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IraqRefugee Relief

Ivana's Smile

  Standing in the courtyard of his church where hundreds of refugees now live, Pastor Raja (name has been changed for security) said something very profound: "These refugees will forget those who caused this tragedy, but they will not forget those who loved them during it.” Pastor Raja has helped…
Spiritual Development

Remember His Faithfulness

Throughout the Bible, God is consistently described as being faithful. Many times when the Lord tells us to take leap of faith, like moving to a new city, taking up new profession, or donating all of your money towards the work of the Kingdom, we respond with astonishment and disbelief.…
BurmaRaising Orphans

All Things New

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” - II Corinthians 5:17 The New Year is always a time of reflection and change.  We all want change and growth in our lives, but much of this change…
World Compassion Staff
January 5, 2015
IraqRefugee Relief

We Filled the Container!

Chelsea Dischinger, a stay-at-home mom from Southern California, had an incredible burden to do something to help refugees who have been displaced by ISIS and the Syrian civil war. During a discussion Chelsea had with her husband Michael, he reminded her that their friend Jason Law with World Compassion does…
World Compassion Staff
December 11, 2014
ChinaChurch PlantingTraining

China Mission School

There is nothing in the world or the Church — except the church's disobedience — to render the evangelization of the world in this generation an impossibility. -Robert Speer, leader in Student Volunteer Movement We live in extraordinary times – right now, the Body of Christ around the world is…
World Compassion Staff
October 6, 2014
Spiritual Development

Praying for Our Government

When you pray, you leverage the very power of Heaven. On your knees in prayer you can assist missionaries in the most remote corners of the world. You can dispatch help to prisoners behind bars, invoke peace in troubled neighborhoods, and seed the clouds over arid lands. And because there…
World Compassion Staff
September 25, 2014
IraqRefugee Relief

An Unlikely Friendship

Miracles can happen when we simply walk in love. The following is a journal entry from our media director, Kevin Bjorklund: In late fall of 2013, I walked into a coffee shop near Erbil, where I was staying with the World Compassion team in Kurdistan, to grab an Americano. (more…)
World Compassion Staff
August 11, 2014
ChinaChurch PlantingTraining

Still Underground

Although China is developed economically, and even has the influence of western culture, it is not a free land. We cannot forget that the communist party still rules. Many believe that things have changed for the better, that the grip has loosened on Christian churches because their culture is similar…
ChinaChurch PlantingTraining

Giving All I’ve Got

We receive testimony after testimony from our students throughout Asia on how World Compassion's ABC Bible Training Curriculum has impacted their lives and strengthened their faith. Below is a testimony from a church leader and ABC student who is not only using ABC to grow in knowledge and faith, but…
BurmaChurch PlantingTraining

Culture Shock

As I stood with around 100 church planters in Burma just a few weeks ago, it hit me hard that we were “playing from behind.” These men looked tired with ragged, old clothes on their worn bodies, but there was a hunger that I had not seen. As we visited,…
IraqNewsRefugee Relief

Iraq in Chaos

The 3-year-old Syrian War has spilled over into Iraq, completely destabilizing the region. ISIS, an extremely violent and blood-thirsty off-shoot of Al Qaeda overthrew Mosul just a week ago and has continued to take city after city on their march toward Baghdad. Their aim is to create an extreme Islamic…
BurmaRaising Orphans

Feeling Chosen

Can you imagine living in a brand new place as an 11-year-old, where everything is unfamiliar to you? Trying to adjust to a new environment, new schedule, and new family... You can recognize all of these changes are good, but you feel a little overwhelmed by it all. You are…