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Orphan Care


12/09/2019

A Christmas Invitation from the President

Gary Ringger is the President of Lifesong for Orphans. He writes –   Dear Fellow Orphan Advocate, Right now, the orphan crisis is just that: a crisis. With 153 million orphans and vulnerable children worldwide, the need to reach them …

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12/06/2019

Our Christmas Gift to You

In the words of Jesus himself, “It is better to give than receive.” So this Christmas season, we want to give something to you: a downloadable collection of greeting cards, designed by five of the 11,522 children you enable us to serve. …

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11/12/2019

A War Orphan’s Incredible Journey of Survival

For the first 9 years of my life, I didn’t see myself as Asian. I lived in a country where everybody around me was Asian, but they told me I wasn’t. I was born in Korea, but I don’t have …

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11/12/2019

Your Inside Look at Stories of Redemption

God is using your gifts to do amazing things on behalf of orphaned and vulnerable children. In our year-end catalog, Stories of Redemption, you’ll read about some of the many lives you’ve touched. Because we live in a fallen world, each story begins …

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11/11/2019

What You Need to Know About Reaching Orphans

153 million orphans. The orphan crisis is just that: a crisis. The need is overwhelming. But the fight for justice and mercy is not in vain. We can each do something. God has called us all to care for orphans …

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10/28/2019

The Powerful Story Behind Orphan Sunday

In Lusaka, Zambia—a city of over 1 million people—is a tiny compound called Kalingalinga. Here, the roads are dusty as the sun beats an eternal inferno on the heads of street vendors selling vegetables to make ends meet. Children laugh as they …

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10/23/2019

How to Use Your Holiday Budget to Make the Biggest Impact

The average American will spend approximately $650 on gifts this year. Which, according to the National Retail Federation, will total more than $465 billion during this holiday season. That’s a lot of money, and it’s a lot of opportunities to …

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10/14/2019

4 Reminders About Poverty

In the fight against poverty, we can become so focused on treating the symptoms that we forget to address its underlying cause. Here are 4 reminders to realign your thinking.   1. God didn’t intend this world to be filled with …

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10/02/2019

The 4 Teachers Every Child Needs

Every child’s life is impacted by teachers. Maybe you can remember teachers who were helpful or hurtful in your own life. With World Teacher’s Day right around the corner, we’re praising God for the blessings he’s poured out on the children we …

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09/30/2019

Look What’s Happening in Uganda!

Reaching orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda is long-term work, and it’s only made possible because of people like you who care. So thank you for your support. Enjoy this update from our teammate, Michelle Dropp— .. God is doing …

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