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02/21/2020

This Is the Solution to Orphans’ Needs

The solution to orphans’ needs: The Church Over and over in Scripture, God commands His followers to serve the marginalized and neglected, hurt and abused. And He demonstrates this in the person and work of Jesus Christ, from His interactions …

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02/14/2020

Finn’s Gift: Becoming a Mission-Minded Family

Generosity is often generational. Time and time again, we see former orphans becoming orphan advocates and adoptees becoming adoption advocates and even adoptive parents. It echos John’s words in 1 John: “We love because He first loved us.” At the …

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01/29/2020

7 Comments Adoptive Parents Often Hear (+ Their Grace-filled Responses)

As an adoptive parent, you know that adoption invites all kinds of comments. As an adoptee and an adoptive mom, I understand. (Is it just me, or do a lot of these comments get made at the grocery store?) Some comments …

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01/24/2020

The God of Timing, Not Timelines

Every week, our team receives testimonials and stories from families we’ve served. And we love it. We constantly see God working in miraculous ways to get His kids into loving, Christian families—so often, in fact, that we almost overlook His …

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01/17/2020

Vanessa Coming Home

Some argue that “happy airport homecoming” videos aren’t the most accurate picture of adoption. Every adoption involves heartache, loss, and disappointment, and yet we celebrate it with balloons, banners, and parties. Why? Because adoption is a beautiful contradiction of loss and gain. The …

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01/15/2020

The Impact of Sports in Orphan Care

In Ukraine, an estimated 250 children enter the orphanage system every day. In the United States, the average public school has 520 students. Which means, every 2.5 days, the equivalent of an entire U.S. public school goes to live in …

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01/10/2020

“This Girl Is a Miracle Girl”

Here at Lifesong, we’re honored to be part of over 8,000 adoption journeys and counting. While every story is unique, there are some themes that unite them all, like God’s provision, faithfulness, and perfect timing. And each is clearly seen …

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01/03/2020

“Would You Give These Three a Family?”

When God calls us beyond our limits, how do we respond? Steven and Chelsea set a good example when they were called to three international adoptions (rather than the one domestic adoption they had planned). Their plan: Reflect on the promises …

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12/29/2019

Think Big: What 2020 Could Hold

2020 is less than a day away! Even with the new decade rapidly approaching, there’s still time this year to make a big difference in the coming year. From now until midnight on Tuesday, December 31, your gift to Lifesong is …

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12/06/2019

Our Christmas Gift to You

In the words of Jesus himself, “It is better to give than receive.” So this Christmas season, we want to give something to you: a downloadable collection of greeting cards, designed by five of the 11,522 children you enable us to serve. …

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