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Heroic Love

The penalty for escaping from Auschwitz was steep and cruel. For every man who escaped, ten would be executed in his place. And so it happened that one morning the count came up one man short. The prisoners were called to the yard, standing in rows – bags of bones… Read More

This Is Not Ordinary

“Nothing can seem extraordinary until you have discovered what is ordinary.” ― C.S. Lewis, Miracles This is the sixteenth Compassion Bloggers trip. The very first was in 2008! Man, time flies. Thousands of children have been sponsored since then because hundreds of thousands have read our posts from around the… Read More

Persuasion Tip: Don’t Prove Their Story True

Everyone has a story in their head about you and your group. Understand what that story is. If it’s wrong, don’t give them proof that it’s right. For instance, here’s the story some people tell themselves about child sponsorship organizations: These charites manipulate people into making an emotional decision to… Read More

How Our Next President Is Making Us Less Generous Today

The Atlas of Giving Report released in April 2016 documented a decline in American generosity compared to 2015 and forecasted more of the same for the rest of the year. As a public speaker for a global charity since 2005, I’ve witnessed record-low giving by evangelical crowds I’ve spoken to over the last… Read More