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09/02/2020

The Value of Community in Adoption

Guest post by Renaut van der Riet (pictured above) The Gospel compelled my wife Brooke and I to get involved in reaching children from hard places, in bringing children who didn’t belong into belonging spaces. We were inspired, we were ready, …

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08/31/2020

Hope for Young Moms in Ukraine

In Ukraine, one of our goals is to help break the orphan cycle. One way we do that in is by providing continued love and support to orphan grads as they transition into adult living. A few years ago, Natasha, …

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08/28/2020

4 Amazing Adoption Fundraising Stories

Fundraising for adoption? Or maybe just considering it? Sometimes it helps to hear stories from other families who have walked the same path before you. To help encourage you, our team has a storehouse of testimonies from families who have seen …

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08/26/2020

Hope Has Come: A Look at Student Life Homes

“Life in the compound is difficult.” The compound is a nearby village characterized by drunkenness and fighting and is home to many of the students who attend Lifesong School in Garneton, Zambia. The Lifesong Zambia team knew they needed to …

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08/24/2020

What Is Chantou’s Hope?

Thank you for loving and supporting our kids in Cambodia & Thailand through child sponsorships, giving, and praying.  You’re making a difference in the lives of kids like Chantou. Here’s her story. Our children’s home in Takeo, Cambodia, is home …

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08/19/2020

They Said “Yes” & Left the Rest Up to God

Adoption & foster care advocate Jason Johnson once said, “There’s never a perfect time to foster or adopt. Just a lot of reasons to say YES despite the many reasons to say NO.” It’s easier said than done. But saying …

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08/17/2020

What Does Education Look Like for a Kid in Haiti?

If you’re a school-aged kid in Haiti… There’s a 50% chance you don’t attend school regularly. While every kid matters, lack of schools, high tuition rates, and socio-economic constraints severely limit school enrollment. Tuition is the #1 barrier to your education. 4 …

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08/14/2020

When an Adoption Impacts Both Orphans & Widows

Widows & orphans. On the surface, they seem like an odd pair. But take a deeper look, and you’ll notice that in the Bible, the two words are often found side-by-side. From the Old Testament… Psalm 68:5  “Father of the fatherless …

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08/12/2020

Who Does the Term “Orphan” Actually Refer To?

God calls us to care for orphans and those who cannot care for themselves. Lifesong is built on this belief. But in order to run after this calling, it’s important to ask the question…   Who does the term “orphan” …

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08/10/2020

Join Us! Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit

You are invited to an exciting online summit. On Thursday–Friday, September 10–11, thousands of orphan care, foster care, and adoption advocates—like you—will gather online for the 2020 Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit. If you want to connect with like-minded …

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