Give1Save1 Family of the Week!

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I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, y’all, and I could just about burst. I’m THRILLED to announce that we are the Give1Save1 Family of the week!!! (And if you just found us through Give1Save1 – Welcome!  We’re so glad to have you here.  Please say “Hi!” so we can meet you!  Feel free to poke around on … Read more →

Summer time…and the livin’ is CRAZY!

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Things have been unusually busy around here.  Actually, that might not be a true statement.  Things have been USUALLY busy for a youth ministry family in the middle of summer while finishing up a international adoption dossier.  Any of you ministry families out there know EXACTLY what I’m talking about! We went yesterday for our USCIS Biometrics appointment (a really … Read more →

Lifesong Mission Moments: 3 Ways to Prepare for the Adoption Journey

Adoption is a journey.  Like any journey, it’s appropriate to think ahead, to plan and to prepare for what is come. Along the way we’ll realize that it isn’t all what we may have thought or expected. There are unplanned events and struggles, along with unexpected joys and surprises. Join us as we walk down a few different paths of … Read more →

Impact of Sponsorship: Lifesong Mission Moments

   “If our effort to love only affects ONE person…it is worth it!” -Ivan Zhykhariev, Ukraine Graduate Child Sponsorship. 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 … Read more →