Compassion Internship: A Summer Well Spent

Five summer interns share the highlights of their experience at Compassion and the impact of working to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

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Three Things the Waldo Canyon Fire Taught Me

The Waldo Canyon fire gave summer intern Allison Temnick a unique chance to see the Body of Christ operate in its purest form. And through this experience, God revealed to her three things.

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Compassion Togo Registers Its First Child

Story by Delanyo Tenge, Compassion Togo program communications manager, and Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office intern September 17, 2008 was the day the staff of Compassion Togo (CIT) had prepared fervently for, and the excitement had reached its peak. […]

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Unbelievable

This past weekend was pretty amazing. Getting a quick trip home, full of family and friends, was just what the doctor ordered. Although, work was on my mind … especially Friday. Curtis Fletcher informed me before I left on Thursday that he would be […]

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Scheduling Schisms

Another week, another update, another way that God is taking things into His hands. After a number of revisions, I presented the business case to Rick Davis, the head of the marketing department. Remember him? His approval and support is crucial . . […]

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Busy Bee…*bzzz*

Setting: Sitting in the arms of the big Jesus statue in the Compassion foyer. Eyes closed. I’m so tired. Last week was quite the whirlwind. But oh the productivity! Let me just tell you, we’re moving forward! As you may remember, after delivering […]

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Returning Grace

Story by Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office Intern When those with nothing are given enough, they will give back to those who have nothing. This is a foundational belief of Compassion as an organization, and nowhere does it resonate deeper than in […]

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From Glory to Glory

I have been making my way through the New Testament and am currently in 2 Corinthians. I love Paul. He’s blunt without being brutal and encouraging even when he has no physical reason to be encouraged. He’s real, open, honest, and a little crazy. […]

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Still Here

I hardly know where to start. Perhaps I should begin with the presentation. On August 14 I gave a presentation for “the proposal” I worked on during my internship. By the grace of God, it was received very well. Various department heads were there, […]

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Doing a New Thing

It is officially my last Tuesday in the office, and I am … speechless. Where did the last six weeks go? Despite the fact that there are only three days left in this work week, it feels as though there is two weeks worth of work to be done. I will […]

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It’s Happening

For those who have been following along these last few weeks, you know that I have been trying to come up with a new viral marketing campaign. As of about a week ago, I think I have finally got my hands around something solid. Now, the fun and creative […]

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Running for Children

Story by Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office Intern Just crossing the finish line of Colorado’s U.S. Trail National Championship June 29 in Steamboat Springs was quite a feat on its own. Winning an age-group division in this 12-kilometer race was […]

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