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Born to Overcome

Today is a big day. We received news that our first sponsored child Tuhame Edson graduated from the Compassion program in Uganda, completed his Vocational Training and is about to begin a new season. 10 years of sponsorship… I remember walking up to a Compassion stand in 2005. My eyes locked on the face of […]

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Two stories from our sponsors

A couple of weeks ago we launched stories@compassionuk.org for sponsors to share encouragements and highlights from their sponsorship. Here are two stories which Sandra and Rachel kindly shared with us! Read and be inspired… Dear Compassion, This is a picture of my Dad holding the picture of my formerly sponsored child Christian and his brother Chito […]

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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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More Than a Cliché

This evening I watched Blood Diamond for the first time. I’d been meaning to watch it for a while, but kept finding reasons not to: work, travel, church, leisure activities, anything I could think of to avoid watching it. Perhaps I was trying to avoid the inevitable violence, perhaps I couldn’t stand the thought of […]

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Be True To Yourself

A couple of weeks back, my heart sank a little when I heard that the Girl Guide association of Australia had chosen to drop the commitment to God from the Girl Guide promise and replace it with a pledge to “be true to myself”. It got me thinking about those words, “be true to myself,” […]

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