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Adoption Funding


10/18/2019

“God Totally Provided. There’s No Other Explanation.”

“Dream big. That way, if it happens, you’ll know it was God and not you.” –Gary Ringger Sometimes, adoption can feel like a far-fetched dream. It might be a lifelong desire and clear calling, but practically, it could feel impossible. …

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10/16/2019

How to Pray about Adoption

Prayer is easily one of our best and most underutilized tools. It’s not because we don’t want to pray. Nor is it because we don’t believe prayer is powerful. Sometimes we simply don’t know what to pray. Life—and specifically adoption—can get really complicated, so …

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09/20/2019

When Adoption is at the Heart of the Church

You notice something unique when standing outside RiverTree Christian Church. Just beyond the front doors of its building in Canton, Ohio, wave the flags of 14 different countries. And each holds special meaning—each represents a country where a child was …

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09/13/2019

All in His Perfect Time

Taylor and Erin had been married for nearly five years when they first began their adoption journey. From the beginning of their marriage, they had a passion for children. After several years of waiting, hoping, and praying for a child, …

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09/11/2019

How to Tell Your Child’s Story: 3 Thoughts

You are raising an incredible, resilient child. And, by design, you are your child’s greatest cheerleader. You get to champion the story. As a fellow adoptive parent, I have the desire to shout from the rooftops what God is doing …

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09/04/2019

Where Pain and Purpose Meet

Caring for children in need is not a natural decision. If it were instinctive, far more people would do it. And God wouldn’t need to remind us throughout the Bible to make it a priority. Caring for children in need—whether working …

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08/30/2019

What Good Could Come From a Miscarriage?

How can God take something tragic and bring about something beautiful? Broken childhoods, infertility & miscarriage, heartache & loss. No one would choose to experience hardship. But God proves Himself faithful through every up and down. The Kelly Family, recipients …

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08/26/2019

Orphan Sunday is November 10!

Orphan Sunday is coming—the day Christians around the globe will stand together for the orphan—and now is the time to plan what God would have you do. Take a look at some resources—   November 10, 2019: One day. One voice. …

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08/23/2019

3 Benefits of a Church Adoption Fund

Here at Lifesong, we believe the Church is the solution to the orphan crisis. And local churches—specifically—are uniquely equipped to reach families in their church congregation and to walk with them through the adoption process in a long-term, relational way. …

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08/16/2019

Hope in the Midst of Brokenness

Joel and Kristen received a Lifesong matching grant through our partner, Hands of Hope, to bring their daughter home from the Republic of Congo. After their adoption, they shared this beautiful testimony about the hope of adoption, in spite of the …

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