Conscience International – Rohingya Relief

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Today’s guest on Compassion Radio is Richard Sarker of Conscience International. Richard has extensive experience in administering aid and development programs in the Asia-Pacific region. From 1976-1985 he served as a field officer for the UNDP / World Food Program in Bangladesh. Earlier he served for three years as senior office manager for the Ford Foundation. Join Bram as he welcomes Richard for the second day of focus on Conscience International. Learn more about the work of Conscience International here: ConscienceInternational.org

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Jim Jennings With a New Take on the World

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Long time friend of Compassion Radio, Dr. Jim Jennings of Conscience International, joins Bram on the broadcast today to talk about the state of the world and what the church needs to be ready for as the hands and feet of Christ. Dr. Jennings has spent much of the last three decades responding to wars and natural disasters throughout the world and working to improve health care and food delivery, shelter, and refugee aid in some of the neediest and most hazardous places on earth. He lives by a belief that acting on conscience is central to our humanity. We agree and believe we have a lot to learn from… Read More

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Advent Book

For this Advent Season, we are recommending resources to help you and your family celebrate the holy and the sacred. This devotional book, “God is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and Christmas” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, is a classic Christmas read. “There are only two places where the powerful and great in this world lose their courage, tremble in the depths of their souls, and become truly afraid. These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ.’ “No priest, no theologian stood at the cradle of Bethlehem. And yet, all Christian theology finds its beginnings in the miracle of miracles, that God became human.” These stirring words are among… Read More

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Advent Wreath Craft

This Christmas, we are providing some simple crafts for families, individuals, or groups of friends to do together. We believe that Christmas is a time to focus not on stuff, but on being together and celebrating the Christ Child who made this season what it is. Here is the second of those crafts: The Season of Advent is just about here and it’s a great time to get prepared so that we can enjoy the season without distractions. This Advent Wreath DIY is simple to make and is fairly inexpensive. SIMPLE ADVENT WREATH DIY Let’s start out with the supply list you’ll need to make this advent wreath. I have… Read More

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Giving Manger Craft

This Christmas, we are providing some simple crafts for families, individuals, or groups of friends to do together. We believe that Christmas is a time to focus not on stuff, but on being together and celebrating the Christ Child who made this season what it is. Here is the first of those crafts:   COMPASSION CHRISTMAS CRAFT This craft can be used as an advent tool to focus the whole family on the aspect of giving to Jesus our love and service in gratitude for God’s amazing gift of love to us. It is called in some places the Giving Manger. As followers of Jesus, we all strive to keep… Read More

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China

Over the years, we have been a part of placing Bibles into the hands of Christians, Pastors, and Evangelists all over the world. In total, Compassion Radio, with the support of our listeners and supporters, has helped place half a million Bibles! In the years that Norm Nelson was the president of Compassion Radio, many of these were directed towards China. This year, we are partnering with Bibles For The World to place Bibles into the hands of Chinese believers. This ministry is one of the premier Bible placement and literacy outreaches on the planet. They have vigorous and consistent evangelistic outreach in over 100 countries. They print and distribute… Read More

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South Africa

Door of Hope, located in Johannesburg, South Africa, is one of our longest-running partnerships, spanning two decades. Door of Hope is a ministry that rescues, cares for, and loves children that were abandoned by their mothers for any of a number of reasons, including AIDS and poverty. Partnering with this amazing ministry, Compassion Radio partners purchased a beautiful suburban home to house and lovingly nurture infants who have been rescued from abandonment in garbage dumpsters in and around the Berea and Hillbrow areas. More than 1500 babies have been rescued thus far through “Door of Hope.” The majority of the babies have been adopted or fostered within the country by… Read More

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August Project: Community Baptist Church Noel, MO

This Month’s Special Project: Community Baptist Church – Noel, MO This month, we are partnering with Community Baptist Church in Noel, Missouri to support their local outreach to immigrant communities in their town. Through your generous donations, Compassion Radio is providing Community Baptist with a new church sign that reflects the service times for their three immigrant congregations: the Chuukese from Micronesia, the Spanish language service, and the Karen from Eastern Burma/Western Thailand. This vibrant and growing church is already reaching out to other people groups around them and hoping to plant even more churches among other immigrant communities. One people group they are actively reaching out to is the… Read More

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