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12/18/2020

The 2020 Year in Review!

What a year. 2020 could have been absolutely devastating for the thousands of children we serve around the world… But God is faithful! He’s used gifts from people like you to help hundreds of Christian families adopt, to bring Gospel-centered …

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12/14/2020

If You’re Waiting for an Adoption this Christmas

In 2010, my husband and I were waiting to adopt our first child. It was Christmas, and we were tired. No, we were weary. Having officially been matched with our son for nearly 3 years at that point (after being told our …

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12/11/2020

Adoption Changed My Life: Thoughts from a Board Member

Bob Hoerr is a husband, father, grandfather, and has served as Board Chairman & CEO of his family’s commercial construction businesses for the past 25 years. He also serves on the Lifesong board of directors.   He writes— Nearly 16 …

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12/09/2020

Side by Side in Business & Ministry

Meet Vitaly and Vania. They were very young when social services removed them from their home and placed them in the orphanage where our staff first met them. The older of the two brothers, Vitaly was the first to graduate …

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12/02/2020

Your (Impactful!) Holiday Gift Guide

While you’re shopping around for the perfect gifts this season, consider buying from these brands that give back! While some of them give back to Lifesong, many of them support diverse causes and missions. You can find a gift for everyone… …

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11/30/2020

Join Us for #GivingTuesday!

The holiday season is here! And while this year may not feel normal, some things will be the same. From online shopping sessions, to school projects and performances, to spending time with family, these days will be filled with to-do …

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11/27/2020

Joy in Obedience: Adopting the Little Boy in the Pink Shirt

Guest blog by David & Jackie Askvig In early 2015, we had two young children and began to feel God pushing us toward adoption. We narrowed our focus to foster care and felt God confirming that we should begin our …

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11/25/2020

Meet a Family with 17 Children!

Dave and Mandy Litzke (pictured above with 16 of their children) believe God put them here on earth for 3 main reasons—1) to love Jesus, 2) to show their scars, and 3) to tell their story. So here is their …

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11/20/2020

Your Church Can Help Families Adopt. Here’s How.

The Mitchell family, pictured above, had an uncharacteristically short adoption wait and needed the help of their church to raise their adoption funds quickly. With a Hearts of Compassion 5K run, they raised $10,000 in a weekend and brought their little …

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11/17/2020

Preparing for Primary and Secondary Adoptive Trauma

This month, we’re featuring some different voices from the world of adoption. The following post is written Renaut van der Riet, an adoptive father and pastor. He shared his adoption story on the Lifesong blog a few months ago (take …

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