If You’re Feeling Alone in a World You Don’t Recognize

Boy sitting on an outcropping of rocks looking into the distance

If you’re feeling alone right now, I want you to know that you aren’t. There is hope on the other side of the struggle and the pain. And I’d like to give you a few ways you can take hold of that hope, even in the midst of the fears and uncertainty.

Continue Reading ›

8 Verses to Pray Over the Child You Sponsor

A girl in a green shirt prays, with her hands to her face.

These are uncertain times. Here are eight scriptures to guide you as you pray for the faith, safety and strength of the child you sponsor.

Continue Reading ›
A girl wears a face mask, standing in front of a table with soap.

How Is Compassion Responding to the New Coronavirus Outbreak?

Reports about the potentially fatal coronavirus have us all concerned. Find out how children and their families are impacted and how Compassion is responding.

Continue Reading ›
If I Give All I Have to the Poor, But Have Not Love… Love in the Bible

3 Bad Reasons to Give to Charity

Here are three reasons people give to charity that may be prompted by something other than love — and why it matters.

Continue Reading ›
Two young girls sit inside on a step in front of a red wall, smiling.

How Can Good Friends Help Break the Cycle of Poverty?

This International Day of Friendship, join us in celebrating friendship by learning how important friendship is to children living in poverty — and praying for those special friendships.

Continue Reading ›
Brokenness Before God: A teenage girl sits, with a solemn look on her face, wearing a white and black striped shirt

Brokenness Before God

The word “brokenness” refers to the state of surrender and defeat we experience when hardship comes into our usually steady and painless life. No one enjoys the feeling of brokenness, but the powerful benefits it brings to our spiritual growth are immense.

Continue Reading ›
A boy in Burkina Faso wearing a green and blue checked shirt holds his hands together in praying while smiling at the camera. He is in a classroom surrounded by other children praying.

How to Pray with Compassion on This National Day of Prayer

This Thursday, May 2, is the National Day of Prayer. Prayer is a critical part of Compassion’s ministry. We believe it is key in releasing children from poverty! As the National Day of Prayer approaches, we want to not only pray for our country, but for the countries around the world where Compassion works. Will you join us in this effort?

Continue Reading ›
10 Prayers of Children That Will Melt Your Heart

10 Prayers of Children That Will Melt Your Heart

The prayers of children are ever so simple yet ever so profound.

Continue Reading ›
4 NEW Ways to Pray for the Child You Sponsor in 2019!

4 NEW Ways to Pray for the Child You Sponsor

If your prayers are starting to lose weight and emotion, these NEW ideas on how to pray for the child you sponsor will help you deepen your talks with God.

Continue Reading ›
De-Childproofing Checklist: How to Welcome Children in Your Life

De-Childproofing Checklist: How to Welcome Children in Your Life

When you welcome a child into your life, you can forever change theirs. But where should you start? Here are some simple “de-childproofing” tips to help!

Continue Reading ›
QUIZ: How are You Uniquely Wired to Help People in Poverty?

QUIZ: How are You Uniquely Wired to Help People in Poverty?

We’re all specially gifted to serve others in our own creative ways. This quiz will reveal how you’re uniquely wired to help people in poverty!

Continue Reading ›

5 Powerful Prayers for Children Affected by Poverty

You want to pray for children to be released from poverty. But where would you even start? Here are five powerful prayers you can make.

Continue Reading ›