Showing Jesus to the Forgotten

“If you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.”  Isaiah 58:10 The Forgotten Initiative, Lifesong’s foster care ministry, exists to bring joy and purpose to local foster care communities through mentorship, service projects […]

The Teacup Story

Hello Friends, Last night I attended the Ladies’ Bible Study at Union Hill Baptist Church where my mother-in-law has attended church for many years.  They are a loving family there, and I truly enjoyed my time. A lady by the name of Peggy brought the message and ended with an absolutely beautiful song.  She sang A […]

Financial Assistance is now here!!

Hello Everyone!!  I am excited to let you know that the potter’s fund is now accepting donations for couples who are seeking financial assistance for adoption.  We are giving the first preference to couples who live in Northeast Alabama specifically in the Dekalb, Etowah and Cherokee counties who are active members of a baptist church within […]

3 Ways to Advocate for Orphans

“Learn to do good. Seek justice. Help the oppressed. Defend the cause of orphans. Fight for the rights of widows.” Isaiah 1:17 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 […]

Lifesong Prayer Team

Weekly in the office, our Lifesong Family comes together to pray for our in-country orphan initiatives, adoptive families, Forgotten Advocates, fellow co-workers and anything other items needing prayer or praise that week. It’s a special time to come together to remember and acknowledge THE ONE who deserves all the glory and praise for the work […]

When Life’s Trials Come- Sometimes Anger & Frustration Arise

I am a type “A” personality. I am passionate and full of heart, but when I have to wait sometimes my emotions and my patience run out and thin. Throughout my season of infertility, I was a basket of emotions and it affected my relationship with others. As I thought about the angry emotions I […]

Our Prayer: A Health Baby 2008!

On December 31, 2007, my husband and I stood together hand in hand praying over our family prayer bottle our New Year’s prayer. It was a simple prayer request for a child. My husband jotted down on a white piece of paper the simple phrase and prayer: “A Healthy baby 2008” and then we prayed […]

Four New Gifts!

We wanted to point out some of our gifts this year that are BRAND NEW to our Gifts of Purpose Catalog… Provide Post-Adoption ResourcesRaising children from hard places isn’t easy. Because Lifesong believes in supporting adoptive families in all stages, post-adoption training scholarships are available to equip adoptive & foster parents with the tools to […]

God knits us together- He is our Creator!

A Psalm of David- Psalm 139:13-18 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret […]

A Forever Mom’s Heart about Adoption

In honor of my forever son Samuel I chose the red cardinal photo today because Samuel likes birds and his birthplace was Jeffersonville, IN and his birth family is from Kentucky and Indiana where the red cardinal is both states’ state bird. Prior to adoption and most assuredly now that we have adopted I have […]