Your Sponsored Child Prays For You

As sponsors you are held in high esteem by the staff in our Ghana office, by the staff of our church partners, and among all the children in the child development centers. Compassion would not be Compassion without you. The children would not have the lives they have without your response to Jesus. We in Ghana appreciate you and pray that your relationship with us will be a lifelong one. Amen!

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A Time Such as This

I hit a point several weeks ago where I didn’t think I could handle seeing one more thing or reading one more article about Haiti. I needed some distance and recuperating time, which is a good thing. But despite the time of stress and trauma, there […]

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Please Encourage Our Haiti Staff: Prayers Needed

This blog post is about our staff in Haiti. We would like this to be a bulletin board for you to share your prayers and encouragement for them and with them. Although many of our staff have suffered incredible losses as a result of this disaster, we […]

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Recipe to Help Haiti

I know so many of us are riveted to the news, to our emails, to Facebook, or wherever else we can scrap together some information about the Haiti earthquake. Many of us are wishing there was something more we could do to help, some way to respond to the […]

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One Million Changed Lives

Ali Anderson, one of our ambassadors to the future,* shared this prayer at our 1 millionth child celebration last Friday. We thought we’d share it with you, along with another video from the celebration. “For nothing is impossible with God.” […]

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I Pray

As a stay-at-home mom of three girls, ages (almost) 6 and under, my To-Do lists are never ending. Yes, you read right — list(S). When I don’t get them done, which is quite frequently, I feel lazy, discouraged, and just plain ole’ not good enough. Thankfully, […]

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The Prayer

This is Emelia. She is a sponsored child in Ghana. And obviously, she’s praying. We don’t know what she was praying for in the moment the photo was taken, but if she’s anything like us, it might’ve been for the photographer to […]

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Nine Questions With Cesiah Magaña

You asked your questions of Cesiah, field communication specialist in Mexico, and she answered. Take it away, Cesiah. 1. First of all, thank you so much for all you do for the precious children of Mexico! My question is, as you go through each day […]

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One Million Prayers

Whenever we pay attention to just the news and not God’s Word, it can get depressing, can’t it?! Headlines with doom-filled words like depression and recession and deflation are daunting. But I recently got an e-mail from our senior vice president […]

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The Price of Greatness

I heard on the radio the other day that it’s probably the biggest thing that’s ever come to Denver. They were talking about the Democratic National Convention, of course. And they’re right … it is big. The local news has been dominated this […]

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Arpita’s Miracle

This is a true story about a young girl in one of Compassion’s child development centers in India. Last summer, heavy rains poured into the village where 12-year-old Arpita lives. The ground, already saturated from previous rains, left nowhere […]

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Fasting and Prayer

I have been fighting poverty for more than 30 years and throughout that time I have never seen the potential for devastation that I see in the current global food crisis. I know it’s difficult to imagine that something like rising food costs could […]

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