How can anyone say no to this?

I had a blog post all planned for today, but that's going to have to wait. There is something much more important that I must talk about. I know I have talked about Compassion a lot lately but this time I can't help it.And seriously? How can anyone say no to this ...Thiago is five... Continue Reading →

Kingdom Coming

Shaun Groves is a passionate advocate for Compassion. He wrote the song Kingdom Coming as a result of his experiences with the poor. You can download it below. For free. No strings attached. You should. It's a very good song.


Today is my 8th anniversary at Compassion.Eight years. It's hard to believe I've worked here for almost a third of my life. It's getting the point where it's hard to remember life before Compassion, actually.A little background for you ...I spent the last semester of college living in downtown Chicago. I was an intern in... Continue Reading →

Hope and Change

I've heard the words "hope" and "change" used more times in the last few months than any other time in my life. There are a lot of people in this country counting on our new president to follow through on his promises for a better future. I will certainly be praying that he leads us... Continue Reading →


Did you know there is a food crisis going on? If you didn't, it's okay. We're pretty insulated from suffering here. I was happily ignorant of it until a month ago when I started my new job. Now it's my responsibility to understand what's going on. And it's breaking my heart.If you are brave enough,... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Update

So. It's been a few days. But I have some news for you ...1. This is Hawaii week! (Ok, that's not news. I've already blabbed about it enough.) I've been checking the weather online daily, and although it's supposed to rain a lot while we're there, they keep adding more and more sunny days. WOOHOO!... Continue Reading →

He Knows Your Name

Want to see what Compassion looks like lived out?This is one of our artists from Compassion Netherlands meeting his sponsored boy.Get your kleenex ready ...Sponsor a child.


I have a new post on the Compassion Blog.It's about me and the little guy I sponsor, Youvens.

The Compassion Blog

So. Have you heard that Compassion recently launched a blog? It's just getting going, but I think it's going to be a really cool thing! Posts will be written by a variety of people ... our leadership, headquarters staff, field staff, and maybe even some formerly sponsored students!So check it. Here's my first official post.And... Continue Reading →

Take a Poverty Quiz

A few of you have asked what I do at Compassion. Things are always changing here, so that's hard to answer, but for the past couple years I've been working on the Advocacy team. Our job is to educate people in the U.S. about children in poverty. I wrote this quiz. Take it and let... Continue Reading →

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