If I Give All I Have to the Poor, But Have Not Love…

Isn’t giving to people living in poverty always accompanied and motivated by love? The Bible indicates otherwise. Here are three things that can motivate us to give that aren’t prompted by love — and why that matters.

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How to Crush Boredom Together as a Family

If you’re a family who confronts boredom with either planning or panic, look no further. Here are a few family activities to crush boredom together.

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6 Authentic Ways to Be Generous but Not Judgmental

Working in poverty alleviation, I can feel the need to explain and justify the nice things I have. I worry that people will judge me or will judge the organization I work for if I don’t drive a junker and get my clothes on consignment. But I’ve come to realize that my justifications are creating a culture — a culture around me of implied judgment of the choices of others by my constant need to justify my own purchases and assets.

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5 Biblical Truths Every Child in Poverty Needs to Hear [VIDEO]

Poverty tells children a lot of lies. But each Compassion-assisted child is given a Bible…the Truth that they can literally hold in their hands.

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3 Lessons From Jesus on How to Love Your Neighbor

Love your neighbor as yourself. It’s the second greatest commandment. One of the most quoted verses in the Bible. And something we all want to do. (Well, most of the time.) You spend so much of your heart and gifts to bless a child in poverty. But what about when the neighbor you’re asked to love isn’t that cute, smiling kiddo on your fridge?

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How Does the Bible Define Poverty?

Many people and organizations view poverty in economic terms. But does this definition align with how Scripture describes the poor? How does the Bible define poverty?

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Which Bible Verse Prompts and Guides You to Serve Others?

If there is one thing Brianne has learned, it is that the truth really does set you free. And the truth can be found in the Word and the truth must live in our heart.

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A Bible = Changed Lives

The children looked longingly at the colorful stacks of Bibles in front of them and could hardly wait to lay their hands on one. The noises gradually fell to soft whispers when the first name was called out.

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One Mom’s Deep Spiritual Hunger

Five mothers met with our staff to answer questions about their families, the economy of their town and their hopes and dreams about the Child Survival Program. One of those mothers was Zulma.

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What’s Your Life Verse?

What’s your life verse and why is it meaningful to you?

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Who Are the Women of Worship?

Where are you, and who are you with, when you experience deep, soul-nourishing worship?

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Never Too Old

One of Satan’s biggest lies is that we are too young for God to use us. When we are older, Satan will also try to tell us that we are too old to be used by God.

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