Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.” James 1:16, NKJV
As Christians, we know that Christmas isn’t about Santa. But this month’s writing prompt is! Have some fun as you travel with Santa on his …

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.” James 1:16, NKJV As Christians, we know that Christmas isn’t about Santa. But this month’s writing prompt is! Have some fun as … Read More →

Hunting for Contentment

“Now godliness with contentment is great gain.” 1 Timothy 6:6, NKJV Last month, the theme in our children’s ministry was “Hunting for Contentment.” The last week featured a little skit in which all the characters were “hunting” for different things (popularity, physical achievement, having “stuff,” academic excellence, etc). It ended … Read More →

Happy Birthday to You

Ask any kid and they should be able to tell you exactly how many days away his or her birthday is, especially when it gets close. When the big day comes, kids have high expectations of cakes, candles, a big gathering of friends, and a mountain of presents. This month’s … Read More →

School Memories

“Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6, NKJV It’s September, which means back to school for kids of all ages. A new year ahead. New skills to acquire, new life lessons to gain – … Read More →

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Get a free hard-back copy of Wess Stafford’s book Too Small to Ignore.  This inspiring book will encourage you to turn your good, loving intentions into strategic actions and empower you to help change the world–and the future–forever, one child at a time. To get your free book just write a … Read More →

Bite Back

Ahhh, summer: sunshine, swimming, picnics…mosquitoes. For those of us in the United States, mosquitoes are usually just a nuisance that make us itchy. In many other parts of the world, mosquito bites can be lethal. This month, educate your readers about the deadly presence of malaria around the world. Be … Read More →

No Water

No Water Summer is a wonderful time for swimming, running in the sprinklers, enjoying a refreshing icy beverage…We use water in so many ways and we tend to take it for granted. Yet in much of the developing world, water is a source of illness, disease, and death. For June’s … Read More →

Rescue

Last month, I had dropped off my kids at school and was driving home when, all of a sudden, I found my van in a ditch on the side of the road. Not a very big one, but I couldn’t get out on my own. Thankfully, all I had to … Read More →

All Things New

April showers bring May flowers. We love the flowers, but the showers can be brutal and seem never-ending, can’t they? Sometimes it’s not until way after the storm that we can see the beauty that God has created through it. For April’s writing assignment, write about a dream you had … Read More →

In The Mail

We all know about the importance of the ministry aspects of Compassion’s work. Education, healthcare, food, the opportunity to hear the Gospel – all very important and meaningful pieces of the puzzle. But if you ask the children in our development centers, they will tell you time and again how … Read More →