My Church’s Transformation: A Vibrant Faith
Sep 13, 2012
"Not only could we provide desperately-needed help to children in extreme poverty, the Gospel was the centerpiece of Compassion’s ministry and all service was delivered through local, indigenous churches. On all fronts, we wanted to be a part of that!"
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Pastor Ken Burkey Tells His Compassion Sunday Story
When a child takes the birthday money you’ve given him and uses it to buy rice and oil for his family, it touches your heart. For the people in Pastor Ken Burkey’s church, stories like this have fueled a desire to act on behalf of the world’s children in need.
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Shawn Lovejoy - What Church Partnership Looks Like
Just 13 years old, Mountain Lake Church in Cumming, Georgia, has seen more than 1,700 people profess a first-time commitment to Christ through baptism. "We have a lot of new, baby Christians," says Lead Pastor Shawn Lovejoy. Discipling these new Christians into a mature relationship with Christ is a critical mission of Mountain Lake. And an important component of the church’s discipleship program is Compassion partnership.
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What Church Partnership Looks Like
With 10 international missions partnerships, Woodlands Church knows what works and what doesn’t. Four years ago, Brian and other church leaders learned about Compassion and the opportunity to come alongside its mission to release children from poverty, in Jesus’ name. Brian recalls, “We realized that this would be a great way to fill a hole in our global missions program that we had been looking to fill – ministering to people in poverty.”
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What Church Partnership Looks Like: Southview Community Church