sponsor a child
Children in Tanzania clapping

Reflection from the field: the role of one

"I thank God for the opportunity of being part of the Compassion family for 12 years. Registering new children into the programme is the activity in the ministry I get most excited about. It is such a Godly and inspiring moment when you see the beaming joy of those registered.

During my journey of 12 years, God has continually taught me about the role of an individual. One staff member in the field matters a lot. So does one sponsor who decides to step out and help a child in need. Each one of us is unique, different and uniquely gifted.

The examples of Jonah and Joseph in the Bible exemplify how God can use one individual powerfully.

Reflect on the role that God has given you. Whether that’s as a sponsor helping to care for one child, or as a staff member or volunteer. Give thanks that God can use you in mighty ways."

By Elieshi Kisinza, Compassion project director in Tanzania

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

related articles

28Oct
secondary-image

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Compassion’s frontline church partners across the globe are adapting fast. Discover the latest news from each of the countries we work in.

20Oct
secondary-image

‘Be Still and Know That I Am God’: The Meaning of Psalm 46:10

A devotion on Psalm 46 to bring perspective amidst a pandemic, by Silas Balraj.

15Oct
secondary-image

10 Powerful Prayers to Pray Over Your Children (For All Ages)

Use this special collection of prayers to lift up your children to our loving Heavenly Father.

SPONSOR A CHILD

MyCompassion

LOG OUT