Articles Tagged 'Poverty'

Holding Jesus' Miracles in My Hands

Holding Jesus' Miracles in My Hands

Sometimes we get to touch what Jesus has done and it is breathtaking!

Phil Ware writes about Compassion international and seeing the incredible things God is doing through the projects in Fortaleza, Brazil using the help of sponsors and ground personnel to free children from poverty in Jesus' name.

There Are No Adequate Words

There Are No Adequate Words

There are not enough words to thank you for sharing in this grace!

Phil Ware talks about reaching the 1,000 sponsored child mark with Heartlight.org and verseoftheday.com and what a great mark this is to break.

The Sweet Grace of Opportunity

The Sweet Grace of Opportunity

What sweeter taste can there be than the taste of grace?

Phil Ware writes about four remarkable young women -- Karen, Melody, Annie, and Jinda -- and how Compassion and mission trips and Jesus have changed everything for them.

God's Grace in a Pumpkin

God's Grace in a Pumpkin

How can a pumpkin possibly mean so much?

Phil Ware writes part of a monthly series on his Compassion visit to Chiang Mai Thailand as Heartlight.org and Verseoftheday.com move closer to 1,000 sponsored children.

Diamonds in the Rough

Diamonds in the Rough

What can you find among the poor in Brazil?

This is a special report on Compassion International and the refocus on poorer areas of Brazil to help find diamonds in the rough, kids with great potential.

Sweet Redemption

Sweet Redemption

What does it mean to really be redeemed?

Phillip Morrison writes about Cristo Redentor, Christ the Redeemer, the statue and the work of Jesus, about the principle of redemption, and how Jesus saves us and redeems us.

God Is never Late

God Is never Late

It was in the midst of poverty that I learned God is never late,

An article reminding us that God is never late.

Why Faith Is an Answer to Prayer and Prayer Is an Answer to Faith

Why Faith Is an Answer to Prayer and Prayer Is an Answer to Faith

How is faith an answer to prayer?

Ann Voskamp reminds us that faith and prayer are a two street and the both are intertwined with each other and when this happens, grace, joy, and healing flow into Shalom, peace, wholeness and fullness of life.

Reunited

Reunited

Sometimes it take the unbelievable to shake up a believer.

The story of reuniting with my sponsored child.

Compassion in Colombia

Compassion in Colombia

Colombia is associated with violence, kidnappings and drugs but is also a place of hope for over 55,000 children.

A closer look at the work of Compassion International in Colombia.

From Surviving to Thriving

From Surviving to Thriving

My life has been forever changed — and thankfully, so has Edison's.

The Child Survival Program from Compassion International is making great strides for mothers and babies in Ecuador.

We Exist

We Exist

See how impoverished kids are becoming world-wide leaders.

Stories about Compassion International's leadership development program.

It's a Small World After All

It's a Small World After All

The Story of a sponsor meeting his child through Compassion International.

The Story of witnessing Lee Raney meeting his sponsored child through Compassion International.

A Fork in My Path

A Fork in My Path

...make me a fork, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me.

Ben Steed chronicles his trip with Compassion International to Ecuador.

Jesus Has What You Need

Jesus Has What You Need

You may need more than you think!

The church in Laodicea thought they had everything they needed. Jesus tells them they are destitute and need the things only he can give.

How Less Becomes More

How Less Becomes More

How in the world does having less mean having more?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that even in a season when folks have less than they are used to having, if they look they will actually find that they have more.

Don't Just Wish It!

Don't Just Wish It!

Ever gotten past just wishing for something?

Ron Rose talks about a real Secret Santa or two and reminds us that we can be a blessing to others and be one too.

The Least I Can Do?

The Least I Can Do?

How do we move beyond election partisanship to moral change?

Rob Woodfin challenges us to do more than vote and then wash our hands of the matters that afflict our time and culture.

We're Off!

We're Off!

Where are you going and why?

Phil Ware describes the bloggers' trip to Uganda and Compassion International and explains what it is about and the purpose of the trip.

Pincushion?

Pincushion?

Why in the world would Phil get nine shots in four weeks?

Phil Ware talks about his upcoming trip to Uganda with Compassion International and the opportunity to help children in poverty with the love of Jesus.

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Will we help others in the same way that Jesus did?

Will we help those who need it simply because we follow Jesus and because they need it with no strings attached?

Our Social Ills

Our Social Ills

What can cure the real problems in our souls?

Jesus is the only real answer that works in our world today.

The Lost Art of Giving Thanks

The Lost Art of Giving Thanks

When's the last time you felt the joy of being truly thankful?

We need to recover the lost art of giving thanks and there are some steps we can take to do just that.

Seek Me and Live

Seek Me and Live

What happens when a nation loses its way?

God convicts Israel because of her sin. We must pray not to be this nation.