Posts Tagged ‘Compassion 2016’

The Cure to Feeling Forgotten

Feeling forgotten can be devastating. Their eyes pierced through me as if to reach into my soul. As I walked past these poor children, I was shocked that some of them only wore underwear and had no clothes or shoes to speak of. They watched our group of white Americans walk straight up to their neighbor, Vivian’s, front door. Vivian is a 7 year old girl who is a part of Compassion International in Ghana, Africa. As soon… … Continue reading

What Mount Everest Taught Me About Ministry

The big question about climbing Mount Everest that every person who has ever reached the summit is asked is, “Why? Why did you do it?” And the famous response is: “Because it is there.” It is the same thing with poverty. Poverty is this ominous behemoth that casts its shadow over much of the world. It stands there defiantly taunting us making us think that it is insurmountable. But like Everest, poverty can be conquered,… … Continue reading