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8 Verses to Pray Over the Child You Sponsor

These are uncertain times. Here are eight scriptures to guide you as you pray for the faith, safety and strength of the child you sponsor.

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Advice From the Woman Who Writes to 52 Children in Poverty

Every month, Jenith sits down to write letters to 52 children. It’s not because she has a lot of free time on her hands — she’s a single mother with a full-time job. She does it because she knows her words can give hope to children living in seemingly hopeless circumstances. Here are her secrets to writing better letters, becoming a correspondent, or getting a correspondent if you need one.

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Candace Cameron Bure: a Different Practice for Lent

This year for Lent, I’m doing something special, something a little different. And, as you dive deeper into this Year of the Bible, I’d love to invite you into this journey. But before I do that, let me explain why Lent is so meaningful to me.

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You Prayed … and Jenny Mae Is Walking Again!

Compassion’s Prayer Network regularly prays for urgent needs around the world. Here is an inspiring update on one of the children we’ve prayed for!

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Inspiring Gen-Zers: This 9-Year-Old Brought Hope to 56 Kids

We believe young people are inspiring and capable — young people from both around the world and in the United States. This article is written by a 9-year-old who will teach you wisdom and bravery.

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Maximizing the Match: Two Families Share How

Matching gift programs are an amazing way to ensure your donations have the biggest impact possible. Learn from two families how to maximize your match!

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Inspiring Millennials: How This 25-Year-Old Built a School for Children in Poverty

A “God Drop” is how Laura Hoke describes the salary offer she received her senior year in college from a large FORTUNE 500 corporation where she had worked as a marketing intern the prior summer. “I knew right away that God was entrusting me with those resources to do something special,” says Laura.

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5 Resources That Will Help You Build a Compassionate Family

We are excited to introduce you to five resources, all with the express purpose of helping you disciple your families while building hearts of compassion!

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Can the Enneagram Help You Respond to Poverty?

We serve a God who cares deeply for the marginalized in society. The Bible is filled with holy calls for justice and compassion. But sometimes this call seems so colossal, we don’t know where to begin. But when we understand how we’re wired, our journey in helping those around us can become much more robust and tangible.

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How to Pray with Compassion on This National Day of Prayer

This Thursday, May 2, is the National Day of Prayer. Prayer is a critical part of Compassion’s ministry. We believe it is key in releasing children from poverty! As the National Day of Prayer approaches, we want to not only pray for our country, but for the countries around the world where Compassion works. Will you join us in this effort?

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How To Use Your Facebook For Good

Have you ever thought of how to use your Facebook for good? You can share encouraging posts. But here’s a way you can use it to change a child’s life!

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4 NEW Ways to Pray for the Child You Sponsor in 2019!

4 NEW Ways to Pray for the Child You Sponsor

If your prayers are starting to lose weight and emotion, these NEW ideas on how to pray for the child you sponsor will help you deepen your talks with God.

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