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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from your Lifesong family! Thank you for praying. Thank you for giving. You are part of God's great redemptive plan in the lives of each child and family served by Lifesong. May you join us in rejoicing in the greatness and goodness of the one whose…

Adoption: A Dad’s Perspective

Post created by guest contributor, Peter Ashmore. Looking at the title of “A Dad’s Perspective”... I want to address some issues that I believe are at the core of the orphan crisis. These are issues I struggled with—lies I at one time believed and sometimes still battle. So,…

Mission Moment I Going Deep

"I get to see workers becoming brothers and sisters!" - Amech, Farm Manager  Amech's Story Amech started working at Lifesong Farms-Zambia last year. Before coming to the farm, he and his wife served with another mission in Zambia. They felt a strong connection to Lifesong's vision-- ... especially…

And Then She Changed Her Mind…

The road to adoption was not an easy one for Chris and me. It was paved with loss and heartache, but we could have never imagined our story being anywhere close to as amazing as what God wrote for us. We made the decision to pursue adoption at…

Wait Gain: 5 Truths for Seasons of Waiting

Waiting. It doesn't sound hard, and yet it can be excruciating. Though the word implies sitting still, waiting requires more action than virtually any other assignment from God. Whether you are waiting on adoption or fostering news, or whether you are waiting for something else entirely, here are 5 truths…

3 Ways You Can Support Family Preservation

Easy answers rarely exist when caring for vulnerable children around the world. Thankfully, hard questions can be used by God to cause us to think more deeply and critically about difficult topics. One frequently asked question: Is it possible to support international adoption and family preservation simultaneously?  We…