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10/26/2020

6 Ways to Celebrate National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month! Here at Lifesong, we believe every month is the right time to spread awareness for adoption, foster care, and orphan care, but it’s nice to see that our nation recognizes November as National Adoption Month! …

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10/07/2020

5 Verses Every Adopting Family Should Learn

The family who adopts a child (or children) is embarking on a big journey and needs big encouragement. Thankfully, we have a big God Who has given us His Word, sufficient for every aspect of adoption. Here are 5 verses every …

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09/30/2020

Meet the Winslows: An Adoption Story

Two months ago, the Winslow family brought home two children. Like so many adoption stories, theirs was not easy or quick, but it was filled with affirmations that God was with them—and with their children—every step of the way. The …

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09/23/2020

Responding to Hurtful Words from an Adopted Child

The adoption journey is filled with healing and hurtful words. If you’re an adoptive parent (as I am), you probably know this by now. And if you’re just getting started, you’ll probably learn soon enough that some of the most …

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09/14/2020

Small Matters: 9 Powerful Quotes

Small matters: little things can (re)make a life. Small matters was the theme for the CAFO2020 Summit that was held last week. And like so many other events in our lives this year, the Summit looked very different than usual. Typically, …

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09/11/2020

7 Miracles, 1 Adoption

While going through the process of adopting their daughter, Corey & Holly made a point to list out some of the main ways they saw God at work. The end result was a beautiful collection of miracles that, if not …

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09/04/2020

7 (Crazy Encouraging) Things to Say to Adopting Families

A quick Google search will yield hundreds of examples of what not to say to an adopting family. Here are 7 things to say. 1. “Congratulations!” It almost seems too simple, but genuine excitement is golden to adopting families. You may …

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09/02/2020

The Value of Community in Adoption

Guest post by Renaut van der Riet (pictured above) The Gospel compelled my wife Brooke and I to get involved in reaching children from hard places, in bringing children who didn’t belong into belonging spaces. We were inspired, we were ready, …

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08/28/2020

4 Amazing Adoption Fundraising Stories

Fundraising for adoption? Or maybe just considering it? Sometimes it helps to hear stories from other families who have walked the same path before you. To help encourage you, our team has a storehouse of testimonies from families who have seen …

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08/19/2020

They Said “Yes” & Left the Rest Up to God

Adoption & foster care advocate Jason Johnson once said, “There’s never a perfect time to foster or adopt. Just a lot of reasons to say YES despite the many reasons to say NO.” It’s easier said than done. But saying …

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