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04/19/2019

Why Adoption is Supposed to be Hard

My wife and I had been home from China with Jeremiah for 6 weeks. And when people asked me how we’re all doing I’d usually say, “We’re alive, and that’s our only goal right now, so good I think.” We could …

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04/12/2019

Dumbo Movie | A Caution to Foster and Adoptive Parents

  Who doesn’t love seeing an old classic re-made? Much to the delight of audiences young and old, Burton’s colorful reimagining of the 1941 Disney classic, Dumbo, hit theaters recently, and the ratings suggest it might be safe for a …

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04/10/2019

How the Easter Story Is Your Greatest Motivation

When we read about the death of Christ, we can’t wait to get to Easter morning. We want to see Christ victorious! But even in our enthusiasm to see good triumph over evil, it’s easy to miss how Jesus’s death and …

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04/08/2019

Win a Trip to CAFO2019 Summit!

  Join us for CAFO2019 Summit! Next month, thousands of orphan care, foster care, and adoption advocates will meet in Louisville, KY, on May 8-10, for the 2019 Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit. We want YOU to be able to …

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04/05/2019

Adopting? Don’t Give Up Hope.

Adoption and child birth have something in common: labor pain. Adopting families must learn the delicate art of trusting God wholeheartedly even while laboring intensely for months or even years while God’s plan for their family unfolds. Nobody knows this better …

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04/03/2019

How Good Friday Is for Broken and Hurting Parents

The reality of life in a broken world is that we see pain everywhere we look. And perhaps nowhere is pain more poignant than in the lives of hurting children. We see suffering in broken homes, overpacked orphanages, and CPS offices. …

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03/29/2019

Adoption: A Glimpse of the Gospel

Many of the families we come alongside are experiencing some form of waiting. Whether that be for funds, placement, or countless other things. The following testimony is from a fundraising family. And miraculously, their mySTORY page raised nearly $45,000 in less …

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03/22/2019

A Family to Call Her Own

Children with Down syndrome are considered harder to place. But that label didn’t stop this family from following God’s leading and bringing 2 little girls home. The following is their testimony. We are the Colfack family. My husband and I …

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03/18/2019

Bringing Penelope Home: Saying “Yes!” to a Child with Down Syndrome

World Down syndrome Day is this week. How and why does a family decide to adopt a child with Down syndrome? Certainly, families make their decisions for different reasons, but here is one family’s transparent journey to saying, “Yes!” (Adoptive) …

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03/15/2019

With a Bit of Sass and Spunk | A Letter to Lifesong

Next week is World Down Syndrome Day. So it’s perfect timing that we received the following letter this week from a family who has adopted 3 treasured children with Down syndrome … Dear Lifesong, We have now been home with …

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