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May 12, 2014

#31kids31days Featured Kids!

This month, I hope you join in helping us find 31 sponsors in 31 days! Each day, we will feature a child from one of our orphan care initiatives that does not yet have a sponsor. Will you join us in advocating for these children? Click their pictures to sponsor! **100% of donations received through sponsorship go directly to the need…helping orphans!     

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May 1, 2014

31 Kids in 31 Days

Sponsor a child…change of life. It’s easy to underestimate the impact sponsorship has on a child. Not only are basic needs (such as food, clothing, shelter) met, but also a sense of belonging is given that money can’t buy. Sponsorship speaks “YOU MATTER TO ME.” to a child who is longing for love from a family, security and hope for a future.  This month, I hope you join in helping us find 31 sponsors in 31 days! Each day, we will feature a child from one of our orphan care initiatives that does not yet have a sponsor. Will you join us in advocating for these children? Today, we’re introducing Lourdes, a 10th grade student from Plan Escalon in Honduras. Ask the Lord what you can do today to ensure she has a sponsor. Maybe that sponsorship, maybe it’s advocacy, either way, you are helping a child in need! Follow along … Continue reading

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March 31, 2014

Make a Child Smile {Advocate Opportunity}

This post is part of a series on various Advocate Opportunities available through Lifesong for Orphans. We welcome you to explore and pray 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 see past posts, click here. I’m excited to share with you yet another Advocate Opportunity, a way that you can tangibly becoming involved in defending the cause of the orphan!  This month: Child Sponsorship. I invite you to watch the video above that tells Evelyn’s story. This story reminds us of the work GOD is doing to change lives in Honduras (and around the world!). Children, like Evelyn, who lose their earthly father have the opportunity to learn about their HEAVENLY Father. Children who lose their family can say they have a NEW family.. Children with little hope are taught that they can CHANGE … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014

3 Ways to Advocate for Orphans {Mission Moment}

“Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows.” Isaiah 1:17 (NLT)   Advocate. There are countless ways to advocate for the orphan whether through adoption, sponsorship, in-country orphan care or prayer (just to name a few). Enjoy this month’s Mission Moment as we highlight some of these advocate opportunities…  ADVOCATING FOR THE ORPHAN {Chris Hopf} Chris Hopf, a pastor at Second Baptist Church (Houston, TX) and India Orphan Advocate, shares what it means to be an advocate for orphans abroad and in your own community. Listen in… To learn more about becoming an Orphan Advocate, visit lifesongfororphans.org/advocate. FINDING A NEW FAMILY {Maryjuri’s Story}  Meet Maryjuri, a 13-year-old at Plan Escalon School in Honduras who is learning the power of redemption from her own life’s circumstances. Listen in to hear how God has given her a NEW family and a NEW … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014

So Much More Than Money {Lifesong Liberia}

Please enjoy this update from Carla Cornell, Lifesong Liberia Child Sponsor, as she shares thoughts from her recent trip to Liberia to meet their sponsor children … Their faces are more real now. We can see their bright eyes and hear their voices in the letters they write back to us. We can picture them doing their homework under the trees behind the orphanage. See them playing soccer and cheering for their school. Remember their songs and dramas. And we can feel their hugs. Meeting Thomas, Sharine and Prince was something we had been picturing for months and to finally feel those arms around us was a priceless, God-given moment. It was then we realized that sponsoring a child can be so much more than just sending money. It can be an opportunity to open our hearts and share the love we so often take for granted with a child … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013

Sponsor | 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. “Do for ONE what you wish you could do for everyone.” — Andy Stanley, senior pastor of North Point Community Church Welcome to the second installment of our our 5-part summer blog series, “5 Ways YOU can be a Light to a Child in Need”. (If you missed the previous post on prayer, check it out here.) As we are praying for children around the world and even in our neighborhood, God will call us to act, to do. Eeks! Where do we even start? How do we even begin to make an impact on 147 million orphans in our world? I’ve have good news…you don’t have to. God isn’t calling us to save the world; He has His own plans for that. But He does ask us … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013

Change a Life…Sponsor a Child

  Announcing New Honduras Child Sponsorship Program! We wanted you to know about another special opportunity to commit to a child, like Blanca, through sponsorship.  Your support and sponsorship of a child at Tree of Life Ministry’s school, Plan Escalon, will help us continue to provide Christian education, food, job skills training, micro-business opportunities and ministry outreach. (100% of the donation received through Lifesong goes to the sponsorship of your child.)   Partnering with Tree of Life Ministry, Lifesong for Orphans is working in Honduras to provide HOPE to the Hopeless, HELP to the Helpless, & HEALING to the Hurting at Plan Escalon School. Not sure if sponsorship is right for you? Check out this article from Christianity Today titled, “Want to Change the World? Sponsor a Child”, where top economist discusses the “results and impact” of child sponsorship.  Sponsor a Child

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