Lifesong Blog

Trisha Priebe


06/17/2020

How to Begin a Church Adoption Ministry

Recently, we celebrated with our Outside the Walls church fund partner, Legacy 685, as they awarded their 200th adoption grant. Legacy 685 Director Toni Steere graciously shared her thoughts on some tangible steps that a church of any size can take to …

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06/01/2020

“Thank you for coming back” | Guatemala Update

Thank you for praying for orphaned and vulnerable kids around the world who face the devastating effects of this global uncertainty. We’re thankful to share a recent update on our team in Guatemala— . God is still working. Prior to …

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05/29/2020

Legacy 685 Celebrating 200 Families!

Legacy 685 just celebrated their 200th adoption grant! Legacy 685 is the adoption, foster, and orphan care ministry of Houston’s First Baptist Church. It is also a Lifesong Outside the Walls church fund partner. Recently, they celebrated giving over 200 …

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05/26/2020

Young Girls Rescued in Zambia

So far, COVID-19 has forced 743 million girls out of school in 185 countries. These statistics are staggering, especially in places like Zambia, where girls are already at increased risk of sexual exploitation, early and unintended pregnancy, and child marriage. …

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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 …

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05/18/2020

Why Help Other Countries? We Need Help Here.

Watch the news for even a few minutes and you’ll see that the needs around our country are great right now. People are angry. Kids are hungry. Families are hurting. Our nation as a whole feels very unsettled. So it’s easy—even …

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04/14/2020

Radical Business: In Partnership with God

What’s the relationship between pig feed and being radical about your faith? That’s one of the questions Gary and Marla Ringger answered during their recent interview on the FamilyLife Today podcast. Gary Ringger—Founder and President of Lifesong for Orphans—was a …

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04/08/2020

How Friday Changes Everything

This weekend we’ll celebrate Easter. But in the absence of our usual Easter traditions, Good Friday may feel more relevant to us this year. On a Friday night two thousand years ago, chaos and uncertainty reigned. Jesus had just died, and His …

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03/25/2020

5 Helpful Things to Say to an Anxious Child

As parents, if we’re feeling fearful or unsure, then we can rightly assume our kids are feeling it, too. Children who have experienced trauma are especially prone to anxious feelings in uncertain times. According to Karyn Purvis and the Institute …

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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 …

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