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5 men in front of Victory Outreach Church

Being the Church in the aftermath of war

A decades-long conflict between Joseph Kony’s guerrilla group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), and the Ugandan government left horrifying devastation in its wake: the forced displacement of millions of people, mass looting of property, the abduction of boys to become child soldiers, the abduction of girls to become sex slaves and the deaths of close […]

date: August 9, 2018
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Patanree sits cross legged on the ground with her toys, looking at the camera as the sun beams into their hoe. Her mom sits behind her smiling at her.

For Patnaree, there was no time to waste

The birth of a child should be met with joy, not fear. But when Patnaree entered the world with a stomach deformity, her mother Chernaypaw was terrified. How could she possibly access the medical treatment Patnaree so desperately required? The lead up to the birth of her third child was filled with uncertainty for Chernaypaw. During […]

date: July 16, 2018
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Displaced by war, these families have found new hope

How sponsorship is preventing the exploitation of vulnerable ethnic minorities displaced by war through citizenship. Eleven-year-old Thidarat from Thailand is afraid of two things: Snakes—not surprising, given that she lives near the homeland of the Burmese python—and war. She lives in a peaceful village on the border of Myanmar, but the memory of war still […]

date: July 6, 2018
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A man from behind, standing outside in a blue shirt in front of an arch and palm trees

Three prayers for churches in challenging contexts

In South Asia, many of the churches we partner with minister in areas where Christians are a minority. The Christ-followers in these communities are committed to love, serve and bring light to their neighbours. Your support allows us to partner with these local churches, allowing them to reach their God-given potential. “When I first started […]

date: July 6, 2018
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Three boys wearing baker's caps smile with their arms around each other, one giving a thumbs up while another holds a large kitchen bowl.

The child development centre: a safe haven in the midst of adversity

When children arrive at the Peruvian Evangelical Church in Carabayllo, Peru, they are welcomed by the smell of freshly-baked bread and pastries. The sound of razors and scissors echoes in the hallways, joined by the laughter of children who come running to the Compassion centre at the church. This church is a refuge for children. […]

date: July 2, 2018
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What does it mean to help children in Jesus’ name?

If you have ever looked at Compassion’s logo, you might have noticed that our tagline states, “releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.” You might wonder, what exactly does it mean to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name? For more than 60 years, Compassion has worked to develop children into all God intends them […]

date: September 21, 2017
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A vision for Africa: An interview with Sidney Muisyo

Talking with Sidney Muisyo, the Vice President of our Africa region, is like having a waterfall of wisdom wash over you. He has a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies and is working on a doctorate in Organizational Development and Leadership. But more than that, he grew up in poverty himself and has a passion for […]

date: July 23, 2017
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A group of children, wearing green patterned uniforms, crowd together and smile at the camera.

Equipping the Church, at home and around the world

When I tell people that Compassion serves almost 2 million children living in extreme poverty around the world, those who are well-travelled sometimes respond, “I travel to other countries all the time. Why haven’t I ever seen Compassion there?” The answer is, they may have, but they didn’t recognize it as a Compassion program. Instead […]

date: May 24, 2017
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26 gorgeous pictures of churches around the world

The places where people meet in the name of God come in all shapes and sizes. Rural and urban, some are no more than four walls and a roof and others are architectural marvels. While they may be merely man-made constructs dotting the corners of communities around the world, the influence of the people who […]

date: December 23, 2016
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8 reasons Youth Workers should use True Story: What God wants us to do about poverty

If you’re a youth worker looking for a curriculum to use at your youth group or school this ministry year, you’re in luck, because you’ve stumbled upon the blog of a girl who happens to know of a great resource that was created just for you. Last summer, I had the absolute privilege of working with […]

date: October 9, 2015
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