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Reaching out

By Tonny Tunya, Field Communications Specialist, Indonesia The group of 15 teenagers look at each other with excitement. After two hours of travelling down gravel roads and grassy pathways they are nearly there. As part of the Compassion programme, these sponsored young people are taking part in a mission trip organized by Mau Hau Church. […]

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Your sponsored child’s education

By Sonya Hursey It’s no secret that access to education plays a vital role in releasing children from poverty and that’s why it’s a key component of our child development model. It’s important to point out though that the church-based projects themselves aren’t schools. Your sponsorship helps provide the school fees, uniforms and educational materials […]

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A life cut short but a legacy that lives on.

Paul Gray is husband to Wendy, dad to Nathan, Esther, Luke and Jonathan, and father-in-law to Abi. A member of Newcastle Christian Life Centre, Paul and his family sponsor 2 children with Compassion. —— I had worn that blue Compassion t-shirt before, but never had it felt like this. I remember an instance when, sitting […]

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What’s a RESPOND initiative?

“The water is now easy to get, we fetch clean water near our home. This is like a dream. We had never expected that we would have a solution to the water problem of the community. God is great! Our children used to bring water from afar and got too tired to do anything else. […]

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Kaka – keeping the faith

  One of the most famous Christians in sport, Kaka, talks to Sorted magazine about keeping the faith in the spotlight. You’ve had some incredible successes in your life, but how do you deal with your disappointments? I see disappointments as part of God’s plan. Because I think God really has a purpose for everything, and […]

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