We are all living in uncertain times. Who better to teach us how to trust God during uncertain times than someone who grew up in extreme poverty? This devotion, by Njenga Maina, a graduate of Compassion’s program, will help you wait on God and hope in him.Continue Reading ›
Despite the differences in religious affiliations, we all worship together, and we see each other as belonging to the same Father.Continue Reading ›
Our commission is to make disciples of all nations, acting as Jesus’ hands and feet during our time on earth, seeing children, families, and communities released from spiritual and physical poverty in His name.
Despite all the difficulties, conflicts, and unbearable situations, it is better to be inside the Church than outside the Church. It is better to be under God’s covering than outside of it.
We emphasize God’s Word in the curriculum at the student centers. The tutors who impart the Word to the children are a blessing to the program and the beneficiaries.
Where have you kept the “Word”? Having the Bible in your bag, under your pillow, or on your desk is not enough. The only way to walk blameless before God is by reading and meditating on it, allowing the Word to prune you, shape you, and enable you to become a candidate for heaven.
We’ve heard so many sermons and we’ve been exposed to the Word of God for many years, but many of us still find that we are not growing as we should be. This happens because we don’t take any action and usually end up forgetting what He’s told us.
As the scripture says, it is a message to obey, not just listen to. The message we received, the Word of God, was created to be obeyed, not merely listened to, just like phones were created to be tools for communication between people, not as decorative items just to look at.
We sometimes fail to listen to advice because we are looking for the “right” person, someone of equal standing. We need to listen regardless of the speaker. Pride can hinder our ability to listen; humility has a way of enabling us to listen.
The men of Babel were very responsive to the call from their leaders. Many might have taken offense with each other, but instead they ignored it, accepted each other, and continued building together.
God will use us, in the midst of such inauspicious circumstances, to help others know Christ.