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Adoption Funding


06/14/2019

Your Church Can Help Foster and Adoptive Families. Here’s How.

In your church, families who are fostering and adopting need your help. Here at Lifesong, we take seriously our responsibility—and privilege—to encourage churches and church leadership like yours to get involved, and to equip church members to reach children and …

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06/12/2019

Good Grief: 7 Ways to See Your Grief as a Gift

Heartache is nearly a pre-requisite on the foster care/adoption journey. You probably know already that no foster care or adoption story is without loss or grief … and not only for the child. Maybe you’ve experienced— Infertility Loss of a dream Difficult …

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06/07/2019

It Was Instant Love

Love at first sight. It’s the stuff of fairy tales and romantic comedies… right? Believe in it or not, nearly all parents talk about this feeling. When their son or daughter is born, many birth parents mention the instant love …

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05/31/2019

The Orphan & the Widow

Those involved in orphan care and adoption often quote James 1:27– “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by …

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05/24/2019

Connected to a Bigger Picture

Like you, we love hearing how God provides for waiting children and adoptive families. Where He leads, He provides. We received the following note from a family who received a matching grant and brought their precious little girl home from …

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05/17/2019

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 …

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05/15/2019

How Much Does Adoption Cost?

Funding is one of the most intimidating yet critical pieces of the adoption process. Discussing the fees associated with adoption services can make us very uncomfortable. Because words matter, it is critical that whenever we discuss adoption funding we do …

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05/13/2019

7 Powerful Quotes from CAFO2019

CAFO2019 Summit just ended in Louisville, KY. Over 2000 people from 100 nations gathered in 1 place for 1 reason: to glorify God by learning better how to love and reach children and families in need. And whether or not …

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05/10/2019

“You Picked Me!”

Adoption is a beautiful picture of the Gospel. We were lost and God found us. We were orphaned and He gave us a home. Adopting families often realize these parallels in the most profound ways. Courtney and Trey, a family …

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05/08/2019

Surviving Motherhood: 7 Thoughts from Fellow Moms

Mom, we see you. We know about the long nights, the unseen tears, and the wordless prayers. We see you, and we praise God for you. Last year a group of 14 fellow adoptive moms from around the country got …

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