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11/06/2019

A Mother’s Journey to Adopt 15 Children

When we first stepped out in obedience, we asked God to work in our lives in a way that only He could get the glory. And He did. He called my husband Dave and I to adopt. We currently have 17 …

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11/04/2019

Movie Night: 5 Family Films About Adoption

Movies can be a helpful catalyst for conversation. And since adoption is a time-tested theme in entertainment, many choices exist. Not all family-friendly movies containing an adoption element are a good idea, however. If you’re looking to avoid a movie (a.k.a. The Avengers) whose …

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11/01/2019

In Ways That Are Hard to Put into Words

Whether biological or adoptive, expecting parents rarely feel prepared for the task at hand. But time after time, it seems like God uses the least qualified to accomplish the biggest tasks. Adoption was well out of Jacob and Hannah’s reach …

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10/30/2019

November is National Adoption Month!

Here at Lifesong, we believe every month is adoption awareness month. But we’re grateful November has been recognized nationally as National Adoption Awareness Month! Whether or not you have been personally impacted by adoption, here are 3 ways you can make this month impactful— …

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10/28/2019

The Powerful Story Behind Orphan Sunday

In Lusaka, Zambia—a city of over 1 million people—is a tiny compound called Kalingalinga. Here, the roads are dusty as the sun beats an eternal inferno on the heads of street vendors selling vegetables to make ends meet. Children laugh as they …

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10/25/2019

Why India?: An Adoption Journey

There’s a lot to consider when a family says “yes” to adoption. Where will you adopt from? How many children? What ages? How will you fundraise? The list goes on… Each question holds significant weight. But adopting families don’t have …

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10/23/2019

How to Use Your Holiday Budget to Make the Biggest Impact

The average American will spend approximately $650 on gifts this year. Which, according to the National Retail Federation, will total more than $465 billion during this holiday season. That’s a lot of money, and it’s a lot of opportunities to …

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10/21/2019

Count Down to Orphan Sunday with Us!

On Sunday, November 10, thousands of men and women across the globe will observe Orphan Sunday by standing with 1 voice for 1 purpose. To… Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. …

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10/18/2019

“God Totally Provided. There’s No Other Explanation.”

“Dream big. That way, if it happens, you’ll know it was God and not you.” –Gary Ringger Sometimes, adoption can feel like a far-fetched dream. It might be a lifelong desire and clear calling, but practically, it could feel impossible. …

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10/16/2019

How to Pray about Adoption

Prayer is easily one of our best and most underutilized tools. It’s not because we don’t want to pray. Nor is it because we don’t believe prayer is powerful. Sometimes we simply don’t know what to pray. Life—and specifically adoption—can get really complicated, so …

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