Paul & Bethany Martin

Paul & Bethany Martin

Janesville, WI

Hello! We are Paul and Bethany Martin. We have been married for almost nine years now, and have four kiddos: Daniel , Kathleen, Samantha, and Desmond. A few years ago, we felt that God was calling us to pursue adoption, we just didn't know how or when. We believe that all human life is valuable because it is created by God, and adoption is a beautiful, gospel-centered way to put that belief into practice. Now, after years of talking and praying, we are excited to welcome baby Martin #5 into our family this October.

Hello! We are Paul and Bethany Martin. We have been married for almost nine years now, and have four kiddos: Daniel , Kathleen, Samantha, and Desmond. A few years ago, we felt that God was calling us to pursue adoption, we just didn't know how or when. We believe that all human life is valuable because it is created by God, and adoption is a beautiful, gospel-centered way to put that belief into practice. Now, after years of talking and praying, we are excited to welcome baby Martin #5 into our family this October.

Waiting Baby

Orphan USA

After a few years of feeling like we were on standby, last year we felt like God was telling us it was time to get started looking for our baby. After a scramble to complete our home study, and a short wait on the National Down Syndrome Adoption Network's registry, we got the call that we had been chosen by a birth family for the placement of a baby boy with Down Syndrome.

Ms. Jane

Widow Janesville, WI

The widow we have the opportunity to serve is Jane Swanson, who lives in Janesville with the youngest of her six children, Jaimee. The Swanson family has been a very important part of both our lives for many years, and we are so thankful to have an outlet to "give back" to a person who has given so much to her church family and community.

Our Both Hands Project

Project September 15, 2018

A team of volunteers is completing a service project of fixing up a widow's home. We are raising sponsorship for our day of service. The funds raised will help an orphan to become adopted into a forever family. Will you sponsor us?

Help the Martin adoption today!

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Avoid credit card processing fees by mailing a donation check payable to "Lifesong for Orphans" and mail to:

Lifesong for Orphans
P.O. Box 40 
Gridley, IL 61744
write in the memo line "Martin #7891"

This project is administered by Lifesong for Orphans, a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. Lifesong has been blessed with a partner that underwrites all US administrative and fund-raising costs (TMG Foundation and other partners). That means 100% of your donation will go directly to the need…helping orphans. Lifesong is a certified member of the Evangelical Council on Financial Accountability.
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Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress...

James 1:27 (NIV)

Both Hands. One for the widow. One for the orphan.

1043

Orphans Closer to Home

$9.6 Million

Dollars Raised

916

Widows Served

830

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