Slowly making my way through the Compassion Alphabet by sharing posts that begin with each letter of the alphabet.
Which means our next letter of the alphabet is...C!
I thought about picking just one item to cover this letter, but Compassion has three things that make them distinct that all start with the letter C.
Christ Centered - I always tell people at events, there are a lot of wonderful organizations out there making a difference in the lives of many people around the world. One thing that sets Compassion apart is their commitment to sharing the Gospel. You can clothe people, feed them, and provide them with medical care, clean water, etc., but if they do not know that Jesus is the One who gives them eternal hope, all of that other stuff will not save them.
Church Based - Who better to serve the children in their own community than the church members of the local church? I love that Compassion is committed to allowing the local church to partner with Compassion to share the Gospel with the children, and to give them hope to escape the poverty they were born into. Currently, over 6,700 churches in 25 countries are partnering with Compassion.
Child Focused - Each sponsored child at every Compassion center is known, loved, and protected by the local Compassion staff and volunteers. The holistic child development model that Compassion uses provides each child the opportunity to grow up to be a fulfilled Christian adult. And each child is paired with a sponsor who is able to pray for and encourage the child through letters and gifts.
Any guesses on what the topic will be for the letter D?