This first appeared on Compassion International's blog on January 20, 2017. Ironic. We believe the solution to making poverty history in our world begins with our children. Invest in their development, give them the right tools, and empower them to become history makers and world changers themselves. What better way to start off 2017 than … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Reblog – Who is Making History in the World of Poverty?
Enough. It's a tricky word. It implies a limit, a goal reached, or the end of effort. Yes, it can also simply mean that the effort is not in vain. It's in the murky waters of that last attribute that we lose ourselves. Am I doing enough? Do my efforts make a difference? Does any … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday: Is it Enough?
This post first appeared on Compassion International's Blog on March 15, 2016: “My passion is to rescue and save other people’s lives,” said 19-year-old Jonathan. Jonathan is an alumnus of the Amor Viviente Child Sponsorship Program in Honduras, and has been able to achieve his dream as a result of being registered in the program. … Continue reading Compassion Wednesday Reblog: I Want to Be a Firefighter!
This first appeared on Compassion Internationals Blog on Aug 21, 2015. It's well worth the reblog today. The room was packed, occupied by some of the most inspiring Christian leaders I’ve met from across the continent of Africa. I began my afternoon presentation in Ethiopia with a movie trailer for a new documentary, Poverty, Inc., … Continue reading Reblog: ‘Poverty, Inc.’: The Global Poverty Industry
I'm taking a small break from my free writing story The Experiment today. Heard the song in the video below on the radio today (no, not the first time, but it always speaks to me when I do hear it). Just want to apologize for any advertisement that might come up before the video starts … Continue reading The Least of These