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One Week of Prayers for Your Sponsored Child

Praying for someone is one of the most powerful, loving things you can do for them. Did you know that your sponsored child prays for you? 

10 Things You Might Not Know About the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is known for its blue ocean waters, white-sand beaches, beautiful resorts, and the poverty that lurks on the outskirts of these tourist hot spots. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek at the history and culture of this beautiful yet conflicted country that your sponsored child calls home.

Follow Your Letter to Your Sponsored Child, Part Two

Hi! My name is Reciprocal Letter, but you can call me RL. My friend, The Letter, introduced us last week. She’s staying in Malawi with her new owner, Grace, while I continue my journey from Malawi to my new owner’s home in Utah. Come along with me!

Follow Your Letter to Your Sponsored Child, Part One

Hello, I’m a letter from a sponsor in Utah. I’m going on a journey to Malawi, in Africa. Along the way I’ll be joined by a friend I call RL—a Reciprocal Letter for a sponsored child to write back to my owner. But I'm getting ahead of myself. You’ll get to hear about his trip later. Please join me on my journey.

Taken from the Miry Clay: Precious's Story

In December 2013, Precious became the first sponsored child from COTN–Sierra Leone to complete university. "It's a very huge honor," she smiles. "One I thought could never happen, even in my wildest dreams." 

God Showed Up: Isaac's Story

Way out in the fields of northern Uganda, a young cowherd was getting ready to sneak off to school. Whenever he found a large enough pasture for his cows, Isaac would weigh his chances—dash to school and get a few hours of precious learning in, or stay with the cows and make sure they don't run off? 

Seven Prayers for Your Sponsored Child

As I said last week, praying for your sponsored child is one of the best things you can do for him or her. So, I’ve created one week’s worth of prayer ideas based on Bible verses! 

Four Creative Prayer Prompts for You

One of the best things you can do for your sponsored child is pray for them. But it’s not always easy to know how. Your child is so far away, and honestly, our lives are busy. But we know how important prayer is, so here are a few creative prayer prompts for you and your family.

A City on a Hill: Danilo's New Home Blesses a Community

Ever since the Thayer family saw their sponsored child's home, the difficulty of his situation has weighed heavily on their hearts. 

Why Is My Sponsored Child Wearing That?

As you hang the photo of your sponsored child on your fridge you might wonder, is my child happy and healthy? By looking at this photo, what can you learn about your child from the clothes she is wearing? Here are answers to some questions you might have:

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