Posts Tagged ‘Compassion International’

Find Out If Your Words Are This Powerful

At 10 years old, Nathalie carries herself with confidence and intelligence. She was the girl who knew all the steps in her dance group, was chosen to speak in public about the progress of her class, and could intrigue you with one look of those dark eyes. You can tell she’s a special kid. Her story? Well… She shares a tiny home with nine family members. Her father was killed in a cross-fire between two… … Continue reading

4 Things About Honduras That Surprised Carlos & Joy

Some of these things will definitely surprise you! Others… maybe not so much. 😉 Hear from Carlos and Joy about their trip to Honduras with Compassion International and see why they walked away surprised.   Interested in sponsoring a child in families like these? We dare you to take a look. … Continue reading

DARE TO CARE FOR OUR FEATURED CHILD TODAY

Could you be the one to change their life forever? As you exchange letters, send photos and offer encouragement in Jesus’ name, your love will bring hope to a child that will last a lifetime. Which child will you choose to sponsor? CLICK OR CALL 877-919-2559. … Continue reading

What to Do When the World Seems More Wrong Than Right

Ok, let’s get real for a second. There’s a lot of awful things happening in the world right now. The “wrong” we see on a daily basis can be overwhelming. If you’re listening to WAY-FM this week, you’ll hear a lot about the “wrong” of poverty – some pretty devastating  and awful poverty – in the world right now. It’s a serious part of the wrong that won’t ever seem to go away. But we… … Continue reading

Dare to Care Honduras: Pure Joy

The word of the day today would have to be joy. We went to a Compassion project where the pastor exuded joy and these children benefited greatly from his faith and joy. What is so amazing about his joy, is that when you see all that surrounds him, you would think: what does he have to be joyous about? He is surrounded by people struggling to survive and while that could be exhausting he refused… … Continue reading

The One Question About God That I Cannot Answer

She started to tear up as she said, “He was murdered.” We were gathered in the front of Catalina’s small home surrounding by an old fence with barbed wire on the top. Just one more example of the dangerous community that Catalina and her family live in. Catalina is a grandmother who solely cares for her four grandchildren. Their mother left them when they were young and Catalina’s was sharing that her son was murdered… … Continue reading

Dare to Care Honduras: Hug it Out

If you ever feel the need to be loved just visit a Compassion project in Honduras. We were greeted with huge hugs and even bigger smiles. A simple sign on their wall serves as a constant reminder to these kids that they are loved by God, even when the world around them is not so pretty. When was the last time you were simply thankful To God for one more day of life. Could you… … Continue reading

What Compassion Looks Like

Why are we doing this? Why are we REALLY doing this? What difference could we possibly make? Those are just some of the questions I had going into this week here in Honduras. I gotta admit answers didn’t come as quickly as I would have liked either. We landed on Monday, had lunch with the local Compassion International team members here in Honduras, got shuttled to our hotel and called it a day. As I… … Continue reading

Dare to Care Honduras: Bekah meets Angie

I am not positive, but I think I sat on a child. Today was another great adventure in Honduras where we met some Amazing kids, and Bekah got to meet her sponsor child. So now I turn the blog over to Bekah to tell you about it. A week ago, I was standing in the toy aisle trying to figure out what kind of doll to buy for our brand new sponsor child Angie. I… … Continue reading

The Day that Joy Will Never Forget

“This is Sury!” Those words would be the beginning of a day that I will never forget. I looked down to see a tiny girl with a sweet face staring up at me holding a sign that said my name! I just started to sponsor Sury a few weeks ago through Compassion International. I’ve never had a child of my own, but I imagine it feels a bit like I felt as soon as I… … Continue reading