Carmen became the 2017 National Junior Champion in Rhythmic Gymnastics, proving that poverty is not an obstacle to reach her dreams.Continue Reading ›
“It is easy to get discouraged in a world full of evil, murders and lack of opportunity. It is easy to take our eyes off God and see our weakness and limitations. But with God, there are no limitations.” These are the wise words of 17-year-old Compassion student, Meryl. She’s our inspiration for this month’s edition of Totally Worth It … curated stories of courage and bravery.Continue Reading ›
God and the people encouraged Joshua. The biggest encouragement for anyone is confirmation from God and the people around him.
Joshua is told to be strong and courageous as he prepares to lead the people of Israel through a season of change. A season where they are transformed from a wandering people into a possessing people.
“When you are young, and when you experience hard times, you grow up with lessons in courage and perseverance. You realize that you will make it and that God will provide.” — Ana Morales
Our ministry takes place in some of the toughest, grittiest places on the planet, but we face these hard realities with an adventuresome spirit.
In the midst of this chaotic world, we do not waiver and we do not blink, as we pursue our single-minded strategy of “Christian holistic development of children in poverty through sponsorship.” We will never raise a white flag in surrender to the evil raging against us.
In the face of extreme poverty, courageous leadership requires determination and faith. Courage isn’t the absence of fear, it’s moving forward despite the fear.
“Courage is fear that has said it’s prayers.” – Karl Barth
Listen to a member of our leadership team talk about the importance of courageous leadership.