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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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: Child Advocacy, Compassion Alumni, 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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Sandeep Maity

Topics: Christian Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Evangelism and Discipleship, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: India

Sandeep shares his personal story to infuse hope in others who feel forgotten, shine light on the challenges of poverty, and mobilize difference-makers.

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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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Benjamin Nuñez

Topics: Child Labor, Children's Ministry, Compassion Alumni, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Dominican Republic

Benjamin is passionate about community development and advocacy for at-risk populations and loves to speak to and inspire church congregations and college students.

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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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Mark Scandrette

Topics: Author, Christian Ministry, Evangelism and Discipleship, Personal Growth, Poverty, Spiritual Growth, Youth and Young Adults

Creating Christ-conscious communities that connect the sensibilities of an emerging generation with the ancient roots of Christianity.

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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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John Vermilya

Topics: Evangelism and Discipleship, Poverty, Youth and Young Adults

Beyond spiritual apathy, stagnancy and religiosity — a life of passion and purpose.

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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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David Wangaka

Topics: Compassion Alumni, Highly Vulnerable Children, Poverty

Compassion Alumni from: Kenya

David is passionate about understanding and alleviating social injustices, advocating for the vulnerable, and eradicating extreme poverty

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