Welcome Home Newton!

October 20, 2017 waitingchild
The wait is over for little Newton! Soon, his family will be traveling to Ningxia, China to complete his adoption. Praise the Lord!
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Welcome Home Madeline!

October 20, 2017 waitingchild
We are so excited that Madeline will soon be coming home to her family! We are celebrating that this precious child from Maoming, China has a family pursuing her!
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Welcome Home Marshall!

October 20, 2017 waitingchild
We are praising the Lord that precious Marshall will soon be coming home from Maoming in China soon! We can’t wait to see what the Lord has in store for him!
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Welcome Home Mali!

October 20, 2017 waitingchild
The wait is over for beautiful Mali! Soon, her forever family will be traveling to Maoming, China to complete her adoption. Praise the Lord!
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Welcome Home January!

October 20, 2017 waitingchild
January has been preliminarily matched with a forever family! We are thanking the Lord that he has provided a family for this little one from Nanjing, China!
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Lifeline Florida and Clay Shoot Fundraiser

October 20, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode Herbie Newell talks with David "Willy" Wooten about what's happening with Lifeline Florida and the upcoming Clay Shoot Fundraiser being held in Jacksonville, Florida on November 11, 2017.
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Kyrgyzstan Family Reunion Recap

October 19, 2017 rachelmiley
Lifeline recently had the opportunity to host a Kyrgyzstan Family Reunion in Birmingham! Four of the five families that have brought children home from Kyrgyzstan were able to meet and fellowship with one another.
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Colombia Kids Camp Wrap-Up

October 19, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode Herbie Newell talks with Oscar, Beth, Elana from Fana about Colombia Kids Camp and finding forever homes for these precious children.
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Call to prayer - China - Isaiah 41:10-14

October 18, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode Herbie Newell prays with us through Lifeline prayers for Wednesday October 17 focusing on China.
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Orphan Care and Adoption in Romania

October 17, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode Herbie Newell and David Wooten discuss adoption and orphan care in Romania.
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Ruth: Chapter 4

October 16, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode Blake Wilson shares wisdom from Chapter 4 of the Book of Ruth.
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Adoption and Racial Reconciliation with John Onwuchekwa Part II

October 13, 2017 Justin Walters
In Part II of this interview with Pastor John Onwuchekwa, Herbie and John discuss adoption, racial reconciliation, and more.
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Adoption and Racial Reconciliation with John Onwuchekwa Part I

October 12, 2017 Justin Walters
In Part I of this interview with Pastor John Onwuchekwa, Herbie and John discuss adoption, racial reconciliation, and more.
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Call to Prayer: Hosea 14:3

October 11, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode we pray by name for each of the precious Colombian children God has brought to Birmingham for Kids Camp.
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10 Things That Will Kill Your Church's Orphan Care Ministry: Pt.5

October 10, 2017 rachelmiley
For orphan ministry to be effective, it has to be connected to the overall mission and vision of the church. In elevating prayer, we acknowledge our helplessness and utter dependence upon God. Prayer is something tangible. It is communion with the Most High God. It is the most important work.
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10 Things That Will Kill Your Church's Orphan Care Ministry: Pt.4

October 10, 2017 rachelmiley
With all the possible ways that we can respond to caring for orphans, we have to narrow the focus. Many times, pastors do not outright oppose orphan care as much they marginalize it by their lack of enthusiasm or weak support.
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10 Things That Will Kill Your Church's Orphan Care Ministry: Pt.3

October 10, 2017 rachelmiley
There is no way that an individual local church can really be engaged in local and global orphan care at a high level without help. One of the reasons that churches struggle to engage people in orphan care is the mistaken impression that if you aren’t going to adopt you can’t do orphan care, and often, we subtly reinforce it.
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10 Things That Will Kill Your Church's Orphan Care Ministry: Pt.2

October 10, 2017 rachelmiley
If we are going to call families to jump in and engage the orphan care crisis by adopting and fostering, we have to be ready to support them through our church communities. We need to celebrate the good things that happen in orphan care through the church with the church.
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10 Things That Will Kill Your Church's Orphan Care Ministry: Pt.1

October 10, 2017 rachelmiley
Today’s post begins the series entitled “10 Things That Will Kill Your Church’s Orphan Ministry.” This series is born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed some common mistakes that cause these ministries to struggle and even fail. Over the next few weeks, I want to share those observations with you in an effort to help and to stir a discussion about the good things being done to minister well in orphan care.
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Cathy Leeke: South Carolina State Director

October 10, 2017 Justin Walters
In this episode Cathy Leeke shares somethings God is doing through Lifeline's South Carolina office and looks at some exciting things on the horizon.
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