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Do children have to be Christian to be in Compassion’s program?
As a Christian ministry, we get this question frequently. But the idea that we only serve Christian children couldn’t be farther from the truth! Our goal is to serve and empower local churches around the world to effectively minister to children and families living in poverty—regardless of their religious beliefs. What do we mean by […]
Dessert and a devotion: taste and see that the Lord is good!
Do you want an easy, delicious treat from the Dominican Republic to share with your family, along with a devotional to remind them of the Lord’s goodness? These coconut kisses are a favourite treat in Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands. We hope you and your family enjoy this treat as much as sponsored children in the Dominican Republic do! […]
The excellent news about poverty…that nobody knows
A new report produced by the Barna Group in partnership with Compassion highlights the good news about global poverty that very few people are aware of. In the report, entitled The Good News About Global Poverty, Barna polled U.S. adults on their perceptions, beliefs, concerns and action regarding global poverty. What they found is reason to […]
Thai cave rescue: Christians gather to pray and praise God
After the dramatic events now known as the Thai cave rescue, Christians from all around the Chiang Rai District of northern Thailand gathered on Sunday, July 22, 2018 to praise God for the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach. One member of the team is a Compassion-assisted youth. The majority of the soccer team participated […]
What does it mean to help children in Jesus’ name?
If you have ever looked at Compassion’s logo, you might have noticed that our tagline states, “releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.” You might wonder, what exactly does it mean to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name? For more than 60 years, Compassion has worked to develop children into all God intends them […]
Why help people in other countries when there is poverty in our own?
Working for a non-profit that helps children living in poverty around the world, I have often heard the question, “Why help people in other countries when there are plenty of people in poverty right here?” It’s a good question, and an important one. Our time and resources are finite, yet there seems to be infinite […]
I think Canadians are compassionate because…
In this year of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary as a Confederation, we’ve been thinking of all the things we love about this great land. We are proud of our country for so many reasons, and one that resonates especially strongly here at Compassion is Canadians’—you guessed it—compassion! In the 2016 World Giving Report, which surveys […]
8 Reasons Why Your Family Should Do Step Into My Shoes
There is a lot of brokenness, pain, poverty and suffering in our world. Raising a young family in the midst of it all can be scary, intimidating and challenging—never mind talking to your kids about all of that brokenness. Where would we even start? How could we ever help our children understand when we hardly […]
I look out the bus and to my left, I see the ocean flash its shades of turquoise and blue. On my right, lush, green hills. Glory. Absolute, beautiful glory. I imagine the Garden of Eden couldn’t have looked much different than Haiti. Then the pristine landscape is interrupted by shacks and dirt. Mounds of […]
On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples […]