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From Tragedy to Triumph: Meet Margaret

Margaret is an employee at Baluba Valley Farm. Walk into the Farm Shop, and you’ll be greeted with a kind smile from Margaret. Her job is to sell fresh milk, produce, meat, and other groceries to the local community. Additionally, …

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Redjina Asked God for One Thing.

Prior to learning about Lifesong, Redjina was taking an exam at her school, when a school official came and took her paper, telling her to leave and not come back until she paid her school fees. In Haiti, the poorest …

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What’s the Difference Between Bolivian Kids and Your Kids?

Last week, we introduced you to some Bolivian kids, specifically 7-year-old Lucas. Today, we’re excited to share some thoughts from a faithful Lifesong adoption and orphan care advocate, Terry Smathers.   My wife and I just returned from Cochabamba … …

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God’s Detour to Adoption

Although we are free to make plans, the Lord will always direct our paths. Sometimes we get so caught up in what we want that we forget that God has His own perfect plans. His word reminds us— “Many are …

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News from Ukraine: Thursday, June 15

See the complete archive of news, updates, and prayer requests from Lifesong Ukraine here. World Refugee Day is this coming Monday. While this day has been internationally recognized for the last 21 years, this February, it took on new meaning within …

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Now, Lucas Is Safe in Bolivia.

*Lucas, age 7, recently arrived at our home in Bolivia. He’s already endured more hardships than most of us will ever experience in our lifetime. He was found living on the streets after losing both of his parents in a …

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Should You Take Out a Loan for Adoption?

Adoption funding can be overwhelming. Which is why money is the #1 reason families who consider adopting don’t do it. For many families, getting help with adoption funding can be the difference between adopting and not being able to bring a …

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Here’s What We’re Celebrating in Liberia

Three years is a long time to be away from family in Liberia. Including friends who have become like family. This is what Christ does for us, binds us together with a shared hope and joy that goes beyond time …

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This Adoption Match Was a Miracle!

Adoption is always a miracle. An orphaned child now has a family. A broken story ends in a glorious redemption. A seemingly endless process comes to a joy-filled conclusion. But sometimes, God shows up in unusual and incredible ways. This …

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How to Reach Orphans This Summer

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer– signaling the beginning of sun-filled days, neighborhood cookouts, and (inevitably) your family’s busy to-do list. If we aren’t intentional, this season can come and go like a flash and leave us in …

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