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Adoption Funding


Q&A: 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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Here’s to the Dads

Words by mom, blogger, and Lifesong grant recipient Cady Driver All images are of Lifesong families Here’s to the husband, who realized a life shift when he heard the sniff, saw the screen glow turned his way, heard the question… …

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Dad, You Are Needed in Orphan Care. Here’s Why.

Kids need a dad today more than ever. The role of a compassionate dad cannot be overestimated—especially for children who have experienced trauma. Orphan care, foster care, and adoption efforts suffer without men. So here are 6 thoughts from men …

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A Prayer for Those Who Wait | David Platt

David and Heather Platt know what it means to wait for an adoption. They had planned to bring their son home in early 2020, but the COVID-19 virus meant they couldn’t travel. Burdened for his son and for all who …

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3 Things to Remember When Mother’s Day Is Hard

For many women, Mother’s Day is the longest Sunday of the year. I know, because I’ve been there. I sat through 8 childless Mother’s Day church services after my first miscarriage, 3 of which my husband and I were waiting to …

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