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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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08/07/2020

How God Led One Family to Adopt a Daughter with Down Syndrome

Adoption is complicated. To an outsider, it might seem like families choose to complicate it even further by adopting a child with special needs. But here’s a look at one family’s perspective… When we first started the adoption process, we pursued …

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08/05/2020

What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Adoption

Every crisis gives us an opportunity to grow. COVID-19 is no exception. In the space of a few weeks or months, the current pandemic forced us to make drastic changes in almost every area of life. Cities and even countries …

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08/03/2020

Praise God for These Students in Liberia

Thank you for praying for children in Liberia during this time of global uncertainty. Though school is not currently in session, God is working through you in the lives of our students. Here’s a recent update from our team— God continues …

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07/31/2020

Proof That Your Waiting Has Purpose

It’s a word both adults and children alike despise: wait We tend to want things instantly. And in our modern, fast-paced culture, that’s not an unreasonable expectation. 2-day shipping. Instant streaming. Microwave dinners. If only adoption was that simple… A …

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07/29/2020

This Adoption Story Isn’t What You Think

Guest post by Donna Nicholson, LPC, from Bethany Christian Services Emily* was a 36-year-old mother of two and facing an untimely pregnancy when we met. Her story was long, complicated and, to me, a pregnancy counselor for Bethany Christian Services, …

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07/28/2020

2020 Mid-Year Impact Report

Would you celebrate God’s faithfulness with us? While much of life has been on hold or shut down this year, God is still at work. Specifically, we’ve seen His faithfulness to care for the orphaned and vulnerable as we serve …

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07/24/2020

“Chance Had Nothing to Do with It.”

Have you ever walked through something frustrating, only to realize it led to amazing things? As followers of Jesus, we know this isn’t just chance. We learn in Romans: “…for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are …

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