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Links to Is sponsorship a band-aid solution to helping kids in poverty?

Is sponsorship a band-aid solution to helping kids in poverty?

Our mission at Compassion is to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. Maybe you’ve heard this and asked what exactly does that mean? Releasing kids from poverty—that is easier said than done! And doing it in Jesus’ name? That is a big claim, you might think. And we would say yes, you are right! […]

date: August 18, 2022
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Links to Martin’s story: A life of service and giving back

Martin’s story: A life of service and giving back

One of the beautiful things about children is their pure and contagious joy. Their ability to see goodness and experience happiness in the small, seemingly insignificant things around them. Childhood naivety can be a gift from God, especially when the circumstances surrounding a child’s life are not the best. It’s as if the harsher realities […]

date: June 2, 2022
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Links to A Heart of Service: a 3-day reading plan, now on the YouVersion Bible App.

A Heart of Service: a 3-day reading plan, now on the YouVersion Bible App.

God has blessed everyone with gifts and talents. What has God put on your heart, and how can you use those things to serve others? Our new 3-day Bible reading plan, A Heart of Service, was written to help you think deeply about these questions and find inspiration. It is now available on the YouVersion […]

date: May 18, 2022
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Links to How a Compassion centre made Easter come alive

How a Compassion centre made Easter come alive

Easter Sunday is a day that believers all around the world wake up to celebrate the greatest news of all—He is risen! Although we’re not quite sure all believers wake up quite as early as Raya and her friends in Indonesia. For them, Easter Sunday is full of joy and starts at dawn. This is […]

date: April 12, 2022
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Links to How sponsorship helped grow Esther’s faith in God

How sponsorship helped grow Esther’s faith in God

As an adult, prayer can be difficult. Failed expectations, painful experiences and the suffering we see in the world around us can harden our hearts towards praying to God. How can we turn towards God with our hands and hearts held open when the darkness around us seems so heavy to bear? In times of […]

date: March 16, 2022
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Links to Praying for Ukraine: standing for peace

Praying for Ukraine: standing for peace

As advocates for children and the poor, we know the most vulnerable always suffer the most when conflict erupts. In addition to the obvious risk of lost lives, military conflict can also disrupt food and water distribution channels, interfere with access to medical care, eliminate jobs, destroy infrastructure, interrupt education and tear families apart. We […]

date: March 3, 2022
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Links to Black History Month: What the early African Church can teach us about theology, faith and generosity

Black History Month: What the early African Church can teach us about theology, faith and generosity

As a Black Christian woman, reconciling my faith with the painful not-so-distant history of colonization, slavery and oppression of Africans all supposedly in Jesus’ name, has not been easy to do growing up. For many of my Black brothers and sisters in Christ, the history of Christianity and racism can be even harder to bear […]

date: February 11, 2022
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Links to An invitation to prayer: Let us anchor our hearts to God’s truth as we head into 2022

An invitation to prayer: Let us anchor our hearts to God’s truth as we head into 2022

As we end this year and usher in a new one, our hearts are filled with excitement and great hope. And if there’s anything we have learned during these uncertain times, it’s that no matter what we may have faced in the last year or what the days ahead in the new year may bring, […]

date: December 28, 2021
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Links to The Nativity imagined by children: a family experience on Christmas Eve

The Nativity imagined by children: a family experience on Christmas Eve

Imagination is a great learning tool. And kids are imagination experts! This Christmas Eve, we invite you to lean into a child’s perspective of the Christmas story. Follow along with these Compassion kids from Kenya as they reenact the Nativity narrative and infuse it with their culture and tradition. Read the Scriptures that capture the […]

date: December 20, 2021
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Links to An Advent invitation to unwrap every good gift in Jesus

An Advent invitation to unwrap every good gift in Jesus

In the Bible, many awaited the coming of the Messiah, but there were those who pressed into fervent faith and prayer until they saw Him. Such was the story of Simeon, a man who had been told by the Holy Spirit that He would live to see the promised Messiah (Luke 2: 25-27). There was […]

date: December 20, 2021
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