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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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3 Things to Remember When Mother’s Day Is Hard

For many women, Mother’s Day is the longest Sunday of the year. I know, because I’ve been there. I sat through 8 childless Mother’s Day church services after my first miscarriage, 3 of which my husband and I were waiting to …

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Look What God Is Doing in Ethiopia!

God is good! Thank you for loving our kids in Ethiopia through child sponsorships, giving, and praying. You are making a difference. Here’s an exciting update from our team— God is doing big things here in Ethiopia! For starters, time is flying, …

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Foster Care 101: Your Guide to Foster Care Awareness Month

Guest post by Sarah Wilson of The Forgotten Initiative, an advocate ministry of Lifesong. May is Foster Care Awareness Month. We at The Forgotten Initiative believe that awareness leads to action. We believe that when the body of Christ hears …

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Visit Uganda from Right Where You’re Sitting!

As much as we’d love to take you to Uganda and show you first-hand what God is doing through your faithful prayer and support, we know this isn’t the right time. So we’re bringing the ministry in Uganda to you. Keep scrolling …

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This Little Guy was Worth the Wait | An Adoption Story

Is the wait worth it? Especially while we wait for something as important as children—whether adopted or biological—it’s natural to wonder about God’s timing. Canceled plans, lost dreams, and extended waits … all deeply disappointing. If we’re honest, sometimes it feels …

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When God Uses Infertility To Grow A Family

On the last full week of April, just a few weeks before Mother’s Day, families across the United States observe National Infertility Awareness Week. And while infertility is not a prerequisite for adoption, it is a circumstance God often uses to …

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An Open Letter to Infertility

In 2017, an adoptive mom and Lifesong matching grant recipient moved our audience by candidly sharing her experience with infertility. Today, nearly 4 years later, her words still resonate deeply. In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, enjoy this special guest …

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Convinced You Can’t Afford Adoption? Meet These 2 Families.

So you’re thinking about adoption. But the steep fees, piles of paperwork, and endless unknowns seem to contradict your better judgment. And then there are the fees—how on earth does anyone ever afford adoption? Consider this teaching from Martin Luther …

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How God Is Using Goats (Yes, Goats!) in Tanzania

Thank you for loving our kids in Tanzania through child sponsorships, giving, and praying. You are making an difference. Here’s a fun update from our team— Goats are a valued part of Tanzanian culture. For more than two centuries, they have been …

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