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Canadians are generous people! At Compassion Canada, we see that firsthand, especially in December. When the snow starts falling, we also see a flurry of charitable donations. With these gifts, we can help more children to be released from poverty in Jesus’ name and change the communities in which they live. This year, we’ve all […]
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 […]
At Compassion, everything we do to serve children in poverty is driven by our local church partners in the communities where we work. We love the Church—it’s one of the first things you’ll learn about us when we introduce ourselves. And that’s not just limited to the 25 countries where we work. Our love for […]
An interview with Infectious Disease Specialist and Compassion Board Member Dr. Andrew Johnson
Jennifer Adkins shares about what makes her excited about the future of Compassion Canada as the organization navigates the pandemic and how the possibility of loving someone as yourself can shape the work for the long term.
“Even though COVID-19 has changed the way we do business and attend our daily lives,” notes Dr. Marie Geschwandtner, “Compassion is well-positioned to continue to fulfill its mission releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.” Read the full interview.
Award-winning author James K. A. Smith recently connected with Compassion Canada to chat about his latest book on St. Augustine to discuss why ancient wisdom is important for the contemporary journey of faith, and why tangible ministry to children in extreme poverty is important.
Chelsea Amber is a Juno-nominated singer/songwriter who has toured Canada and the USA. Compassion Canada’s Managing Editor connected with the musician to discuss her music, sharing hope in the midst of a pandemic, and why she serves as an Ambassador for Compassion Canada.
Karen Stiller of Ottawa and Bill Fledderus of Hamilton are both senior editors at Faith Today: Canada’s Christian Magazine, one of the country’s longest-running multi-denominational magazines. They recently spoke with Compassion Canada’s Managing Editor, Andrew Kooman, about the importance of religious journalism in Canada and how Faith Today connects and champions the Canadian church.
We spoke with NHL family and Compassion sponsors, James and April Reimer, about making the most of the summer after James, who plays goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes, is done the busy NHL season.