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How to pray for the global food crisis
2022 has been a year of an unparalleled global food crisis. According to the World Food Program, as many as 828 million people go to bed hungry every night. The number of those facing severe food insecurity continues to rise as countries teeter on the brink of famine. And for people already living in poverty, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dear Jesus-follower: The world needs your hope in 2021
Here’s the thing. This beautiful hope—hope that is not contingent on what happens in this world—is the best news there is. But the brokenness in this world often clouds it. Hope takes work. To cultivate it. To maintain it. To scatter and plant it. It’s hard work, but it’s worth it.
Read our new scripture-based prayer guide, Prayer for a Hurting World, now on the Bible App
Sometimes in our prayer life, when we’re at a loss for words, we can lean on the words of scripture to guide us. If you’re resolving to refresh your prayer life or find new ways to pray for the needs in our world, check out our new Bible Reading Plan, Prayer for a Hurting World, now […]