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Adoption Funding


02/26/2021

2 Things to Remember About Adoption Funding

ADOPTION FUNDING CAN BE STICKY. While most of us would rather get our wisdom teeth pulled (again!) than talk about money, let’s be honest: For many families, getting help with adoption funding can be the difference between adopting and not being …

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02/24/2021

Is God Calling You to Adopt?

“How do I know if I’m supposed to adopt?” As an adoptee and an adoptive mom, I hear this question all the time. It’s a good question with a complicated answer. So here are 3 things to consider–   1. Adoption is …

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02/17/2021

What Is the Next Right Thing?

“Just do the next right thing.” It’s the rallying cry of those who support foster or adoption work and ministry. In fact, here at Lifesong, it’s a big part of our mission. We believe God calls every Christ-follower to care …

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02/12/2021

5 Things My Adopted Daughter Taught Me

Guest post by Lifesong mom, adoption advocate, and blogger, Lissa Anglin. We adopted our daughter from China when she was 2 years old. And in the course of the almost 3 years that she has been home, I have heard …

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02/08/2021

10 Things to Know About The Adoption Super Bowl Ad

Photo credit: Toyota’s Super Bowl ad.    The Ad is being called “inspirational” and “deeply moving.” And with good reason. If you haven’t yet had the chance to see Toyota’s Super Bowl ad supporting adoption—and specifically adopting a child with special …

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01/29/2021

No Coincidences with God (An Adoption Miracle!)

The following family brought their son home from India in 2018 with help from a Lifesong matching grant. They recently sent a thank you note our way, along with an amazing account of God’s faithfulness. In their words…   We …

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01/22/2021

5 Families Show What Happens When You Support Adoption

Money should never be the reason a child doesn’t have a family. But unfortunately, lack of funds is the top reason that only 5% of Christian families have actually adopted, though 38% have considered it. That’s where people like you come in. …

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01/15/2021

In the Battle to Adopt…

Guest post from the Stoll family, Lifesong fundraising support recipients.   We first entered the adoption process in the midst of deep grief and loss. We’d just returned to the U.S. from serving as missionaries in Ethiopia due to the …

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01/13/2021

Make This a Year of Healing with Post-Adoption Support

2020 is finally in the rearview mirror. After the year we’ve just gone through, you may be seeing your weaknesses and frailty in a much clearer light. Adoptive families—with all their unique transitions, traumas, and needs—can be especially vulnerable in …

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01/08/2021

Your Longing & The Gospel

Happy New Year! If you rang in 2021 with a heavy heart or a keen sense of the world’s brokenness, be encouraged— Our longing points us to the beauty of the Gospel story. As the following Lifesong Family shares, “Just …

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