I live quite close to London, so I often see tourists with cameras draped around their necks looking for the next picture to take. And I am sure we have all experienced the seemingly endless evening of being subjected to the latest holiday snaps from our family. What do these two things have in common?
Archive | June, 2012
Compassion began it’s ministry in Burkina Faso in 2004 and we are now serving over 27,000 children across the country. More than 50% of the population claim to be Islamic, while only 6% claim to be Evangelical Christians. What is Burkina Faso doing to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ?
Every now and then, Compassion will receive a report notifying us that a project has ceased operating. But sometimes it’s good news!
I am passionate about seeing tangible impacts that our child sponsorship has on the little ones we support, but over the years I’ve been working at Compassion I have heard countless testimonies of people saying how God has used sponsorship to transform them. Most of us never saw it coming.
As we continue to explore the images taken by children in the Compassion projects, we stop in the Philippines this week to ponder on this offering.
I am a sucker! I sponsor a bear, a dogs’ home and regularly find myself enticed into another pulled heart-string induced commitment to yet another furry beast cause.
Dhea Savitri Erwayani is a Compassion-assisted child from Indonesia and she is a special talent. A major part of Compassion’s ministry is to equip children to pursue their dreams and develop their talents and drawing is Dhea’s passion.
Recently, Compassion International ran a campaigjn to deliver water purification kits and hygeine training to the families of Compassion-assisted children all over the world. Here is a letter written by a mother of a Compassion child expressing her gratitude.
Today we remember the African child. Africa is a continent of breathtaking beauty and life, something, sadly, only a few of its children will ever get to experience. Compassion exists to give African children the hope of a better future.
I am someone who needs to know what I am doing ahead of time. I like to have a plan, and I like to stick to that plan. This means that my life is pretty much ruled by lists. Lists of things I need to plan, lists of things I need to complete, and lists […]