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Imagine this: Your tray table is folded up and you are fidgeting on the cramped fabric seat you were assigned. You tuck your elbows in, glue your knees together and lean towards the small window to your right. Take-off was a little bumpy, but now you just have the buzz of the airplane jets humming […]
“Five…four…three…two…one…” We count down the last moments of the year before the confetti flies, and we shout, “Happy New Year!” Isn’t it ironic that we often don’t give a second thought to those last few moments of the year during our countdown to the next? What makes a countdown meaningful? Even if you don’t countdown […]
It’s rowdy. There’s a rhythmic clopping from heavy hooves. The dust kicks up to kiss the dry air. In and out— there’s heavy breathing from an exhausted, overwhelmed girl. The sound of villagers rushing up and down the streets crescendos into the heat of the day. Doors slam, bellowing voices shout, “No room!” It’s unassuming. […]
When it comes to giving a gift, it has always been the thought that counts! This year, why not show the ones you love that you are not only thinking about them, but also the environmental and ethical impact that giving has by giving a socially conscious gift this Christmas. We love that Canadians are […]
With the Christmas season quickly approaching, there is no better way to share the good news of Jesus than to share the beauty of the Scriptures. We put together 24 powerful and encouraging Bible verses that you can include in your Christmas cards to your loved ones and to the child you sponsor this Christmas. […]
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 […]
It happens to all of us. We pick out the perfect gift for someone, wrap it up and deliver it with lots of love. Then, time passes and you wonder… Did my gift have an impact? It is a joy to know the gifts we give have made an impact. We know it is no […]
Protecting children matters. It doesn’t take much convincing to agree on that. Protection and security are essential for children to thrive, so they are a core need that Compassion seeks to address for every child in our program. We could go as far as saying it is essential to the mission of releasing kids from […]
Our new Advent devotional, Every Good Gift, available as both a 5-day version and a 28-day version, is now available on the YouVersion Bible App! Read now Written by Compassion Canada writers Alyssa Esparaz, Rebekah Malbrecht and Rayo Adegoke, these two devotionals invite you to spend your Advent season unwrapping every good gift that comes […]
We pray that hearing the story of our Saviour’s birth from the mouths of children would bring you much-needed joy, laughter and hope this Christmas.