michelle’s compassion testimony at nywc
Wednesday December 05th 2007, 5:00 am
Filed under: church, youth specialties

michelle tolentino from the philippines joined us at the three national youth workers conventions this fall. michelle grew up as a compassion sponsor-child, progressed through school and through compassion’s leadership development program. today, she works for a non-profit in the philippines that uses the arts to spread the gospel, and, is a compassion sponsor herself.

michelle’s testimony is so powerful, and got a standing ovation from the crowd at all three events.

we asked michelle and compassion for permission to post her story on youtube, which they graciously agreed to. here she is:

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This woman’s story touched my heart. We sponsor a child through World Vision and I am always humbled by the pictures and letters sent to us from the child. But to see someone in person who is impacted by one of these agencies was rewarding and truly made me think about our sponsorship and what more we can do for the child.

Comment by Josh 12.05.07 @ 10:13 am

Keep up the good work

Comment by Dale Friesen 12.05.07 @ 1:12 pm

we are blessed to sponsor a Compassion child in India, but sometimes it’s hard to imagine there’s a real kid behind the ID#. this is *so* encouraging! great stuff!

Comment by 12.05.07 @ 3:36 pm

Absolutely amazing. You were right, Marko, tears were flowing.

Comment by Todd Porter 12.05.07 @ 8:05 pm

that MIGHT have been the highlight of the weekend in ATL, which is saying a lot

Comment by Alan Johnston 12.06.07 @ 12:22 am

This story really touched my heart and tears of joy. I sponsor 6 children through Compassion and it is great to hear the results. Thank you for sharing her testimony.

Comment by Larry McLane 12.08.07 @ 4:20 pm

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