|   Posted: May 23, 2019

Imagine if your child didn’t have a place to play. In the developing world, the poorest families live in unsafe homes pieced together with scraps of plastic, cardboard or tin, and open sewage is often a problem. Children don’t have safe places to play, learn or study, and their parents work long hours.

Day 8: Safe Places

Imagine if your child didn’t have a place to play. In the developing world, the poorest families live in unsafe homes pieced together with scraps of plastic, cardboard or tin, and open sewage is often a problem. Children don’t have safe places to play, learn or study, and their parents work long hours.

Boys playing on a playground

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Pray that God would rescue abused children around the world, especially in Brazil and Thailand where child prostitution is most rampant.

Pray that God would protect children from abuse when their parents are away.

Ask God to keep children healthy in the midst of unsanitary environments.

Pray that God would provide families with safer homes and communities so children can thrive and grow.

Ask God to bless and equip pastors and church volunteers as they work to give kids a safe environment where they can learn, grow and play at Compassion’s partner churches around the world.

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.”

—  Psalm 46:1-3