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February 3, 2014

Topics that Connect with YOU {Lifesong Speaker Team}

Do you have an event coming up in your church, community or orphan ministry? Are you looking for a speaker and topic to connect with your audience right where they are at? I invite you to check out Lifesong’s Speaker Page, filled with a variety of topics from Innovative Adoption Funding Solutions to The Forgotten in our Communities to Successful Life Transitions for Older Orphans. Click here to read detailed descriptions of each of the topics below. Check Our Availability Individuals from the team at Lifesong for Orphans frequently serve as Guest Speakers, and are available to speak in various venues (adoption/orphan care conferences, church services, seminars, Gala events, etc.) If you are interested in requesting a speaking engagement, please complete our online form below and we will respond shortly. Check Our Availability

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January 13, 2014

Showing Jesus to the Forgotten {Advocate Opportunity}

This year, join us as we share various Advocate Opportunities available through Lifesong for Orphans. We welcome you to explore and prayer through these opportunities, moving forwards as the Lord leads you to be become a voice for children in your community and around the world. To start off on this journey, I’m excited to share about an Advocate Opportunities that won’t take you far from home. Did you know that there are over 500,000 children in the foster care system today, some right in your own community and mine? These children, that have often been forgotten, need the love and security of Christ. The Forgotten Initiative, foster care ministry of Lifesong for Orphans, exists to bring joy and purpose to local foster care communities through mentorship, service projects and family support organized by local TFI Advocates. With a holistic approach they reach out not only to foster children, but also agency … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013

First Look: Gifts of Purpose & $300K Match

  Gifts of Purpose Catalog The Christmas season is just around the corner! As you make and exchange Christmas lists, we invite you to rethink Christmas. To give a gift that doesn’t fit under the Christmas tree. To give a gift that gives joy & purpose to a vulnerable child. With Lifesong’s 2013 Gifts of Purpose Catalog, you can do just that! The catalog is full of a variety of creative gifts that can match any calling or price range. Gifts that impact ONE child. A child like…    Andrei, an orphan graduate who is developing agriculture and business skills through Lifesong Farms-Ukraine (Give Employment) or   Isaac, who was brought home from Uganda into a permanent, loving family (Give Forever Families).   This year, join Lifesong for Orphans in giving a Gift of Purpose. Until December 31st, your gift will be MATCHED up to $300,000! A gift that will … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013

A Passion for the Fatherless Conference

  A Passion for the Fatherless 2013 is a conference designed to equip the local church to care more effectively for the orphan, focusing on the Biblical foundation of orphan care ministry and the centrality of the local church in meeting the needs of the fatherless. Conference will feature pastors and authors Dr. Daniel Bennett, Dr. Rick Morton, and Dr. Tony Merida as keynote speakers, joined by other experienced ministry leaders hosting a variety of practical breakout sessions.  A Passion for the FatherlessOctober 11-12, 2013 Bethany Baptist Church7422 North Heinz LnEdwards, IL  For schedule, breakout topics & speakers and other information visit:    Register Today!

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July 3, 2013

Mentor // 5 Ways YOU can be a Light to a Child in Need

This is post is part of a summer blog series titled, “5 Ways You can be a Light to a Child in Need”. To read previous post, click here. “Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.” –Anonymous  Welcome to post #3 of our summer blog series, “5 Ways YOU can be a Light to a Child in Need”. (If you missed the previous post on sponsorship, check it out here.)  Today we will discuss mentorship, specifically to children and youth in our communities that are “orphans”. Our minds and hearts can often be so focused on the orphan crisis across the oceans that we miss the extreme needs right in our own neighborhoods; 400,540 needs to be exact (source). Foster care is our country’s orphan crisis and we–the Church–can and should be a light to each of these 400,540 souls who have been placed in the system. How do we do that? By … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013

Project Sunshine Success! // Family Friday

We are doing a little spin on Family Friday this week to feature a special project that was put on by The Forgotten Initiative, a ministry of Lifesong for Orphans, in order to bless two very special foster moms, Ceola and April. I invite you to watch the video to see the work that was done in just ONE day to make it possible for these two women to continue to care for foster children.  (Don’t miss the before & after pictures below — incredible!)  Project Sunshine:Foster Home Edition SUCCESS!    Isn’t it awesome to watch the Body of Christ rise up and accomplish this project to bless two foster mom’s?  Because of the hard work of 100+ volunteers, the home improvements were completed so Ceola and April could continue caring for children in need!   Will you share the impact that was made on these foster families? Forward this link or … Continue reading

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April 29, 2013

Connect with Lifesong for Orphans at Summit 9!

Will you be at the Christian Alliance for Orphans’ Summit 9 this week in Nashville, TN? It’s only DAYS away! We would personally love to connect with you at our booth to hear what God is doing in your heart as you care for orphans. Please stop by our booth to learn how Lifesong can come alongside what God is already doing in your life in the areas of adoption, foster care, orphan care and church partnerships. Whether you are an adoptive or foster family, ministry worker, professional, missionary or someone brand new to the world of orphan care, YOU are in for a treat!  Be sure to attend one of our Breakout Sessions… Brush-to-Berries: Creating a Business that Sustains OrphansThursday, May 2 @ 2:00PM — Room 2140 Innovative Adoption Funding Solutions & How the Church Can RespondThursday, May 2 @ 4:00PM — Room 2132 Aging Out: Best Practices in Successful … Continue reading

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