Matt Chandler is the Pastor of The Village Church in Dallas, Texas. His family sponsor two Compassion children, and he has recently written a new book, The Explicit Gospel.
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I have been really inspired by the Paralympics. Some of the background stories of these incredible athletes are testimonies of amazing courage and willpower. It’s possible to make comparisons to the children we serve who are born into poverty and struggle to break free from the chains that hold them down. Emilda’s story is no exception…
Paul and Christine are the leaders of St Mark’s Battersea Rise in South London. Their congregation have partnered with Compassion for a number of years now, supporting projects in India, Ghana and Kenya. In this video they tell us why they continue to partner with us to see so many children released from poverty in Jesus’ […]
You may have heard the terrible news that Tropical Storm Isaac brought heavy rain and violent winds to the Caribbean island of Hispanolia on 24 and 25 August.
We’ve already seen the moment when Attilá met his sponsors of 14 years. (Click here to watch it again.) Here’s his final letter to them at the end of the sponsorship programme when he thought that it may just be the last farewell to his lifelong friends. Little did he know…!
Yesterday we brought you the amazing moment that Attilá met his sponsors of 14 years. We grabbed a few minutes with Attilá and Mr and Mrs Winters to ask them what it was like meeting each other for the first time.
When Attilá Sá from Brazil knew he would be in Europe this summer he was determined to make his dream come true and visit his sponsors in England. Mr and Mrs Winters had been faithful sponsors of Attilá for 14 years to the point of his graduation from Compassion so this was going to be an unforgettable moment.
Compassion’s Leadership Development Programme is all about equipping young, talented individuals to be the leaders of tomorrow. One way in which we go about achieving this is to outline 12 principles that make up a godly leader. We asked a current LDP student, Ireen from Kenya, what these principles were…
Everything Compassion does it underpinned by prayer. We pray for our work in the UK, our partner fundraising countries and of course the children and staff in the countries we work in. We believe that prayer moves the Hand that moves the world and we also believe that you can never have too much of it, […]
To celebrate our exciting tour with Graham Kendrick and Tony Campolo later this year, we’re giving you the chance to enter our competition to win A PAIR OF TICKETS to one of the nights on their tour, a copy of Tony Campolo’s new book , as well as Graham Kendrick’s CD, ‘Very Best of Graham Kendrick’.