Lifesong Blog

Foster Care


10/21/2020

Orphan Sunday Is Coming November 8!

On Sunday, November 8, thousands of men and women across the globe will observe Orphan Sunday, and we want you to join us! We are rallying individuals and churches worldwide—in partnership with Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO)—to be the light for …

Read More
09/16/2020

The Power of a Seed: My Journey in Foster Care

My name is Crystal Williams, and I am a former foster youth. I aged out of the foster care system at the age of 18, and I was so blessed to be able to be in a family that decided …

Read More
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, …

Read More
08/10/2020

Join Us! Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit

You are invited to an exciting online summit. On Thursday–Friday, September 10–11, thousands of orphan care, foster care, and adoption advocates—like you—will gather online for the 2020 Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit. If you want to connect with like-minded …

Read More
05/20/2020

#1 Tip for New Foster Parents

Right now in the U.S., over 400,000 children are in foster care. And experts predict that the number could increase significantly after stay-at-home restrictions are lifted nationwide. Foster parents are needed now more than ever. The Forgotten Initiative (TFI) is …

Read More
03/04/2020

Are There Still Orphanages in America?

You ask… Are there still orphanages in America? Good question. Let’s start from the beginning. The first orphanage was established in the United States in 1729. By 1850, 56 orphanages were up and running, responding to health epidemics and the …

Read More
03/02/2020

A Word to the Weary Mom

International Women’s Day is this week. But I don’t expect you to know that since you spend your mornings rushing around feeding your kids and getting them ready for school. (Whoever invented the phrase “herding cats” never herded children.) Who has …

Read More
02/10/2020

How to Strengthen Your Marriage while Fostering or Adopting

Dennis and Barbara Rainey know a thing or two about how to strengthen a marriage They’ve strengthened their marriage even while caring for the world’s most vulnerable. They’ve been married over 40 years and have 6 grown children, one of whom …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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. …

Read More
  • Page 1 of 9
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • ...
  • 9
Stay Connected

Get Lifesong’s top stories delivered every week

CLOSE