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Compassion Canada’s board of directors is made up of an incredible group of leaders who give their time to serve in the important role of directing and protecting our organization. They recently had the opportunity to visit Colombia on their first trip as a board in more than three years. Compassion Canada board member Dr. […]
All of us are affected by rising costs of living as well as complications from recent world events. But some regions of the world have been harder hit than others. Haiti has experienced devastating earthquakes, political unrest and a deepening food crisis. Canadians have reached out with compassion to help. But have you ever wondered […]
Guest post by Compassion volunteer Andrea Nwabuike As a child of immigrants, I had the pleasure of attending my parents’ Canadian citizenship ceremony. I was an argumentative and strong-willed toddler so when the judge told me that my parents and I were all Canadians, I firmly disagreed. “I’m not Canadian, I’m Nigerian.” The judge tried […]
The first-person story and encouragement below are offered by Compassion International’s President and CEO, Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado. It was originally published by Compassion International. ____ Anxiety. It’s something that many of us have experienced in our lives—and perhaps especially over the past year. It’s something that children in poverty—and their caregivers, too—are forced to face […]
Here at Compassion, we are passionate about ensuring the most vulnerable in our world have access to clean water. According to the UN, one in three people do not have access to safe drinking water. Clean water is essential to life and therefore, is a human right that all people should be afforded. The need […]
All across the country, parents are pulling out backpacks, replacing too-small running shoes, and wracking their brains for lunchbox combinations that won’t come home rejected. Teachers are setting up lessons and desks, preparing for the rush of noise, questions and energy that will wake their slumbering schoolrooms. It’s back-to-school time. It’s no secret that we […]
Guest post by Halina Rose, teacher and Compassion volunteer from Québec. June is a good time to celebrate teachers! Possibly because we don’t have to see them until September… As a teacher, I don’t take this personally. I need the break too! In fact, the last six weeks of school are enough to bring many teachers to […]
My daughter was born to a father beset by big and small challenges in a world replete with all manner of injustice. From my struggles with depression and persistent numbness in my intimacy with God, I had no real hope of being the father I had always wanted my daughter to have. By every measure, I felt unfit. Yet somehow, I immediately gained a refreshed perspective about life in general, and about myself. I realized that despite my brokenness, God still entrusted me to the privilege of being my daughter’s father. In his typically gentle and patient ways, he helped me to see that I could be a good father to my daughter by pausing and remembering how good he had always been to me.
At Compassion, we love Jesus, kids and the local church. We’re so thankful for the wide variety of organizations across Canada and around the world who share our passion for Christ, children and church. Today, we’re excited to share a glimpse into the story of one of those like-minded organizations: Green Bay Bible Camp in […]
A guest post from Word Made Digital’s Joanna la Fleur on digital communications in a time of pandemic. We have the best news. Practical tutorials on how to share it!