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Bigger Than Us: Dan and Allison’s Story

Dan and Allison thought their family was complete. They had three great biological kids. Everyone was healthy and happy. What more could they want? Then one day while she was at home, God abruptly stopped Allison in her tracks and prompted her to consider adoption. She was on board,…

Why We Adopted a Child with Down Syndrome

Guest post by 2019 Lifesong adoption matching grant recipient, Down syndrome advocate, and writer, Ellie Sanazaro. "Your daughter's test results came back normal." "I'm sorry. Can you say that again?" I sat in disbelief as I listened to the voice on the phone. 6 months earlier, my…

More Than a Commandment

Awareness leads to action. Discovery leads to doing. Once Ronald and Tonya became aware of China's one-child policy, they felt moved to someday take action and adopt a little girl from China. Years later, when they discovered The Bamboo Project (an effort of Bethany Christian Services to find…