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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.
COVID-19 has taken a toll on the health of millions of people around the world. And under the weight of the fear and unknown, many, like young Fetire, have also suffered with their mental health—dealing in silence with feelings that suffocate.
As God started to breathe new life into her faith, Robin started to feel a shift in her calling. Though she had stepped into a new unknown adventure in her career, she started to sense God planting new dreams inside her heart again—dreams that would combine her love for creativity, for Jesus and for the marginalized.
Content warning: This article includes mention of violence that some readers may find disturbing. We recommend that you read with discretion. ____ As 16-year-old Sarah approached the compound where her family lives, she was intercepted by her frantic mother, Zuri. “What are you doing here?” Zuri said. “Go back!” In that moment, Sarah knew she […]
The impact of crises is never gender-neutral—and COVID-19 is no exception. Here’s why women, especially mothers, are bearing the brunt of the fallout.
Despite their varied contexts, the leaders of Compassion’s ministry in the 25 countries where we work share many things in common, too. They are committed followers of Jesus. They value our local church partners. They work hard to see children released from poverty. And this past year, they had to adapt quickly to changing realities […]
COVID-19 has caused serious disruptions to education everywhere. But innovative thinking has also led to some pretty creative solutions around the globe.
In the slums of Burkina Faso, new mother Florence was forced to watch helplessly as a disease took her son’s sight. As a single mother living in poverty, she was unable to afford a visit to the doctor, and Kader lost his vision just before his fifth birthday. “I was powerless and felt desperate as […]
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 […]
As we welcome the new year, are you resolving to live more simply, in order to love more fully? Are you seeking a less cluttered, less hurried life, so you can focus on what really matters? Our new Bible Reading Plan, Living Simply, Loving Fully, was written for you, and it is now available on […]