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04/10/2020

4 Tickets on the Last Flight Out

Both international travel and adoption come with unpredictable elements. But add a pandemic to the mix and the word “unpredictable” takes on a whole new meaning. Hear how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted one Lifesong family—Kelly, Laura, and Sloane, who was …

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04/09/2020

COVID-19 Update from Lifesong Haiti

Above: Students quarantined in our Family Life Residences gather for a Bible study. In the last few months of 2019, political unrest and protests broke out in Haiti. This March, just as the country began to regain its footing, the …

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04/08/2020

How Friday Changes Everything

This weekend we’ll celebrate Easter. But in the absence of our usual Easter traditions, Good Friday may feel more relevant to us this year. On a Friday night two thousand years ago, chaos and uncertainty reigned. Jesus had just died, and His …

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04/03/2020

Loaves, Fish, & Adoption Funding

What God desires to happen, He makes happen. God is faithful to give us what we need in order to live in obedience to His will. And we find evidence of this in a story tucked in each of the …

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04/01/2020

Ministry Under Quarantine: An Update from Bolivia

Thank you for praying for orphaned and vulnerable kids around the world who are experiencing this time of global uncertainty. We’re thankful to share a recent update from our team in Bolivia— We are doing well here in Bolivia, though we’re …

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03/30/2020

What’s Happening in Zambia?

Thank you for praying for orphaned and vulnerable kids around the world who are experiencing this time of global uncertainty. We’re thankful to share a recent update from our team in Zambia— . In uncertain times, God is still good. …

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03/25/2020

5 Helpful Things to Say to an Anxious Child

As parents, if we’re feeling fearful or unsure, then we can rightly assume our kids are feeling it, too. Children who have experienced trauma are especially prone to anxious feelings in uncertain times. According to Karyn Purvis and the Institute …

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03/23/2020

How to Pray for Ukraine

Thank you for continuing to pray for orphaned and vulnerable kids around the world who are experiencing this time of global uncertainty. Thankfully, brothers and sisters in Christ around the globe remain committed to reaching them (in creative ways) and …

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03/20/2020

“The Moment We Knew We Were Called to Adopt.”

Just three years after grieving the loss of their daughter, Jon and Kristen felt called to adopt. The following post written by Jon details their journey from calling to homecoming.  In January 2013, we mourned the loss of our daughter …

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03/19/2020

COVID-19 Update from Lifesong

We know you’re getting a constant stream of updates regarding COVID-19. Our team is working hard to communicate well with our ministry partners around the world and to relay those messages to people like you who are deeply invested in …

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