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How can I connect with my sponsored child during a pandemic?

Porch visits, Zoom calls and socially distant coffee in parking lots. Connecting with each other during COVID-19 hasn’t been easy. And when it comes to our relationship with our sponsored children, connecting may seem even harder. But though letter deliveries may be slower, the need for your sponsored child to feel your love and support is not! Here are three ways to connect with your sponsored child, even during a global pandemic.

date: August 20, 2020
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A helpful road map for the restless heart

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.

date: August 13, 2020
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Jesus people in a culture of distraction

We are a culture of people with fast-paced lives and a lot vying for our attention. Moving at high speed has become our norm. But what is all this distraction doing to the spiritual lives of Jesus followers?

date: July 9, 2020
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How to use your spiritual gifts in the time of COVID-19

Life looks drastically different in this season, as does church, ministry and so much more. The way you normally use your spiritual gifts has more than likely been interrupted. But as the world weathers crisis and subsequently changes, it is so important for Christians to be in tune with the Holy Spirit and bring Spirit-filled […]

date: May 28, 2020
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5 (more) free family activities for summer in self-isolation

From free at-home VBS content and kid’s magazines to wilderness scavenger hunts and gratitude walks. We’ve got you covered for family-friendly, faith-building and free summer activities to make the most of your summer in quarantine outdoors. Take a look!

date: May 27, 2020
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Quotes to inspire a compassionate lifestyle

As Christ-followers, we hold close to our hearts the call to be people of compassion and love. And even though we are in isolation, and our methods may need to change, the call still remains. Some days it can be difficult and even discouraging to mourn the ways we used to be able to serve […]

date: May 21, 2020
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QUIZ: Which Compassion resource should you engage with during quarantine?

If you’re looking for something new to engage with, why not try one of Compassion’s resources?

date: May 21, 2020
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The Enneagram and self-care during social isolation

More than ever, it’s important to maintain our emotional health so we can be filled to overflow, and ultimately, thrive in Christ. Take a look at some of our suggestions for self-care and spiritual formation based on your Enneagram type!

date: April 30, 2020
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Good news stories: Ecuador

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Ecuador has declared a national health emergency. The government has taken measures never seen before in the country, including national curfews and quarantine. Compassion Ecuador has temporarily ceased all activities at all Compassion centres. But despite the closures, pastors, centre directors and Compassion staff continue to […]

date: April 16, 2020
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A contemplative Easter at home: prayers, songs and reflections

Despite what you may be feeling at a time like this, we want to invite you to join us in leaning in this Easter—into the heaviness, the loss and the fear. To bring it as an offering to our resurrected King, who has indeed conquered death and fear. Gather your family, light a candle and pour a warm drink. Join us for an at-home Easter celebration.

date: April 9, 2020
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