12 Ways to Commit to the Year of the Bible

Year of the Bible: Two girls read the Bible together.

2020 is Year of the Bible! Learn a little more about what that means and how you can commit to and engage more deeply with the Bible this year.

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Experience the Joy of Easter Through a Child’s Eyes

A young girl in the Philippines in a pink shirt makes a heart shape with her hands in front of her, singing and looking to the front of the class. She is in a classroom surrounding by kids doing the same thing.

Have you ever wondered what the child you sponsor learns about Easter at the Compassion center? Step into a classroom to experience it through a child’s eyes!

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My Walk With Jesus

In this chapel message, President and CEO Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado explores the four stages of spiritual development through his own walk with Jesus, from his simple faith as a boy through his broken times which have enabled him to reach a point of “just love.”

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Spiritual Development of Children in Poverty

One of the objectives of our Child Sponsorship Program is to help children become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults. To do this, our holistic development strategy includes four domains: physical, socio-emotional, cognitive and spiritual.

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Sharing Jesus with Creative Teaching Methods

When I visit student centers I enjoy seeing how teachers come up with different ideas to explain their lessons. Therefore, my visit to Roca de la Eternidad student center was a great opportunity to learn new teaching methods and see how they were implemented.

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An Oasis of Talent in the Mire of Mathare Valley

Mathare Community Outreach The Saturday program at Mathare Community Outreach begins by focusing on the spiritual development of the children. It starts with devotions and worship and is followed by 30 minutes of small group Bible study.

For the children who have accepted Christ as their Savior, the center staff conduct a discipleship class which occurs during the Bible study.

In addition to the spiritual development of the children, the center has programs to address the physical, social and economic needs of the children.

The key factor in creating a stable economic future for the children is education; education is the key.

But beyond focusing on excellence in school, the center staff help identify and develop the talents of the children, musically and artistically, so they have even greater opportunities to succeed.

The center has a cooking program, choir and music program and drama team and works with the children to develop their public speaking abilities.

Here’s a sample of what the kids are producing.

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