This first appeared on Compassion International's blog May 12, 2017 Karunia is one of kind in her village. She’s not one of kind because she was the first in the village to be born with Apert syndrome. And she’s not one of kind because she looks different than other little girls her age. She’s one … Continue reading Reblog: I Am Beautiful Like My Mother
We all want to be the hero. Deep down. If we're honest. It's why superhero movies do so well in the box office. Why the greatest stories all center around a hero's journey. Why every child dreams of flying or super strength or powers that will make them invincible, so they can save the world. … Continue reading What Does Compassion Look Like?
https://youtu.be/TCunuL58odQ Play the song. Close your eyes, and just listen. It's easy to forget. The love. The incomparable, immeasurable love of God. We focus on the hurt, the hate, the anger, the fear. We see the pain, and we ask "Does God really love us? All of us?" And I say, yes. Yes He does. … Continue reading Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us
This post first appeared on Craig Greenfield's blog on April 18, 2017. Brian Mullaney was a sterotypical ad man - a New York yuppie in an Armani suit with a gold rolex on his wrist. But when he hooked up with Operation Smile everything changed. The charity sends volunteer medical teams to places like Gaza, … Continue reading Reblog: So you want to change the world? Can you make this one sacrifice?
https://youtu.be/6QvX4CwSmwY I have to tell you something, I'm a pretty selfish person. Always have been. I know what you're thinking. You can see this coming from a mile away. I'm going to say that I was/am selfish, but that Jesus changed me. You're right. I am. There's still a lot to change, though. I'm still … Continue reading Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?