How Lemonade Stands are Helping Orphans

July 3, 2017 Justin Walters

In this episode Herbie Newell and his wife Ashley discuss the origin of Stand for Orphans and how this initiative of Lifeline Children's Services is impacting orphans around the world.

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The Call to Defend the Fatherless

July 3, 2017 Justin Walters

In this episode, Executive Director of Lifeline Children's Services, Herbie Newell, explores what it means to be a defender of orphans and vulnerable children and how the Body of Christ can help.

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Sibling group of 8 waiting for forever family

June 27, 2017 rachelmiley
We would love for you to help pray for these sweet little ones and their futures. We would love for you to help advocate and even consider if your family may be their future forever family. It should also be noted that the majority of the children are active and involved in local churches. They would love to have Christian parents, if possible.
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Welcome Home Nate!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
Nate has been matched with a forever family! We are thanking the Lord that he has provided a family for this little one from Ningxia in China!
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Welcome Home Jacob!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
We are so excited that Jacob will soon be coming home to his family! We are celebrating that this precious child from Nanjing, China has been matched with his family!
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Welcome Home Jessie!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
The wait is over for little Jessie! Soon, his family will be traveling to Nanjing in China to complete this adoption. Praise the Lord!
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Welcome Home Daniel!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
Praise the Lord that Daniel has been matched with a family! He will soon be traveling from Guilin, China to the USA with his loving family.
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Welcome Home Keira!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
We are praising the Lord that precious Keira will be coming home from Kunming in China soon! We can’t wait to see what the Lord has in store for her!
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Welcome Home Kerstin!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
Kerstin has been matched with a forever family! We are thanking the Lord that he has provided a family for this little one from Kunming in China!
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Welcome Home Kylen!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
We are so excited that Kylen will soon be coming home to his family! We are celebrating that this precious child from Kunming, China has been matched with his family!
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Welcome Home Kye!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
The wait is over for little Kye! Soon, his family will be traveling to Kunming in China to complete this adoption. Praise the Lord!
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Welcome Home Kelsi!

June 23, 2017 waitingchild
Praise the Lord that Kelsi has been matched with a family! She will soon be traveling from Kunming, China to the USA with her loving family.
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Collett Family Story

June 21, 2017 rachelmiley
During 2013, the Collett family went from a household of five to seven, including five teenagers, when they adopted Alyona and Zhenya from Ukraine. Since growing their family, they have adjusted to their new normal, including navigating challenges stemming from the dynamics of sibling relationships.
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Sibling Relationships Post-Placement

June 21, 2017 rachelmiley
Whether your children are close in age or not; whether they are the same or different genders; whether they verbalize any challenges or not; helping our children grow in their love for each other must be a priority.
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Keep a Brother and Sister Together

June 19, 2017 brianaremkus
Will you please help us advocate? Lifeline is currently advocating for a sweet sibling set from Latin America. Many times, we have seen where the government has been faced with difficult decision to separate the siblings in hopes of them having a better chance of being adopted. This brother and sister will be separated in
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Godly Men, Strong Families

June 16, 2017 rachelmiley
This is why, Men of God, we need to seek God with all of our hearts, with all of our minds, with all of our souls, and to love our wives as we love ourselves. We need to take up the weapons of this war and fight back for the sake of our marriages, for the sake of our families, and for the sake of the gospel to the nations.
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Love Like the Father

June 13, 2017 rachelmiley
“I told them that I want to be an advocate for their son first and foremost and also an advocate for them and their other children.” The meetings continued to occur about every two weeks, where they could discuss their goals and vision for the children and Lee could challenge Mindy and Mark to work on their marriage and personal growth.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Counseling

June 13, 2017 rachelmiley
At Lifeline, we know that families struggle post placement, and we expect challenges to arise as part of the journey. We desire to be a safe place where they can seek help from those struggles. Throughout the following frequently asked questions, we want to shed light onto what counseling at Lifeline looks like and to help answer some lingering questions many adoptive and foster families may have.
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Build hope. Break the cycle.

June 13, 2017 rachelmiley
Las Lomas desires to break that cycle one child at a time by giving these children a family. Through the leadership of Gene Idlett, the home’s Peruvian director, the children at Las Lomas are first provided with family to care for them. Believing that families make a difference, Gene hires families to care for the children instead of only individual caregivers, as most children’s homes do.
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God's Grand Plan

June 13, 2017 rachelmiley
She struggled with why the Lord would put adoption so heavily on heart, but not on her husband’s, but she waited. A couple of weeks later, Matt came home and said they should pursue this little girl. They hurried to find out about next steps but were told that another family had already filed paperwork to adopt her.
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