Lifesong Blog

Trisha Priebe


04/19/2019

Why Adoption is Supposed to be Hard

My wife and I had been home from China with Jeremiah for 6 weeks. And when people asked me how we’re all doing I’d usually say, “We’re alive, and that’s our only goal right now, so good I think.” We could …

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04/12/2019

Dumbo Movie | A Caution to Foster and Adoptive Parents

  Who doesn’t love seeing an old classic re-made? Much to the delight of audiences young and old, Burton’s colorful reimagining of the 1941 Disney classic, Dumbo, hit theaters recently, and the ratings suggest it might be safe for a …

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04/10/2019

How the Easter Story Is Your Greatest Motivation

When we read about the death of Christ, we can’t wait to get to Easter morning. We want to see Christ victorious! But even in our enthusiasm to see good triumph over evil, it’s easy to miss how Jesus’s death and …

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04/03/2019

How Good Friday Is for Broken and Hurting Parents

The reality of life in a broken world is that we see pain everywhere we look. And perhaps nowhere is pain more poignant than in the lives of hurting children. We see suffering in broken homes, overpacked orphanages, and CPS offices. …

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03/27/2019

Short-term Mission Trips: To Go or Not to Go?

It’s estimated that over 1.5 million people from the U.S. participate in short-term mission trips every year. Here at Lifesong, we host short-term mission trips because we believe—done correctly—they can be encouraging and beneficial. But we’re careful about why we …

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03/21/2019

Lulune’s Story

Employment is one of the greatest tools for orphan prevention. The beautiful thing about creating sustainable business in places like Haiti is when jobs are created, families are preserved, communities are empowered, and countries are strengthened. Today, because of your …

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03/15/2019

With a Bit of Sass and Spunk | A Letter to Lifesong

Next week is World Down Syndrome Day. So it’s perfect timing that we received the following letter this week from a family who has adopted 3 treasured children with Down syndrome … Dear Lifesong, We have now been home with …

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03/13/2019

How to Choose an Adoption Agency

Choosing the right adoption agency is critically important. If all goes well, you could be working together for months or even years. Especially if you are pursuing an international adoption or an open domestic adoption, you could be in contact …

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03/04/2019

See What God Is Doing in Uganda

People like you help support 8,362 children in 13 countries, including Uganda. Since this is our first Uganda country update here on the blog, we want to share a little bit with you about this country we love. . Uganda …

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03/01/2019

Domestic, International, or Foster-to-Adopt?

So you want to adopt. But from where? Now that you’ve decided to adopt, it’s time to decide where you’ll go. Talk to any number of people who have adopted and you’ll likely get the same number of strong opinions. Bottom …

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