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Adoption: A Glimpse of the Gospel

Many of the families we come alongside are experiencing some form of waiting. Whether that be for funds, placement, or countless other things. The following testimony is from a fundraising family. And miraculously, their mySTORY page raised nearly $45,000 in less …

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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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Look What God Is Doing in Tanzania!

Your support for orphaned and vulnerable children in Tanzania is changing lives of people like Mussa.   A tough beginning Mussa was born in 1986 in a suburb of Mwanza, Tanzania. His father was a heavy drinker who physically abused …

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A Family to Call Her Own

Children with Down syndrome are considered harder to place. But that label didn’t stop this family from following God’s leading and bringing 2 little girls home. The following is their testimony. We are the Colfack family. My husband and I …

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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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Bringing Penelope Home: Saying “Yes!” to a Child with Down Syndrome

World Down syndrome Day is this week. How and why does a family decide to adopt a child with Down syndrome? Certainly, families make their decisions for different reasons, but here is one family’s transparent journey to saying, “Yes!” (Adoptive) …

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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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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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An Impact that Outlasts an Internship

These days, internships seem nearly essential. But depending on where they end up, an intern’s role can look very different: from being the designated coffee runner to mindlessly plugging numbers into a spreadsheet. This isn’t one of those internships. At …

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Putting the Details in Perspective

Ever feel in over your head? Like all the small details have started piling up? This adoptive mom can relate. The following testimony happened while fundraising for her son’s adoption. With a small gesture, God moved her heart in a …

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