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Against the Odds // Family Friday

Robert & Mary, Lifesong/Both Hands adoptive family, gave us a glimpse into God’s provision through their adoption of their three children from Ethiopia – Habiba (12), Fetya (8), and Abebaw (4). When it seemed like circumstances were ‘impossible’, God worked …

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Students Awarded "Best Behavior" at Soccer Tournament // Lifesong Ethiopia

Don’t forget about the $150,000 matching gift available now through December 31st! 100% of the funds raised will go towards completing Phase 3 of the Ziway + Adami Tulu Project! Please enjoy this update on Lifesong Ethiopia from Gary Ifft …

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Merry Christmas from Lifesong for Orphans

“I want to be a doctor because it seems like everyone around me is dying from HIV and I want to devote myself to looking for a cure.” –Shenetu: Lifesong Ethiopia, Age 15, Grade 7 Shenetu (age 15) attends the Lifesong …

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Adoption Process Was a ‘God thing’ // Family Friday

Listen in as Jon & Beth, Lifesong adoptive parents of Josiah from Ethiopia, share with us how God worked in their adoption journey… We are so thankful for Lifesong! We were able to have an account set up in our …

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Change ONE Future // Gifts of Purpose

With God’s help we desire to continue…adding to inventory, buying more products, and seeing where God is going to take this bakery. We’re just believing that God is going to grow this business for us. –Claudia, Lifesong Honduras graduate & Bakery …

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Lifesong Ukraine Receives Praise from Government Officials

Please enjoy this exciting update from Lifesong Ukraine Director Denis Poshelok explaining their recent meeting with the Government Alliance for Orphans… Last Wednesday, we held our first conference together with Ukraine Without Orphan Alliance for Kharkov State of Ukraine. We had …

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From the Heart of a Foster Care Case Worker // Guest Blogger

This will be the first of many Guest Blog Posts from The Forgotten Initiative, Lifesong’s foster care ministry. We invite you to listen in to a “day in the life” of one of central Illinois Foster Care Case Workers, Jenna …

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Both Hands Project Creates Lasting Friendship // Family Friday

About a year ago, Scott, Becky and a group of their friends worked on a widow’s home for a day as they raised money through Lifesong and Both Hands to bring their daughter Molly home from China. Kelly, the widow …

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Educate ONE child // Gifts of Purpose

Many of us often take the gift of education for granted, viewing it as one of “our rights”. Moses, student at Lifesong Zambia, understands that the education he receives at school is a gift, a privilege, and a tool that …

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Family Friday: A "Full Circle Story"

It was our delight to receive an email this week from Kris & Sarah, a couple who received a Lifesong Matching Grant back in 2004. At the time, they were in the process of adopting two girls from Russia, Elena and Yulia (12 & 10 …

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