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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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11/17/2020

Preparing for Primary and Secondary Adoptive Trauma

This month, we’re featuring some different voices from the world of adoption. The following post is written Renaut van der Riet, an adoptive father and pastor. He shared his adoption story on the Lifesong blog a few months ago (take …

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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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11/09/2020

An Adoption Month Giveaway!

It’s National Adoption Month! No matter where you are in the adoption process, we want to support families like yours throughout the journey. In addition to offering financial assistance to help bridge the gap in adoption fundraising, we also offer …

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11/04/2020

How Reaching Orphans Begins with You

Friend, reaching orphans begins with you. To be sure, caring for orphans, meeting the needs of the vulnerable, and finding families for the fatherless is first and foremost God’s work. He initiates and He sustains. But God often accomplishes this …

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11/02/2020

How God Changed Everything for Galia

In Ukraine, one of our goals is to help orphan grads successfully transition into adult living. Galia’s story is one example of the way God is using your prayer and support to accomplish this purpose.   Galia’s mother battled alcoholism. …

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10/30/2020

The “Why” of Down Syndrome Adoption

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. So this month especially, we’re thankful to be partners with the National Down Syndrome Adoption Network (NDSAN). Its mission is simple: to ensure every child born with Down syndrome has the opportunity to grow …

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10/28/2020

Reaching Migrant Families with the Gospel

Two years ago, Michelle’s life changed completely. She and her family left everything they knew and loved when they moved from Cambodia to Thailand. A poor harvest on their family farm had created crippling debt, leaving them no choice but …

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