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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster
“Even though Compassion is not a disaster relief organization, the link between poverty and vulnerability to disaster is undeniable. As a result, Compassion staff and church partners are often the first ones on the ground in the wake of an emergency—ready and prepared to respond to the needs of children and their families.” – Compassion […]
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 […]
Read our new devotional for kids and families, Living out the Fruit of the Spirit!
Are you looking for a new devotional to do as a family or with elementary school-aged kids in your life? Do you want to discover what it looks like to live out the fruit of the Spirit? Our new Bible Reading Plan, Living Out the Fruit of the Spirit: For Kids + Families, was created just […]
New to Compassion? Start here!
Hey, friend! It’s so great to meet you. We’re excited to share more about our passion to help children and families overcome poverty. Since you’re new here, we wanted to introduce ourselves. We hope that here, you find a place where your gifts, passions and desire to do good belong. Simply put, we love Jesus. […]
What does Good Friday have for us in 2021?
Mass shootings. Heightened racism. Violence against women. Global pandemic. And as if the news stories that galvanize our collective attention aren’t enough, there are the staggering stories that simply aren’t being told, seemingly far too commonplace to warrant our attention: 88 million to 115 million people pushed into extreme poverty in 2020, bringing the total […]
What does the Bible say about social justice?
February 20th is World Day of Social Justice. As a child development organization, we love to champion days like today! We also know that the social justice we seek day in and day out is rooted in something much deeper than cultural movements or online trends. The social justice we seek is deeply rooted in Jesus.
Read our new devotional, Hope Amidst Hardship, now on the Bible App
Are you facing a season of difficulty in your life? Are you finding it hard to cling to hope as the world around you feels like it’s constantly shifting? Our new Bible Reading Plan, Hope Amidst Hardship, was written just for you, and it is now available on the YouVersion Bible App. More: Scroll down […]