My First Compassion Sunday: Crying for Compassion

My tears embarrassed me. I didn’t want my friends to think I was trying to guilt them into sponsoring. I didn’t want to detract from our purpose in showing the exciting work Compassion is doing. But God used my tears.

As I pulled myself together, I realized I wasn’t the only one in the church crying.

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Now He Smiles

In 2008, little Eric was the first child registered at Rio Tuba Learning and Development Center in the Philippines. I was there. And I recently went back to see how he is doing. To reach Eric’s far-flung town, I traveled by plane, took a 30-minute […]

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A New Beginning for Eric

Compassion seeks to register the poorest children around the world, and Eric in the Philippines is one of them. Compassion gives hope to those who need it most. Based on its studies on poverty, Compassion in the Philippines identified Rio Tuba as one […]

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