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It Takes Many Hands to Make a Lasting Difference

Randy and LaNaeAs we were so happy to report in our Spring newsletter, Randy and LaNae Meyer are heading to Haiti soon where they will serve a two-year term with LSM. Randy will be in charge of a Haitian construction crew at LSM Technical Institute. LaNae will work in hospitality and keep LSM’s U.S. staff connected with stories and pictures. (You can sign up for our e-newsletters at the bottom of this screen.)

 

As you might expect, moving abroad is no easy task. It takes many hands. Maybe even more than you think.

 

 

 

 

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Published April 1, 2016 – Categories: Business, Caring for Orphans, Family, Haiti, LSM, News, Uncategorized

How the Easter Message is Transforming Lives Around the World

“I know that my redeemer lives and that in the end He will stand on the earth.” Job 19:25

 

The Easter message is a powerful story that many of us have grown up with and has woven into the fabric of our lives. But for millions around the world, their introduction to this message comes in drastically different ways.

 

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Published March 24, 2016 – Categories: Adoption, Caring for Orphans, Combating Exploitation, Ethiopia, Haiti, LSM, Uncategorized

On the Ground for a Higher Purpose

Over the last few weeks, dedicated teams of men and women have been on the ground in Haiti, working at the Ag Park, putting roofs on homes in local communities and even hosting a small VBS for the community with some of our Homes of Hope families.

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Published March 17, 2016 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Haiti, LSM

Changing a Child’s World – One Mother at a Time

SehnsuchtFive years ago, Yetti was not a woman you would hold up as a model for other women, especially other mothers, to emulate.

 

She was living on the streets, selling herself for food. Abandoned as a child herself, she had been living this life since she was twelve years old. At seventeen—still nearly a kid herself—she became pregnant. More desperate than ever, wondering how in the world she would care for her tiny baby, she nearly gave up hope.

 

Until … she cried out to God for help.

 

 

Through God’s dramatic intervention, Yetti met LSM staff who knew she was worth more, deserved more, and was made for more. Through their support, she was able to leave the streets behind and receive the counseling and healing she needed to change her life.

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Published March 10, 2016 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Combating Exploitation, Ethiopia, Family, LSM, Uncategorized

Lives Are Changing

LSM’s Annual Benefit Auction in Bluffton, IN

This Saturday – March 5! 

 

A million details. A thousand thanks. Hundreds of kids helped. One unforgettable evening.

 

These numbers serve as a powerful reminder that when we pull together, big things happen. But none bigger than the impact on the hundreds children who will be reached as a result of LSM’s Annual Benefit Auction.

 

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Published March 2, 2016 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Ethiopia, Haiti, LSM, News, Uncategorized

5 Resources to Fuel Your Passion for the Fatherless

Is God calling you into a greater personal commitment to care for orphans? Being well-supported in your ministry will encourage, strengthen and equip you for the day-to-day journey.

 

Here are five organizations producing great content and resources that can help:  

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Published February 24, 2016 – Categories: Adoption, Business, Caring for Orphans, LSM, Uncategorized

Three Things You Can Do on the World Day of Social Justice

“Seeking justice begins with seeking our God who created justice.” —Bethany Hoang, Author of The Justice Calling, Advisor for International Justice Mission

 

Saturday, February 20 is the World Day of Social Justice—a time to promote freedom, equality and hope, and to take action to help eradicate poverty and support the dignity of all humans, especially the forgotten children on the fringes of society.

 

As you reflect on this today, spend some time with God considering how He might use you to bring justice to the world’s most vulnerable.

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Published February 19, 2016 – Categories: Caring for Orphans, Combating Exploitation, LSM, Uncategorized

Opening Your Home to a Child Opens Your Heart to the Father

Sara Hagerty and her husband, Nate, pulled into the driveway with their newly adopted son and daughter for the first time and sighed with contentment. The children they had prayed so deeply for were finally home.

 

The transition with their new children felt natural. Sara and Nate rejoiced in the smooth journey, joyful that God was using them to raise children who would have been extremely vulnerable without them.

 

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Published February 17, 2016 – Categories: Adoption, Family, LSM, Uncategorized

Experience Love for the First Time

Love is a gift. And no one understands that better than a child who experiences love after great pain and suffering. Meet a few children whose lives have been transformed by the love of a family:

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Published February 12, 2016 – Categories: Uncategorized

Mark Your Calendar Now for These Powerful Events

As you plan for your year ahead, consider making room for these powerful events that don’t just fill your social calendar, they help fulfill the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

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Published February 9, 2016 – Categories: Adoption, Caring for Orphans, Combating Exploitation, LSM, News, Uncategorized

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