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Before we get to the cross on Good Friday, let’s pause and spend some time in the temple. Sometimes on our blog, we take a break from program updates and inspiring stories to reflect on why we do what we do. At Easter, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, which is also a great time […]
The humanity of Jesus is more relevant than ever this Christmas
The Christmas story is truly miraculous. So miraculous that we spend the whole Advent season marvelling at its reality. We ponder the accounts of lowly shepherds, wise magi, a young first-time mother and her humble husband. Angels come in glory and in dreams, a new star shines over the little town of Bethlehem and a […]
How a Compassion centre made Easter come alive
Easter Sunday is a day that believers all around the world wake up to celebrate the greatest news of all—He is risen! Although we’re not quite sure all believers wake up quite as early as Raya and her friends in Indonesia. For them, Easter Sunday is full of joy and starts at dawn. This is […]
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 […]
Black History Month: What the early African Church can teach us about theology, faith and generosity
As a Black Christian woman, reconciling my faith with the painful not-so-distant history of colonization, slavery and oppression of Africans all supposedly in Jesus’ name, has not been easy to do growing up. For many of my Black brothers and sisters in Christ, the history of Christianity and racism can be even harder to bear […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]