battle is not ours to win or lose. We are not called to success. We are called to trust.
Examples of healthy partnerships abound in the world around us. Let’s take a look at eight dimensions of healthy partnerships from a ministry perspective.
Partnership is at the center of what we do at Compassion — we not only partner with you, our sponsors and donors, but also with the local church around the world. So it’s worth understanding what we mean by partnership and how we do it.
Many of us think we “know” what faith means. When it is time to put our faith in action, however, it’s another story.
Everyone wants to be trusted for their character and their competence. But in our relationships with each other, we often say or do things that can easily undermine trust.
Does the money you donate to Compassion produce a good return on investment? Do we maximize the impact of your generosity?
The question to measure the success of interventions to the poor is, “Did the person delivering the service and the person receiving the service build trust in each other?”
Blue symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth and heaven. It is the color of the sky. And it is the color of Compassion. It represents the unlimited potential of the children we serve.
Accountability. This word has so much meaning. In this fast paced and cynical world, many people have lost trust in nonprofits. It’s actually very sad, but I understand why.
How many times have you heard about the misuse of funds hindering an organization’s effectiveness, or greed compromising decision-making and values? Regrettably, I think we all…
It amazes me how often God uses the “least of these” among us to teach us valuable life lessons. Having worked here for a little more than four months, I have already experienced this phenomenon many times, as the children we serve “speak” to me about things such as hope, faith, love and trust.
I don’t think it’s possible to be authentic without being transparent.
By consciously withholding something or avoiding a subject because I fear a reaction – anger, rejection, judgment, etc., I’m not being authentic. I’m being manipulative.
Choosing what to share and what not to share is lying by omission, and it’s not being transparent or authentic.