Welcome to 'On mission' with Compassion Canada where you will hear stories about youth like you and me who are
discovering their role in God’s story of redemption for the brokenness in our world, and taking action through the ministry of
Compassion Canada. I hope these stories inspire you to do the same and encourage you along your journey.
home before, yet in so many ways it was
just like mine – shoes by the door, Bible
verses written on the walls and hope in
the midst of it all because of the ministry
of Compassion. Her mom proudly tells
us that Florianlyn hopes to be a teacher
one day so that she can support her
family and give back to her community.
I wouldn’t have believed it if someone told me back then that the day we
visited Florianlyn would be the start of
an incredible journey that I’m still on
today, discovering my role in God’s
story of redemption for the brokenness
in our world. But it’s true – since that
day, I’ve since been back to the Philippines twice and to Guatemala once to
visit our Compassion kids, a group of
children that has since grown to eight
kids, sponsored by myself, my younger
brother and my parents.
I’ve seen the love of Christ moving
I've been so
through communities all over the world
as I’ve visited Compassion’s local church
partners and been so inspired by how
they so selflessly love and serve families
living in extreme poverty in their com-
munities. I feel so blessed to be able to
inspired by how
they so selflessly
love and serve
families living in
be “on mission” with these churches in
a small way as a Compassion sponsor.
These churches often have very little
Where is Alyssa's
themselves, yet they are on a mission
to fill countless homes in their com-
munities with the difference-making
hope and love that comes from Jesus.
It is a beautiful reminder that we don’t
always have to feel like we have enough
in order to reach out and serve our own
communities – we can give from what
we have and trust God to do the rest.
favourite place to
spend time with God?
At any sort of musical worship service
since she loves worshiping God
through music with other people!