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Allie Zehr


Closed Doors & Open Doors: An Adoption Testimony

With many countries closed due to the pandemic, thousands of adoptions are on hold. Specifically adoptions from China. While it’s extremely difficult for both the families and the children waiting for adoption, we have faith in God’s perfect love and …

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A Different Kind of Adoption Fundraiser

Garage sale? Spaghetti dinner? Live auction? If you’re in the throws of adoption fundraising (or gearing up to get started), you’ve probably tossed around a few of these ideas—or the blog-loads of others like them. Don’t get us wrong, traditional …

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5 More Podcast Recommendations

Summer has (un)officially begun, thus putting society into two camps: Those with summer reading lists, and those without. While we love a good book, we also love a good podcast. So much, in fact, we recommended 6 to you last year. …

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3 Women Who Will Inspire You Today

Meet Ruslana, Lulune, and Tiffany. While these three women live in different corners of the world, they’re united in two ways. First, as sisters in Christ. Second, as colaborers on behalf of orphaned and vulnerable children. These women aren’t making …

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2 Things to Remember About Adoption Funding

ADOPTION FUNDING CAN BE STICKY. While most of us would rather get our wisdom teeth pulled (again!) than talk about money, let’s be honest: For many families, getting help with adoption funding can be the difference between adopting and not being …

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Video: What Does God Say About Justice?

Justice. The small word holds significant weight. It’s something everyone longs for, and yet it’s often at the center of disagreement and controversy. In Scripture, it isn’t uncommon to find “justice” in passages regarding the orphaned, widowed, and vulnerable. For …

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No Coincidences with God (An Adoption Miracle!)

The following family brought their son home from India in 2018 with help from a Lifesong matching grant. They recently sent a thank you note our way, along with an amazing account of God’s faithfulness. In their words…   We …

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5 Families Show What Happens When You Support Adoption

Money should never be the reason a child doesn’t have a family. But unfortunately, lack of funds is the top reason that only 5% of Christian families have actually adopted, though 38% have considered it. That’s where people like you come in. …

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Make This a Year of Healing with Post-Adoption Support

Adoptive families—with all their unique transitions, traumas, and needs—can be especially vulnerable in challenging times. It’s possible that you (or your spouse, child, family) are in a valley. But we want to help. It’s our desire to help get your …

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Your Longing & The Gospel

Happy New Year! If you rang in 2021 with a heavy heart or a keen sense of the world’s brokenness, be encouraged— Our longing points us to the beauty of the Gospel story. As the following Lifesong Family shares, “Just …

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