Bibles for Iran

By | Bibles for Iran, Iran

At the start of the year, we set a goal for 2015 to smuggle over 30,000 Bibles into the nation of Iran, one of the most hostile nations towards Christianity.  This is a big goal for us and a huge step toward our 100,000 Bible target.

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Bond of Unity

By | Spiritual Development

The road to transformation begins where prayer and action meet. 1st Corinthians 13 gives a list of love’s attributes. There is one I’d like to draw our attention to and when applied to our lives and the decisions we make as organizations, will help us walk in a spirit of…

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Iraq Progress Update

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

Recently I was on a call with one of our main co-workers in Kurdistan, Pastor John, who was giving me an update on how World Compassion’s relief outreaches were going among refugees. While we talked, I got a clearer picture of what many of these refugees continue to face every…

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Exciting Expectations

By | Spiritual Development

Have you ever had the feeling something good was coming, even if you couldn’t pinpoint what it was or how it may happen? That feeling is hope (Romans 8:24-25). Hope is defined as the joyful expectation of the goodness of God. As we go into 2015, I am already filled…

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From shy to confident.

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Su Su is a 13-year-old girl who lives in the orphanage and has shown tremendous growth. You may recall me sharing some of her story before! When I first met Su Su over two years ago, she was very distant, did not smile, and had very little self-confidence. Just getting…

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Unity Is Found In Humility

By | Spiritual Development

Unity is not uniformity. Unity is different; it simply means conforming to one purpose without sacrificing individuality. Unity is only possible where humility exists. It can manifest itself in acts of service not just for one another, but with one another. Churches linking arms to serve together for a common…

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Seasons

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief, Spiritual Development

I enjoy the Christmas season and all that comes with it in our American culture. One of my family’s favorite Christmas traditions is to go pick out our Christmas tree on the day after Thanksgiving, then decorate the house, listen to Christmas music, and snack on cookies, candies, hot chocolate…

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The Trump Card

By | Spiritual Development

Charisma isn’t bad, but is it more important than character? As Christians, we’ve heard that while man looks at the outside, God looks at the heart. It is easy to see in our society that a person’s charisma and performance is what often leads to promotion.

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Why Kurdistan?

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

We are all familiar with the statistics from the ongoing Syrian civil war. Over 2 million Syrians have fled their country. These refugees now live in neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Kurdistan (northern Iraq).  

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When the Questions Come

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Just a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to open our brand new orphanage in Burma. In the 10 years I have officially been on staff at World Compassion, it’s one of the most fulfilling projects I’ve been a part of. As you may imagine, building a structure like…

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Moe Moe Aye and Samuel

Filling the Home with Love

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

Just a few weeks ago, as we celebrated the grand opening of our new orphanage in Burma, we were reminded of the harsh reality children face in this country. Moe Moe Aye, a four year old little girl, was recently sold by her grandmother who lost hope in trying to…

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Raising Burma

By | Burma, Raising Orphans

The launch of our new orphanage in Burma is truly exciting. It was last December when we jumped into this project head first with not only the anticipation of building a new home, but plans to help raise these children as if they were are very own.

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Facing Giants

By | News, Refugee Relief

The refugee crisis caused by the war has unfolded to be the worst in 20 years with a potential to become worse. Despite the various opinions about what the US should or should not do in response to Chemical weapons use, as The Church on the earth today, we have…

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