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Adoption Funding


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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12/30/2020

The Best of 2020 (According to You!)

2020 has been challenging, but we’ve seen God do some amazing things. As we reflect here at year-end, we’re sharing 12 of our blog and social media posts that resonated most with you (and other members of our audience) in …

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12/14/2020

If You’re Waiting for an Adoption this Christmas

In 2010, my husband and I were waiting to adopt our first child. It was Christmas, and we were tired. No, we were weary. Having officially been matched with our son for nearly 3 years at that point (after being told our …

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11/30/2020

Join Us for #GivingTuesday!

The holiday season is here! And while this year may not feel normal, some things will be the same. From online shopping sessions, to school projects and performances, to spending time with family, these days will be filled with to-do …

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11/25/2020

Meet a Family with 17 Children!

Dave and Mandy Litzke (pictured above with 16 of their children) believe God put them here on earth for 3 main reasons—1) to love Jesus, 2) to show their scars, and 3) to tell their story. So here is their …

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11/20/2020

Your Church Can Help Families Adopt. Here’s How.

The Mitchell family, pictured above, had an uncharacteristically short adoption wait and needed the help of their church to raise their adoption funds quickly. With a Hearts of Compassion 5K run, they raised $10,000 in a weekend and brought their little …

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11/13/2020

Chosen As Daughters

It wasn’t a grand sign or a vivid dream that pushed Martin and Emily to pursue adoption— just the still, small voice of the Holy Spirit. While visiting India in 2015, Martin and Emily became burdened by what they saw. …

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11/11/2020

Considering Adoption? 5 Questions to Ask

We are deeply grateful for trusted adoption ministry partners like Loving Shepherd Ministries who share their experience and expertise so freely with families in process. This post is from Amber Steffen and Loving Shepherd Ministries.   The adoption journey is …

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