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Show and Tell

When I was in kindergarten, one of my favourite days was show-and-tell day. I’d get to bring in a toy (like my Super-Grover from Sesame Street) and tell my classmates all about why it was so awesome. In a way, the Christian faith is like that too. Throughout the Scriptures, we see this really interesting interaction between […]

date: October 23, 2012
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Why Does the Church Matter?

Before a new Compassion project opens its doors to eager children, it is given life through its local church. But what is it about the Church that makes its work so effective? The churches we build through minister to some of the poorest places in the world – their own communities. They face the same […]

date: September 10, 2012
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How Can I Pray for My Child?

“Give us this day our daily bread…” This simple line nestled in the middle of the Lord’s Prayer is comforting and familiar. But the notion of daily bread is often overlooked in a culture where food is as available as it is plentiful. There’s food on the table, clothing on our backs, money in our […]

date: September 6, 2012
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Links to “Why do you have to talk about Jesus?”

“Why do you have to talk about Jesus?”

“Why do you guys have to talk about Jesus—can’t you just help people?” I sat silently for a moment to collect my thoughts with my wife’s uncle Steve just across the table, his frustration evident. I’d recently joined Compassion’s staff and had just explained how our ministry works. Steve didn’t like what he’d heard. I […]

date: August 23, 2012
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