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Canada Day: Reflecting on our diversity and impact
Happy Canada Day! Today, we wanted to bring you back to these words we shared on Canada Day back in 2020. As we continue to learn what it means to celebrate the diversity of our supporters, churches, communities and country, these words remain important and relevant. ____ “After this I saw a vast crowd, too […]
International Women’s Day 2021: 11 women share their inspiring stories and unshakeable faith
The shock of a global pandemic is still reverberating around the world. While everyone is affected, women have been dealt a devastating blow. As quarantine measures shutter schools and day-care facilities, women often shoulder the burden of balancing work with childcare and homeschooling. Social distancing deprives them of the support they could normally lean upon. […]
People often ask us, “Why help people living in poverty in other countries when there’s poverty here in Canada?” It’s a complex question, with a lot to consider, but in many ways, it can be answered quite simply, too: Why not both? At Compassion, our expertise is global poverty. We’re so thankful for partners in […]
5 ways to help kids cope with lockdown
Lockdown can be tough on kids in a lot of ways. Here are five tips to help your kids cope and thrive during these periods of isolation.
16 moments to make you smile during quarantine
At a time when scrolling the news can feel like navigating landmines of anxiety, take a breather. Enjoy these 16 sweet, funny and beautiful moments featuring Compassion children around the world.
Songs, sketches and scriptures to bring peace in hard times
Take a peaceful break and allow music, art and scripture to minister to you.
This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters
Think your letters don’t matter? Think again—Lizbeth values her sponsor’s letters so much that she memorizes them! When we look at the big picture of the life of a child living in poverty, writing a letter can feel like we’re not doing enough. Filling a page with words seems trivial next to an empty belly […]
10 Instagram accounts to follow to help shift your perspective on the world
Who we follow on social media greatly shapes what our feeds are telling us about the world. Here are a few Instagram accounts to follow to infuse some inspiring and counter-cultural perspective into your feed: 1. @helenmanson What your feed gains: Beautiful photos and compelling stories of life in Uganda and travels around the world from […]
What is your Instagram feed telling you about the world?
In this article: What the Bible says about how we use our eyes and what it means in the world of Instagram. The way that social media heightens our ability to get caught in ‘the comparison trap.’ How to shape what you see on your Instagram feed for better perspective on the world. ____ I […]
Pastor Darío is an unassuming man with a friendly presence and a warm smile. He may not draw much attention in a crowd, but there’s something magnetic about the love he has for his community and his confidence in God’s faithfulness. Pastor Darío and his wife, Yeni, raised their three children in Etén, Peru, where […]