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Unexpected By-Products

By Dominic De Souza @dnldesouza  Senior Leader, Letchworth Garden City Church (LGCC) I wouldn’t want to imply that we should focus on what we might receive when we give to others. That said, I have noticed some wonderful and unsought after by-products as more and more members of the local church that I lead have […]

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Why Compassion and why the local church?

By Richard James, Christ Church Cockfosters As the Vicar of an Anglican evangelical church in north London looking for a way for a local church like ours to make a difference in the life of the poor, along with my wife Carole, I was very impressed by the work of Compassion. Not only is it […]

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Gustavo holding the cage of his parakeet

A Parakeet for Christmas?!

This is the story of the parakeet: everyone in the family knows that Gustavo loves pets. Gustavo is 10 years old and lives with his mother in a small house. He doesn’t have siblings, his parents never were married and his father was in prison until his recent release. (more…)

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Faith and Works

Taken from Gareth Robinson’s blog. ‘What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In […]

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Lady at food distribution

Church Partner Celebrates Gods Goodness after Typhoon Haiyan

Story and Photos by Edwin Estioko, Field Communications Specialist 17 November, 2013 – Banga Gospel Church holds its first worship service after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the central islands of the Philippines. A gasoline-powered generator lights up the church for the first time after the entire province sunk into darkness from the typhoon. “We are here […]

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The Typhoon wrecked his home completely.

By Edwin Estioko, PH Field Communications Specialist The city of Bogo was hit by Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, perhaps as badly as Tacloban and other provinces in Leyte and Eastern Samar. Compassion in the Philippines recently delivered the first round of relief goods to Christian and the other 148 children in Bogo and their […]

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