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Spiritual Development

Power Over Sin

Let me play mind reader for a moment: A voice has been telling you that you’re a spiritual failure. You’re never going to break that bad habit. In fact, (more…)
Terry Law
December 10, 2013
IraqRefugee Relief

Doctor

I was a doctor in Damascus.  As a surgeon, my job was to preserve life. Unfortunately, the war flooded our hospitals with innocent civilians.  Our ability to treat these patients diminished (more…)
Syrian Refugee
December 3, 2013
IraqRefugee ReliefSpiritual Development

Breakthrough

Planting a field takes incredible work.  Tilling the ground to remove rocks and stumps and to turn the soil in preparation for planting seeds and harvesting the crops take time, commitment, and hard work.  It is truly "ground breaking" work, but quite a humble process. (more…)
World Compassion Staff
November 26, 2013
AfghanistanTraining

#iamafghanistan

Just imagine if you walked through life in this little boy's shoes. What is he thinking as he rolls around on this rubber tire in the late months of fall, high in the brisk air of the Koh-e-Baba mountain range? (more…)
World Compassion Staff
November 25, 2013
IraqRefugee Relief

I Am A Disabled Soldier

I was a soldier in the regime - just a soldier following orders to try and restore order in our country. We were in a building, and I had a disagreement with our officers. They threw me from a five-story window in an attempt to kill me. Unfortunately, I survived.…
Syrian Refugee
November 21, 2013
Spiritual Development

A Word From WC Staff

We have so much to be thankful for this year. World Compassion has seen orphans in Burma brought into a new home, Syrian refugees in Iraq give their lives to Christ, students in Afghanistan find hope for their future, and believers in China encouraged in their walk with Christ. Now,…
World Compassion Staff
November 21, 2013
IraqRefugee Relief

I Am Two Months Pregnant

My husband and I just arrived from Syria this week. Our country has continued to deteriorate dramatically as the war rages on. We lived in Aleppo where our home was destroyed by bombings from the Assad regime. We fled to a suburb of Damascus that was allegedly liberated by the rebels.…
Syrian Refugee
November 14, 2013
Spiritual Development

Training to Wield the Word

No soldier marches into battle wearing a T-shirt and blue jeans; he needs a helmet, boots, body armor, and camouflage, as well as offensive munitions. Likewise, God has equipped you…. The well-armed believer puts on the incredible defensive gear that the apostle terms “the whole armor of God.” (more…)
Terry Law
November 11, 2013
IraqRefugee Relief

The Bottom Line

So often we tend to quantify a touched life, a changed life, with numbers on a page. The numerals that make up the "bottom line." But numbers can't tell the story of the humanity behind them— the relationships formed, gifts received, meals shared and stories told. A bottom line stretches…
World Compassion Staff
November 7, 2013