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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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November 11, 2011

Both Hands in the News!

 Both Hands Reaches Great Milestones!   149 orphans served! 137 widows served!  Over 3000 volunteers!  106 families served!  ….in only 3 years!! Message from the Founder: What would it feel like if your favorite professional football team, basketball team, and baseball team, as well as your college team….all won their respective championships…on the same day!!  Take a minute, close your eyes, and imagine that. That’s how I feel with Both Hands hitting all these milestones in one month. If you’re reading this, you were one of the many who helped make it happen and I’m so grateful for your obedience.  Too many to name…over 3,000!…just stand with me in awe of the King! -JT Olson   Both Hands 100th Projectin Smyrna, TN!  Jason and Kelly Stewart’s project was featured in two local newspapers. Their story and video is powerful! Grab a box of tissues and click here to see their video.   Featured Project: The Zuzunaga Family    … Continue reading

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October 28, 2011
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Family Friday

Dear Lifesong…thanks for making this moment possible!  Taye Melese Coon arrived home on Friday, October 7th!   We appreciate you all sooooo much! -Jason & Emily Coon

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October 27, 2011
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Just Around the Corner…

Orphan Sunday, November 6, is your opportunity to raise a torch for the fatherless in your church, family or small group.  We’re less than two weeks away, so here are some easy ways to make the most of Orphan Sunday: Request the Orphan’s Table (by Oct 27) and receive a simple meal, along with a prayer and discussion guide, for family or any size group. Request a free copy of the “Answer the Cry:  Faces of Hope” 30-minute DVD to show and discuss. Join the LIVE from Kansas City hour of GUIDED PRAYER and WORSHIP for the fatherless at 6 PM CST on November 6, along with Jon Egan of the Desperation Band, David Platt and other Christians around the globe! See more at the Orphan Sunday website, including ideas for activities, downloadable posters and other materials, prayer and study guides, short videos, and much more! Visit the Orphan Sunday Facebook page … Continue reading

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August 18, 2010

Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Will Provide

No, it’s not Friday…but we always love sharing some of our adoption stories with you–no matter the day of the week! Meet the Ruggards: The Ruggard family brought home little Tripp this past April from Ethiopia.  Lifesong was able to provide them with a matching grant and also assisted in their fundraising efforts.       What a huge blessing it was to partner with your ministry in our adoption journey.  Lifesong not only provided a $2,500 gift, but also the encouragement to send adoption support letters to our family and friends.  Without this encouragement we may never have allowed God to provide through our family and friends the funds needed to finance our adoption.  –Ruggards Thanks Ruggard family for sharing your heart and your journey with us.  It’s amazing for us to be able to see our God, the Ultimate Provider work in your lives!! “And my God will meet all … Continue reading

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August 6, 2010
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Inexpressible and Glorious Joy

Welcome to another Family Friday! We recently received a note from the Dinn family updating us on their family since the adoption of their daughter Joy from China this past May.  Lifesong had the pleasure of partnering with the Dinn’s in assisting with their fundraising efforts to bring home their little Joy.         We want to thank those who so freely and sacrificially gave so that we could bring our daughter home.  We know that it takes many people giving from their hearts and we are grateful.  Joy continues to do remarkably well and we are so blessed to have her in our family! –Clayton, Angie & family Thanks Dinn family for keeping us posted on your family…we love hearing (& seeing!) from you.  We pray that God continunes to fill your family with an inexpressible and glorious joy as you continue towards the goal of your faith…the salvation of … Continue reading

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July 23, 2010
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Exceeding Abundantly Above…

We had the joy of partnering with Jeremy and Kristi this spring in their domestic adoption of little Adilynn Grey.             “As the Apostle Paul said, our God ‘is able to do exceeding abundantly above’ anything we can ask or even imagine!  The miracle of adoption and our precious baby girl have been examples of this in our lives.”           -Jeremy & Kristi         Thanks Jeremy & Kristi for sharing your story with us.  It’s an honor to able to walk part of this journey with you.  Praying that God continues to work in your family ‘exceeding abundantly above’ all that you can expect, imagine or hope for.

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