Lifeline Introduces New Building Space

April 25, 2018 rachelmiley
If you are a friend of Lifeline, you probably noticed the deep extent to which our staff connects and integrates with one another for the purpose of our ministry. For that reason, moving into one office has been a consistent goal and dream of our ministry for several years. Between opening new locations across the
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Lifeline Provides Needed Training for Colombian Foster Families

February 28, 2018 rachelmiley
This past weekend we held our very first foster parent training in Colombia. ICBF is the child welfare division of the Colombian government which oversees foster families and adoption. They were so gracious to give us this opportunity to pilot a program to educate local Colombian foster families through a two-part training.
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Lifeline Partners with Planet Fundraiser

February 16, 2018 rachelmiley
  Looking for an easy way to make a big difference? Lifeline has recently partnered with Planet Fundraiser, an organization that allows businesses near you to support causes that YOU care about. When you shop, vendors indicate a percentage they will donate from your purchase.   What is Planet Fundraiser?  Businesses near you choose a
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Lifeline Kansas Expands with CPO Ministry

January 19, 2018 rachelmiley
The Lifeline Kansas team is excited to announce some big news about how God is working! In the Fall of 2017 Lifeline was approached and asked by the Caring Pregnancy Options board if we would pray about taking on their ministry in Topeka, Kansas. We were happy to tell the CPO board we would be thrilled
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Colombian Waiting Children visit USA

December 22, 2017 rachelmiley
We have the most adorable FOUR Colombian siblings in the USA right now being hosted by a wonderful family over Christmas! They are loving learning English and about Southern culture. Right now, they are in urgent need of a forever family. Could that be you or someone you know? We are trying to find their forever
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$300 Scholarship Available for Lifeline Families

November 1, 2017 rachelmiley
Many times financial barriers can be an obstacle to families embarking on an adoption journey. We understand that funding an international adoption is daunting, so Lifeline strives to provide support and relief, whenever possible, for families.
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Adoption and Fostering Counseling Services are Growing

September 22, 2017 rachelmiley
Walking with families through their adoption and fostering journeys is one of the joys of our staff at Lifeline. Understanding the great need for families to receive support after a new child comes home, we have been privileged to open up our counseling ministry to help adoptive and fostering families grow and love in a
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A Celebration of Beginnings: India

September 1, 2017 brianaremkus
The Master Architect Burdened to adopt from India, the Nichols family attended an informational meeting at Lifeline in 2014, knowing that an international adoption program for India was not yet in existence. But, God was busy behind the scenes, crafting a beautiful story that no one could have imagined. Unknown to the Nichols, Lifeline was
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August Monthly Focus: (un)adopted

August 24, 2017 rachelmiley
Problem: At Lifeline, we believe that orphan care must be a multi-faceted approach. Adoption is a beautiful part of God’s call to care for orphans; however, only a tiny fraction of adoptable children are adopted each year—from within their birth country or internationally. The difficult truth is that children who do not have a forever
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Finding Forever Families for 3 Lifeline Kids Campers

August 16, 2017 rachelmiley
We are currently advocating for these three precious kiddos from Latin America. It is a special and unique privilege that we have to know each of these children personally and begin to advocate for them soon. These 3 children are currently at Lifeline Kids Camp in Texas, where they are spending time with Lifeline staff,
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2nd Quarter Defender Report | 2017

August 9, 2017 rachelmiley
The gospel is reaching vulnerable children and families through Lifeline, and we want to share some of the exciting things made possible through the gifts of our partners. Read further updates here.
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July Monthly Focus: Church Initiatives and Partnerships

July 5, 2017 rachelmiley
At Lifeline, we believe we already have the answer to the world’s orphan care crisis, and the answer isn’t wrapped up in a new program, or even an old one. The answer has been right in front of us since Jesus gave it to us. The answer is the Church.     Orphaned and vulnerable
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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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June Monthly Focus: Alumni Families

June 9, 2017 brianaremkus
Why Alumni Families Are Important Alumni families are invaluable! Their experiences and first-hand knowledge make them some of the greatest sources of encouragement and wisdom for others. Like-minded families, who have gone through similar circumstances, can be a beacon of hope for others who are struggling, overwhelmed, or find themselves in unfamiliar territory. Talking with
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What happens to children who age out in China?

June 6, 2017 brianaremkus
In the United States, only 8% of children adopted from China were adopted at ages older than 4. Statistically, that means once a child turns 5 their chances of being adopted dramatically decrease. In China, once a child turns 14 they are no longer available for international adoption. As our ministry seeks to advocate for
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May Monthly Focus: Pregnancy Counseling

May 8, 2017 rachelmiley
The Need Women who are facing unplanned or crisis pregnancies can often feel hopeless. As a result of varying circumstances, these women often question whether parenting is best for them or their child. Some women are led to believe that abortion is the only option to parenting and are often unaware of the option of
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Changes in China | Lifeline Foster Center Update

April 19, 2017 rachelmiley
As of this week, all of the children in the care of Lifeline’s Foster Center have been moved back to their orphanages. We are saddened by the implications of this news for the children we have loved and cared for, as well as the children all over the country of China who will be affected. Although our hearts are broken over these events, we know that this was not a surprise to our Heavenly Father.
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Program Spotlight: Eurasia

April 19, 2017 international
Lifeline’s Eurasia program is currently accepting applications for the countries of Ukraine, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, and a new country coming soon! What’s new in your program? Our Eurasia countries had a spectacular 2016 with 40 children coming home and we are off to an exciting start in 2017. With eight countries in
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Program Spotlight: Southeast Asia

April 11, 2017 international
Lifeline’s Southeast Asia program is currently accepting applications for the countries of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and India. What’s new in your program? We have seen some exciting growth in our India, Taiwan, and Hong Kong programs over the past few months. Many children have been added to the waiting child lists, and we are so
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April Monthly Focus: International Adoption

April 6, 2017 international
Problem: Currently, there are over 153 million orphaned and vulnerable children in the world today. Each year, Lifeline serves more than 400 families in various stages of the adoption process. The reality is there are many more children that are in need and are waiting for permanent families. At Lifeline inter-country adoption is growing and
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