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Meet a Family with 17 Children!

Dave and Mandy Litzke (pictured above with 16 of their children) believe God put them here on earth for 3 main reasons—1) to love Jesus, 2) to show their scars, and 3) to tell their story. So here is their incredible story of God's faithfulness to their family—…

An Adoption Month Giveaway!

It's National Adoption Month! No matter where you are in the adoption process, we want to support families like yours throughout the journey. In addition to offering financial assistance to help bridge the gap in adoption fundraising, we also offer pre- and post-adoption support. And one way we…

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 Winslows received a Lifesong matching grant, made possible…

What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Adoption

Every crisis gives us an opportunity to grow. COVID-19 is no exception. In the space of a few weeks or months, the current pandemic forced us to make drastic changes in almost every area of life. Cities and even countries shut down overnight, and organizations closed at least…

“Chance Had Nothing to Do with It.”

Have you ever walked through something frustrating, only to realize it led to amazing things? As followers of Jesus, we know this isn't just chance. We learn in Romans: "...for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." Sometimes the good…

#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 a foster care ministry Lifesong serves that exists…