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Give Until It Hurts – Lifesong for Orphans – Foster Parents Article

Mother Theresa famously said, “Give until it hurts.” God is the ultimate giver, and He gave us the ultimate gift–adoption into His family. But this gift came at the ultimate cost–the death of His only Son. In adoption, we truly find one of the greatest demonstrations of giving. It comes at a cost. It comes with broken pasts and the certainty of a more complicated future. But it’s worth it because God says it’s worth it. The following family knows what…

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Financially Impossible? Not for God. – Foster Parents Article

Choosing a hard yes over an easy no. From fundraising to waiting to adjusting, adopting isn’t easy. But with God’s leading, every adoptive and foster family makes the decision to say YES to their child (and the JOY that comes with them), even when it seems impossible. Hear from a Lifesong family who recently shared with us– Bennett’s adoption was our third adoption in 3 years time. We still had outstanding debt for our second adoption when our agency called…

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Critical Need: Men in Orphan Care – Foster Parents Article

Dad, you are needed in orphan care today more than ever. Men are called to protect and provide for families, and to help father fatherless children. In Deuteronomy 10:18, God set an extraordinary example by “executing justice for the fatherless.” This is the heart of our Father—to father those in need. And little on this earth is more impactful than God-loving men who care for fatherless children. Orphan care, foster care, and adoption efforts suffer without men. Here are 6 thoughts from…

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It Was Instant Love – Lifesong for Orphans – Foster Parents Article

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 they had for their child. And the same often holds true for adoptive parents upon seeing their son or daughter for the first time. It was certainly the case for William and Paige, who met their daughter less than 24…

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Reaching the Fatherless Among the Unreached – Foster Parents Article

There are orphans in every country and every people group around the world. The fatherless are in our communities, and the fatherless are often among the unreached.   Who are the unreached? According to the Joshua Project, an unreached people group is one in which there is no indigenous community of believing Christians with adequate numbers and resources to evangelize that people group. Three of the countries in which Lifesong serves are overwhelmingly unreached: Cambodia (*99.3%), India (*96%), and Thailand…

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