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3 Reasons Orphan Care Needs Testosterone

The first time Mike Howerton thought about orphans was on a mission trip to Kenya in 1999. He and his team were ministering to street children ranging in age from 2 to 13. Moved by what he saw, Mike asked …

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Why Education Is Serious Joy in Zambia

Recently, a small team from Lifesong had the opportunity to put feet on the ground in Zambia. And they saw first-hand what God is doing through ministry partners and supporters like you. What the team discovered in their brief but beneficial visit …

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Tie and Dye and Other Fun Skills | Liberia Update

Enjoy this update from our Liberia team– Energy. Excitement. Learning. Life skills. Lifesong Liberia’s vocational training is in high gear! Since its inception last summer, our vocational program has focused on practical instruction in several areas of study, including basic computer …

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One Amazing Year! 2015 Year in Review

AS WE REFLECT ON GOD’S GOODNESS IN 2015 … We are grateful beyond measure for your continued love and support for orphaned and vulnerable children around the world. We are also quick to remember that the most important stories are not …

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Farming the Future: The Power of Sustainable Business

When you hear the term sustainable business, what comes to mind? Green business, renewable energy, harnessing the power of the sun? So many possibilities … and in certain discussions, these answers would be correct. Sustainable business in our context refers to businesses or …

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3 Ways You Can Support Family Preservation

Easy answers rarely exist when caring for vulnerable children around the world. Thankfully, hard questions can be used by God to cause us to think more deeply and critically about difficult topics. One frequently asked question: Is it possible to …

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Singles and Orphan Care: Husband Not Required

Guest post written by Leslie Anne You’re single. You have a heart for orphans and want to get involved. You’re excited about the opportunity God has given you to follow after Him wholeheartedly with a single-focus and can barely believe …

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4 Truths: Men and the Cause of the Fatherless

Father’s Day affords us the opportunity to appreciate the men in our lives and reflect on their critical role in our family and church. The post below grew out of a 2015 panel discussion facilitated by Mike Hamilton, Show Hope, …

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5 Ways Kids Can Care for Orphans

You and your favorite miniatures have 14 glorious weeks of summer vacation ahead of you.  What will you do with it? Why not teach your children to do something with their summer that will make an eternal impact? Specifically, why not …

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