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Links to New to Compassion? Start here!

New to Compassion? Start here!

Hey, friend! It’s so great to meet you. We’re excited to share more about our passion to help children and families overcome poverty. Since you’re new here, we wanted to introduce ourselves. Simply put, we love Jesus. We love the Church. And we love children.    Everything we do flows from there. You might be wondering, […]

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to Meet another group of unsung heroes: Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators

Meet another group of unsung heroes: Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators

WATCH: In the midst of poverty and a pandemic, the hearts of Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators and their love for children shines through.   “It’s an immense privilege to be a Partnership Facilitator and be used by God. We’re committed to keep serving the children to be known, loved and protected.” – Virginia, Partnership Facilitator in […]

date: March 24, 2021
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Links to World Water Day 2021: Clean water changes Yunita’s life

World Water Day 2021: Clean water changes Yunita’s life

Before the morning sun had even peeked over the horizon, 11-year-old Yunita was up and ready to accompany her grandmother, Welmince, to fetch water at the well. With the particular coolness of dawn hanging in the air, the two set out on their daily hike at 5:00 a.m. sharp, hoping to be met by a […]

date: March 17, 2021
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Links to Ottawa churches partner with churches in Guatemala to release children from poverty

Ottawa churches partner with churches in Guatemala to release children from poverty

The Ottawa Compassion Collective was “born out of relationships,” says Pastor Jeff Scott of WestVillage Church in Ottawa, Ontario. It started in conversation with friend and fellow pastor Jeff Jantzi of The Gathering Ottawa, when they were both presented with opportunities to partner with Compassion and invite their congregations to sponsor children. “As Jeff and […]

date: February 10, 2021
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Links to 7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021

7 leaders from Compassion’s national offices share their hopes and top priorities for 2021

Despite their varied contexts, the leaders of Compassion’s ministry in the 25 countries where we work share many things in common, too. They are committed followers of Jesus. They value our local church partners. They work hard to see children released from poverty. And this past year, they had to adapt quickly to changing realities […]

date: January 27, 2021
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Links to Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

This article was originally published on Medium, where we regularly publish articles on child development, poverty alleviation and much more. Find us on Medium. ____ In the midst of the Korean War, Reverend Everett Swanson was stopped in his tracks by the startling, desperate needs of Korean children orphaned by the war. While in South Korea as […]

date: January 26, 2021
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Links to Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Youth in Ethiopia volunteer to save local farmers’ crops during locust crisis

Hearing about a plague of locusts might cause you to think of the famous Bible story told to you in Sunday School. For 46-year-old Behailu, a farmer in Minjar County, Ethiopia, hearing of locusts reminds him of stories told by his father’s generation of farmers. “Our fathers used to tell us how the locusts’ impact […]

date: January 14, 2021
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Links to Christmas isn’t cancelled: How kids in Latin America are celebrating amidst the pandemic

Christmas isn’t cancelled: How kids in Latin America are celebrating amidst the pandemic

For Compassion kids around the globe, celebrations with their centre will look just as different. But staff are working tirelessly to ensure children still feel loved this Christmas, even in quarantine. Let’s take a virtual journey around Latin America to see what Christmas celebrations look like for our beloved Compassion children and their families this year!

date: December 17, 2020
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Links to How the church can thrive amidst unprecedented change

How the church can thrive amidst unprecedented change

A guest post from Word Made Digital’s Joanna la Fleur on digital communications in a time of pandemic. We have the best news. Practical tutorials on how to share it!

date: December 16, 2020
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Links to A Brazilian pastor’s prayer and perspective on the pandemic

A Brazilian pastor’s prayer and perspective on the pandemic

A guest post from Pastor Linaldo, pastor of a Compassion church partner in Brazil. ____ I still remember when I first arrived in this city. The local church needed a pastor, and I thought I would stay for just two years. It has been 28 years since then and I’ve learned to love this city […]

date: December 14, 2020
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