How Jesus Is Shaping My Perspective on Being a Good Neighbor

Compassion President Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado shares how Jesus’ teachings on being a good neighbor can transform how we all serve as Christ followers.

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What Does the Bible Say About Giving?

These inspiring Scripture verses and devotional will help you learn more about God’s heart of generosity.

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Cognitive Dissonance Theory, Wealth and Poverty

As humans we like consistency. We are uncomfortable holding contradictory beliefs and actions … so how do we balance Christian principles with the disparities we see around the world?

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What Does a Compassion Center Director Do?

It takes many people to make Compassion’s program at the child development center successful, including volunteers, teachers, cooks and cleaning staff. But at the forefront are center directors. Learn more about these passionate people ministering to the most impoverished children in their areas.

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The Definition of Beauty: 17 Photos

God has made everything beautiful. And this is beauty as defined by God.

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The Importance of Names

Names are important. They have power. They define us. They’re more than a bunch of letters grouped together to sound pleasant to the ear. Names are more than a convenience allowing us to talk to each other. Names are a gift from God. They contain His power. They define things. They define us.

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Brokenness Before God

The word “brokenness” refers to the state of surrender and defeat we experience when hardship comes into our usually steady and painless life. No one enjoys the feeling of brokenness, but the powerful benefits it brings to our spiritual growth are immense.

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New Barna Research on The Good News About Global Poverty

At Compassion, we know that pastors and their churches’ desire to develop disciples who deeply engage in caring for the impoverished. This is why we are excited to announce our partnership with the Barna Group to produce the compelling research project entitled The Good News About Global Poverty: What Americans Believe About the World’s Poor — and What Churches Can Do to Help.

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How Does Compassion Protect Sponsored Children From Abuse?

We are passionate about ensuring that children in poverty are known, loved and protected. Therefore, child protection is foundational to our ministry. That’s why we have developed, and continue to develop, robust training, policies and networks to both prevent and respond to abuse.

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Do Children in the Compassion Program Have More Than One Sponsor?

Have you ever wondered if the child you support has multiple sponsors? We’ve found our approach to be transformational to every child and sponsor.

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This Remarkable Community Is Now 100,000 People Strong

On Feb, 12, we reached 100,000 followers on Instagram! Let’s celebrate together as we look back at highlights and notable milestones you’ve made possible over the years.

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2017 Annual Report: The Impact of Your Compassion

How can you measure compassion? There are simply no numbers in the world that can reflect the eternal impact of one person displaying compassion for another. But the tracking and reporting of resources entrusted to us is one small but vitally important way we can quantify your faithful act of compassion in partnering with us.

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