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Wess Stafford. “I spend half of my life comforting the afflicted and the other half afflicting the comforted.”. Wess Stafford - Preview. A Life with Humble Beginnings Missionary Parents Growing up in Africa Traveling with Dad A Life with Unfortunate Circumstances

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Wess stafford
Wess Stafford

“I spend half of my life comforting the afflicted and the other half afflicting the comforted.”


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  • A Life with Humble Beginnings

    • Missionary Parents

    • Growing up in Africa

    • Traveling with Dad

  • A Life with Unfortunate Circumstances

    • Abuse in Bundulo Christian Academy

    • Breaking the silence

    • Coming to America

  • A Life with an Outstanding Impact

    • Experience in Haiti

    • Compassion International


A life with humble beginnings
A Life with Humble Beginnings

  • Missionary Parents

    • His Mother’s Prayer

    • Nielle, Ivory Coast, West Africa

  • Growing up in Nielle, Africa

    • Slingshots & Baboons

    • Elevated Church Door

  • Traveling with Dad

    • His role within his father’s ministry


A life with unfortunate circumstances
A Life with Unfortunate Circumstances

  • Abuse at Bundulo Christian Academy

    • 750 Miles Away

    • 17 times a week

  • Breaking the Silence

    • The Broken Vow

    • Satan’s Tool

  • Coming to America

    • English skills

    • American Surplus


A life with an outstanding impact
A Life with an Outstanding Impact

  • Experience in Haiti

    • Poor People in Tahiti?

    • Learning from the poor

    • Representing Compassion

  • Compassion International

    • “If you want to help me, help my child.”

    • 30 years of service = 1.2 million children in 26 countries

    • Economic, Social, Health, Educational, Environmental, Spiritual


Wess stafford summary
WessStafford - Summary

  • A Life with Humble Beginnings

    • Missionary Parents

    • Growing up in Africa

    • Traveling with Dad

  • A Life with Unfortunate Circumstances

    • Abuse in Bundulo Christian Academy

    • Breaking the silence

    • Coming to America

  • A Life with an Outstanding Impact

    • Experience in Haiti

    • Compassion International


Wess stafford1
Wess Stafford

“To this day, when I think of the poor, even in a tiny way, I don't think downward toward the poor; I think upward toward the poor.”


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  • Stafford, W. (2012, May 22). Interview by Courtney Sheets [Personal Interview]

  • Stafford, W. (2010, May 7). A candle in the darkness. Christianity Today, May-2010. Retrieved from http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/201 0/may/9.23.html?paging=off.

  • Stafford, W. (2007). Too small to ignore: Why the least of these matters most. Colorado Springs: WaterBook Press

  • Stafford., W. (n.d.). Retrieved fromhttp://www.compassion.com/ executives/wess-stafford-executive-bio.htm

  • Wessstafford slide show. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.compassion.com/poverty/wess-stafford- slideshow.htm