11/12/2021

From Congo to China: An Adoptee & Adoptive Dad Shares His Story

During the month of November—National Adoption Month—we’re honored to lift up various voices from the adoption triad: the child, the birth parents, and the adoptive parents. Today’s guest post comes from Zawadi Morrow, speaking into his life as an adoptee …

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11/05/2021

From Orphan to International Adoptee

During the month of November—National Adoption Month—we’re honored to lift up various voices from the adoption triad: the child, the birth parents, and the adoptive parents. Today’s guest post comes from Amanda Carpenter, speaking into her life as a former …

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08/30/2021

How Guatemala Changed My Perspective

Thank you for praying for orphaned and vulnerable kids in Guatemala. This summer, college student Haley spent time there, loving and serving the kids in our care. She writes—   I just returned from spending 8 weeks in Guatemala. Specifically, …

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08/27/2021

These 30 Minutes Made All the Difference

Maybe you’ve heard a phrase like this recently: I was just at the right place at the right time. It was such a coincidence! I guess the universe wanted it to be this way. Being grounded in God’s Truth, we …

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07/16/2021

One Fundraising Miracle After Another

After our home study was approved, we were unsure how we were going to come up with the next phase of costs. But when we received word that we were offered a matching grant through Lifesong and that they’d also …

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06/25/2021

And Now, We Wait

Jon and Stacey barreled through their to-do list. They completed their paperwork, finished classes, and officially took their profile “live.” All that was left to do was wait. (Which, as anyone who has gone through the adoption process knows, waiting …

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06/16/2021

Here’s to the Dads

Words by mom, blogger, and Lifesong grant recipient Cady Driver All images are of Lifesong families Here’s to the husband, who realized a life shift when he heard the sniff, saw the screen glow turned his way, heard the question… …

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05/19/2021

Why We Adopted a Child with Down Syndrome

Guest post by 2019 Lifesong adoption matching grant recipient, Down syndrome advocate, and writer, Ellie Sanazaro.   “Your daughter’s test results came back normal.” “I’m sorry. Can you say that again?” I sat in disbelief as I listened to the …

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05/14/2021

A Prayer for Those Who Wait | David Platt

David and Heather Platt know what it means to wait for an adoption. They had planned to bring their son home in early 2020, but the COVID-19 virus meant they couldn’t travel. Burdened for his son and for all who …

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05/07/2021

Friends, Foster Care, & Mother’s Day

Guest post by Holly Gnuse of The Forgotten Initiative, an advocate ministry of Lifesong. It doesn’t matter what age or stage you’re currently in: Having friends to walk beside you is a good thing. A sweet thing. I’m finding that …

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