Lifesong Blog

Allie Zehr


09/18/2020

Adopting? Here’s Why You Should Apply for Grants.

Nearly one year ago, after we supported the adoption of her daughter through a matching grant, we received a letter from a mom named Kendall. It’s filled with gratitude and encouragement, but it also displays some key benefits of applying …

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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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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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08/14/2020

When an Adoption Impacts Both Orphans & Widows

Widows & orphans. On the surface, they seem like an odd pair. But take a deeper look, and you’ll notice that in the Bible, the two words are often found side-by-side. From the Old Testament… Psalm 68:5  “Father of the fatherless …

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08/12/2020

Who Does the Term “Orphan” Actually Refer To?

God calls us to care for orphans and those who cannot care for themselves. Lifesong is built on this belief. But in order to run after this calling, it’s important to ask the question…   Who does the term “orphan” …

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08/07/2020

How God Led One Family to Adopt a Daughter with Down Syndrome

Adoption is complicated. To an outsider, it might seem like families choose to complicate it even further by adopting a child with special needs. But here’s a look at one family’s perspective… When we first started the adoption process, we pursued …

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07/24/2020

“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 …

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06/26/2020

What’s in a Name?

From a huge miracle (avoiding a historical pandemic) to tiny, precious details (a nickname at the orphanage), God showed up in amazing ways to bring little Joshua home to his permanent family. His mom, Crystal, shared with the Lifesong team… …

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06/19/2020

What to Do If Your Adoption Gets Overwhelming

“I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages.” —Charles Spurgeon A little over one year ago, Bryan and Joy traveled to Burundi, Africa, to adopt their son, Samuel. Get a peek into their …

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