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Adoption Funding


How Long Does the Adoption Process Take? | One Family’s Journey

A common question for families diving into adoption is: How long until I can bring my child home? Unfortunately, like many pieces in the adoption process, there’s no clear answer to this question. Whether you adopt out of foster care, …

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7 Verses for Seasons of Waiting

Waiting is hard work. Whether you’re waiting to complete an adoption, waiting to learn about a foster care placement, or waiting for general direction from God, remember these words from Paul David Tripp in his book, A Shelter in the Time …

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A Different Kind of Adoption Fundraiser

Garage sale? Spaghetti dinner? Live auction? If you’re in the throws of adoption fundraising (or gearing up to get started), you’ve probably tossed around a few of these ideas—or the blog-loads of others like them. Don’t get us wrong, traditional …

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What We Need, When We Need It: An Adoption Miracle

In Corrie ten Boom’s famous memoir The Hiding Place, we see a beautiful dialogue between a young Corrie and her father. Anxious about her future, she asks him for advice— Father sat down on the edge of the narrow bed. …

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The Top Advice for First-Time Adoptive Parents

We recently asked a question to our social media audience: “What’s one piece of advice you would give to first-time adoptive parents?” Individuals from all sides of the adoption triad—adoptees, adoptive parents, and birth parents—were encouraged to share tips. And we …

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These 30 Minutes Made All the Difference

Maybe you’ve heard a phrase like this recently: I was just at the right place at the right time. It was such a coincidence! I guess the universe wanted it to be this way. Being grounded in God’s Truth, we …

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See the Impact You Are Making This Year!

You are making an impact on children and families around the world. God truly delights to bring beauty from ashes. We know from our own story—in which God ultimately used a failing food business to start the ministry of Lifesong—and …

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One Fundraising Miracle After Another

After our home study was approved, we were unsure how we were going to come up with the next phase of costs. But when we received word that we were offered a matching grant through Lifesong and that they’d also …

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5 Lies Adoptive Parents Believe

Adoption is a gift. However, like anything important, a lot of misinformation surrounds it. And no matter how genuinely motivated, lies about adoption are harmful to children in need of families. How many couples are hesitant or unwilling to adopt simply because …

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From Sister to Mom: A Life Marked by Adoption

A single adoption journey impacts so many lives. Our minds often go to a child who was adopted or parents who brought a child home. But the following letter that was sent to our office recently proves that one life …

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