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Links to Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher

Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher

All across the country parents are pulling out backpacks, replacing too-small running shoes, and wracking their brains for lunchbox combinations that won’t come home rejected. Teachers are setting up lessons and desks, preparing for the rush of noise, questions and energy that will wake their slumbering schoolrooms. It’s back-to-school time. It’s no secret that we […]

date: September 1, 2021
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Links to “Love your Neighbour”: When kids learn what it means to step up for one another

“Love your Neighbour”: When kids learn what it means to step up for one another

Guest post by Halina Rose, teacher and Compassion volunteer from Québec. June is a good time to celebrate teachers! Possibly because we don’t have to see them until September… As a teacher, I don’t take this personally. I need the break too! In fact, the last six weeks of school are enough to bring many teachers to […]

date: June 23, 2021
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Links to For my daughter’s future

For my daughter’s future

My daughter was born to a father beset by big and small challenges in a world replete with all manner of injustice. From my struggles with depression and persistent numbness in my intimacy with God, I had no real hope of being the father I had always wanted my daughter to have. By every measure, I felt unfit. Yet somehow, I immediately gained a refreshed perspective about life in general, and about myself. I realized that despite my brokenness, God still entrusted me to the privilege of being my daughter’s father. In his typically gentle and patient ways, he helped me to see that I could be a good father to my daughter by pausing and remembering how good he had always been to me.

date: June 18, 2021
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Links to Summer camp ministry in a pandemic: Thinking different and doing something new

Summer camp ministry in a pandemic: Thinking different and doing something new

At Compassion, we love Jesus, kids and the local church. We’re so thankful for the wide variety of organizations across Canada and around the world who share our passion for Christ, children and church. Today, we’re excited to share a glimpse into the story of one of those like-minded organizations: Green Bay Bible Camp in […]

date: April 27, 2021
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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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Links to For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

Recently, Compassion’s Ministry Relations Regional Manager for the Greater Toronto Area, Aimee Esparaz, wrote this article about the global church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for Vancouver Chinese Christian Short-Term Mission Training Centre‘s Truth Monthly magazine. The article was published in both English and Chinese in the November 2020 issue of Truth Monthly (find Aimee’s article […]

date: November 24, 2020
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Links to Worship in the time of COVID-19

Worship in the time of COVID-19

In June 2020, Compassion partnered with Canadian worship leader and songwriter, Brooke Nicholls, and her husband Steve in their project, Worship Online—a venture to bring pre-recorded worship sets to churches across Canada and beyond who do not have the capacity to have their own worship team during the pandemic. Today, Brooke shares with us more about her heart behind the project and her desire for Canadians to worship God freely, even in a pandemic.

date: October 22, 2020
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Links to Choosing compassionate generosity one day at a time

Choosing compassionate generosity one day at a time

Compassion volunteer Andrea shares about her transformative journey of radical compassion and generosity

date: October 20, 2020
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Links to A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

This trip was eye-opening, heart-breaking, mission-inspiring and partnership-affirming.

date: February 20, 2020
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