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February 4, 2015

NEW Gobena Website & 10% Off!

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We are excited to introduced Gobena Coffee’s new & improved website! At Gobena, we are passionate about providing the opportunity for everyone to Go Make a Difference.  SHOP NOW One way to do this is by drinking GREAT coffee for a GREAT cause.  Our coffee beans are purchased fresh and in season from the farmer. For example, when our Colombian partner harvests their coffee and finishes the drying process, we import the dried green coffee beans as soon as possible. Once the beans arrive, we small batch roast them. When we say fresh, we mean fresh! Gobena has been a partner with Lifesong since 2007.  Helping fund the work in Ethiopia and programs across the world.  Learn how you can Go Make a Difference with Gobena! 100% of Gobena’s profits go to enriching the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children.

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November 17, 2011
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Make a difference in ONE life!

2011 Gifts of Purpose from Lifesong for Orphans on Vimeo.   It’s that time of year again. Holiday music rings through your speaker systems. Decorations light up your street corners. Families gather together.It’s the season of love, joy and family.   As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ during this season of giving, we often forget to give to those who NEED it most!  This year give differently. Give FAMILYto the 147 million orphans worldwide who dream of belonging. Give HOPE to children living on the streets whose only Christmas wish is survival. What if, this year, your family gave a gift to those who need it most? A gift that won’t fit under the tree?  Would you consider making a difference in ONE LIFE…  Help a child break free from gripping poverty.  Give the love of Jesus through Christian mentors.  Give a future to an orphan’s caregiver. This year join Lifesong for Orphans in giving … Continue reading

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October 11, 2011

Orphan Sunday 2011

Orphan Sunday is JUST around the corner! As we talk with families and churches across the US we are thrilled to hear how God is orchestrating all kinds of events to raise awareness and advocate for the fatherless around the world! How can YOU be a part of this growing movement and give voice to the voiceless? Kim Smith at Calvary Church shares how they were involved last year, We did a prayer vigil the Friday night before Orphan Sunday followed with deserts & coffee where we had tables displayed with ways to take care of orphans & foster children . At the prayer vigil we had guest speakers for each segment: foster care, orphan care, and adoption, followed with a special prayer. We also had a special musician from our church who played adoption & orphan songs.  One of our special speakers was from Malawi, Africa who shared about his … Continue reading

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October 4, 2011
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Giveaway Winners!

Thank you so much for participating in our fun giveaway over the last week! We are SO excited to bless our 2 winners: 1st PRIZE: We are giving away a 1-night hotel stay for the LIVE ORPHAN SUNDAY event in Kansas City!!! Let me just tell you, this event will be FABULOUS!!! 2nd PRIZE: We are giving away FREE Gobena Coffee for 1 year – 2 lbs per month shipped straight to your home.   Ready to see the winners…. or should we make you sweat it out a bit?!?!? 🙂 Here we go! Had 28 entries (including the ones that were emailed to us)… The 1st prize winner is: #25 is Betsy!! Congrats Betsy! We will be emailing you today to make arrangements for your FREE night in Kansas City… enjoy! *If the 1st prize winner is unable to make it to the Live Orphan Sunday event, a new winner … Continue reading

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September 28, 2011

Brush to Berries-Zambia & GIVEAWAY!!

Brush to Berries from Lifesong for Orphans on Vimeo. “Simply giving this person money is treating the symptoms rather than the underlying disease and will enable him to continue with his lack of self-discipline… a better solution would be to develop a relationship that says, we are here to walk with you and to help you use your gifts and abilities to avoid being in this situation in the future‘” (An excerpt from the book, When Helping Hurts)   Lifesong is serving the people of Zambia… the orphaned, the at-risk, and the poor… by utilizing the land that is, like the people, so full of potential. Lifesong farms-Zambia reaped its first strawberry harvest in June, and local grocers have been purchasing the berries. With additional acres to farm, we are hoping to process some of the berries and begin marketing Lifesong Farms Strawberry Jam.   By harvesting fruit, we are … Continue reading

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November 12, 2010

More Christmas ideas: Coffee, Tees & Cookbooks

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we know a lot of you out there are making Christmas lists.  How about this year give some that keeps on giving?!         If you remember, a couple weeks ago Leslie highlighted Gobena Coffee and the creative gifts that keep on giving–specifically to our feeding program in Ethiopia. (check out that post here)   …Coffee not your thing?      Just this week we are introducing some new colors in our Lifesong Shirts.  We now offer blue, green and red in women’s & gold, green and brown in men’s.  Check out our store to start sportin’ us today!      and…COMING SOON! Taste of Heaven Cookbooks  Kristy Luginbuhl, a local Lifesong-adoptive Mom has put together a cookbook that is not only filled with amazing fresh and delicious recipes but also highlights several adoption testimonials, pictures and highlights of our Lifesong orphan care initiative.  Due to a generous … Continue reading

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