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Father hugs his baby girl in his arms.

From drug addict to devoted dad

When you see Henry’s open smile and hear him laugh with joy—which is often—you would never suspect the dark past that held him captive before he knew Jesus. But this father of three bears deep scars from the suffering endured at the hands of a drug addiction. Henry’s life has been a struggle since the […]

date: June 13, 2019
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Can the Enneagram help you respond to poverty?

If you are like most Christians, you are likely no stranger to the Enneagram personality test, a growing trend amongst many Christian communities. If you haven’t heard yet, here’s the scoop: The Enneagram is a personality typing tool that outlines nine basic personality types that people generally fall under. It’s an ancient tool that describes […]

date: May 16, 2019
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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 […]

date: February 28, 2019
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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 […]

date: September 7, 2016
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An eternal difference

Story and photos by Richard Pouteaux. From the time I was a little child, I watched the shows on TV that depicted children in need around the world. I realized that even though it might just be one child’s life, I could have an influence. Jesus had sown a seed in my heart. In 2004, I […]

date: April 2, 2013
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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 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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