Speakers by Topic

Olive Aneno

Topics: Campus Ministry, Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, HIV Prevention, Poverty, Women's Ministry, World Health Issues

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Though orphaned and poor as a young girl, Olive’s story is one of hope and redemption.

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Cecilia Anyango Nyamwandha

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Kenya

Cecilia declares that her story is one of “hope, courage, and the knowledge that it’s not over until God says it’s over.”

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Edgar Benitez

Topics: Child Advocacy, Child Labor, Child Sponsorship, Christian Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Education, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Dominican Republic

Edgar speaks passionately about the inescapable grace of God, how the Lord always makes good on His promises, and how His love compels us to community engagement.

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Norah Senkaba Birungi

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Leadership Development, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Norah enjoys speaking on poverty, vulnerability, health and wellness, and her personal journey from desperation to hope.

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Amor Chung

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Education, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Philippines

Amor speaks passionately about child advocacy, the challenges of poverty, and the transformational power of education and hope.

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Jean Clement Chery

Topics: Campus Ministry, Child Advocacy, Christian Ministry, Church and Society, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Haiti

Jean is committed to investing in and educating the next generation of Haitian leaders.

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Owen Githanga

Topics: Adult Conferences, Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Marriage & Family, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Kenya

Owen speaks to congregations, college students, and youth groups about the challenges facing children growing up in poverty and the strategic ways each person can make an impact.

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Shaun Groves

Topics: Campus Ministry, Child Advocacy, Evangelism and Discipleship, Poverty, World Health Issues

Musician — Songwriter of the Year — delivering profound theological truths through lyrical metaphors.

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Michael Kirungi

Topics: Child Advocacy, Christian Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Michael enjoys speaking about hope, perseverance, and faith, all the while connecting people to the work of Compassion by sharing his own personal story of transformation.

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Kennedy Krezi

Topics: Child Advocacy, Christian Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Kenya

Kennedy enjoys speaking to both adults and students, candidly sharing his story and inspiring others with hope.

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Eunice Lalam

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Poverty, World Health Issues

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Eunice speaks about the church’s response to poverty, the power of giving, and how to be a catalyst for change.

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Njenga Maina

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Leadership

Formerly Sponsored Child from: Kenya

Njenga loves speaking on Kingdom impact, living a Gospel-driven lifestyle, social justice, leadership, family restoration, and cross-cultural missions.

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Jey Mbiro

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, HIV Prevention, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Kenya

While living on the streets in one of the biggest slums in Africa, Jey found love and purpose through Compassion, and is now using his gifts as a musician and DJ.

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Justin McRoberts

Topics: Author, Campus Ministry, Child Advocacy, Poverty, World Health Issues, Youth and Young Adults

Singer, songwriter, storyteller — independent artist blends intellect, humor and passion in a call to a fully developed Christian life.

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Gilbert Mfitundinda

Topics: Child Advocacy, Child Sponsorship, Children's Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Education, Highly Vulnerable Children, Leadership Development, Poverty, Youth and Young Adults

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Gilbert speaks about the life-changing power of love, the plight of vulnerable children, effective solutions to poverty, excellence and servanthood in leadership, and turning selfishness into selflessness.

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Innocent Mucunguzi

Topics: Child Advocacy, Child Labor, Christian Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Innocent is the Founder and CEO of Progressive Ministries Uganda, a community-based organization that provides care for vulnerable children and orphans.

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Grant Norsworthy

Topics: Adult Conferences, Child Advocacy, Evangelism and Discipleship, Marriage & Family, Men, Poverty, Youth and Young Adults

A speaker who sings songs, Grant Norsworthy will enrich your next event or Church service with his engaging blend of story-telling, illustrations, solid Bible teaching and music.

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Yudah Okumu

Topics: Adult Conferences, Child Advocacy, Church and Society, Church Engagement, Church Partnerships, Compassion Alumni, Education, Global Poverty, Leadership, Leadership Development, Marriage & Family, Men, Personal Growth, Spiritual Growth, Youth and Young Adults

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Okumu enjoys speaking about his personal journey, transformational leadership, and being a bold witness for Christ.

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Samuel Orlando

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Domincan Republic

“One of the greatest things is that now I am able to give to others a similar opportunity that was provided for me!”

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Keewani Vallejo-Cook

Topics: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Philippines

Keewani loves to inspire young people and adults to grow in their relationships with the Lord. She speaks passionately about the power of prayer, faith without limits, discovering God’s will, obedience to God and the compassion of Jesus.

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Rich Van Pelt

Topics: Author, Child Advocacy, Compassion Staff, Evangelism and Discipleship, Poverty, World Health Issues

National Director of Ministry Relationships for Compassion International — pastor, author and christian speaker.

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Richmond Wandera

Topics: Child Advocacy, Christian Ministry, Church and Society, Compassion Alumni, Culture and the Church, Leadership, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Uganda

Senior pastor of New Life Baptist Church in Kampala, and the Founder and Director of Pastors Discipleship Network, a nonprofit that serves, equips and trains thousands of pastors across East Africa.

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Anthony Wanjiru

Topics: Child Advocacy, Child Sponsorship, Compassion Alumni, Human Trafficking, Leadership Development, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Kenya

Anthony is a warm and vibrant communicator who enjoys every opportunity to share his story that began with hopelessness and now brims over with hope and potential.

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