A Life-Affirming Approach to Being Pro-Life

August 2, 2017 rachelmiley
Christie Mac Segars, Lifeline Vice President of Domestic Services   Affirming Life Lifeline was founded in 1981 to give women in unexpected pregnancies an alternative to abortion, and this ministry strongly continues today. From our founding we have been part of the pro-life cause as we bear strong convictions that EVERY person is an image
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The Option of Adoption

May 6, 2016 rachelmiley
As a counselor who serves women in unexpected and crisis pregnancies, the brokenness of the world is on display before my eyes: the Enemy has distorted, in so many ways, the message of abortion. The world tells women that abortion is loving—that abortion is the only way to prevent your child and you from suffering
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Love Beyond Placement

January 27, 2016 mpanik
Leah always knew she had a clear calling to be a part of foster care ministry. As a single woman, she trusted the Lord to equip for everything He called her to do. In January 2015 she got her licensure as a foster parent, and in April she got her first placement—a 7-month-old little boy.
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Life Matters - The Sanctity of Human Life

January 8, 2016 mpanik
Sanctity of Life Sunday is coming up on January 17, 2016..  As with Orphan Sunday, Lifeline has created resources for you and your church.  We recognize that ALL human life is sacred and precious in the eyes of our great God.  Ephesians 2:10 says “ For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which
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Praying for Your Child’s Birth Mother and Father

October 15, 2015
Kenisha is a Lifeline birthmother who came to the Lifeline Maternity Village in the summer before her senior year of high school. As a pregnant teen, she chose an adoption plan for her child and, with the help of Lifeline, placed a precious baby boy for adoption. She offers her testimony as a source of
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What if abortion became illegal?

October 5, 2015 mpanik
In light of the recent release of videos detailing the horrific work of abortions inside Planned Parenthood and the move to defund this organization from federal tax monies, I began to think, “What if abortion became illegal in the U.S. tomorrow?” What would I do? How would I respond? Instantly, I knew that I would
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Honoring Your Child’s Birth Mother

April 23, 2015 brianaremkus
Birth mothers of children who have been adopted or who are in foster care play a significant role in their children’s lives. Regardless of how many years, days, or moments they spent with their children after they were born, birth mothers are, and will always be, a part of their children’s identity. For this reason,
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Remembering in Joy and Grief

April 21, 2015
At Lifeline, we honor birth mothers who have made the courageous choice to give life and the brave but difficult choice of adoption. Courageous, brave, loved—these are all words we use to describe birth mothers because they are a reflection of selflessness—the true embodiment of love. We are proud to be a part of honoring
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Equipping the Church to Care with Grace & Sensitivity

April 18, 2015 brianaremkus
In our churches, we want to honor mothers while also being cognizant of the truth that many in our church family are hurting. The nature of foster care can create a situation in which we want to be especially sensitive that Mother’s Day can be a difficult day for birth parents, foster parents, and children
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Silent Mothers

January 28, 2015
Forty-two years ago the Roe v Wade decision demolished abortion laws in all 50 states and created abortion on demand through all nine months of pregnancy. It presumed that a child in the womb is not a person, thus not protected by the Constitution, and that a woman’s “right to privacy” afforded her the right
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Broken for What Breaks Him

January 15, 2015 brianaremkus
“Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! The sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, passive homosexual partners, practicing homosexuals, thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 I have seen this passage used numerous times
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Sanctity of ALL Life

January 12, 2015
As believers, do we truly comprehend the ‘sanctity’ of life? We all say we stand for this, but do our lives, thoughts, and actions reflect this? Do we value some lives more than others? Do we value earthly life more than eternal life? As the ministry of Lifeline goes deeper into this broken and sinful
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The Sanctity of Life Through the Eyes of an Adoptee

January 9, 2015
On January 13th, 1984 President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that January 22nd would be National Sanctity of Life Day. Reagan reminded all of America that “the values and freedoms we cherish as Americans rest on our fundamental commitment to the sanctity of human life. The first of the `unalienable rights’ affirmed by our Declaration of Independence
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No Sacrifice Too Big: A Birthmother's Poem

January 7, 2015 brianaremkus
Brenda is the birthmother of 16 month old, Michael. She has cared and loved little Michael since he came home from the hospital over one year ago. Unfortunately, Brenda had a series of difficult circumstances occur that made caring for Michael and herself a daily challenge. Brenda wanted very much to be able to continue
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Love Letter About the Son I Never Knew

October 9, 2014
This Lifeline Birth Mother shares how choosing adoption was a true sign of love. “…It is so hard to grasp that Mike is 11!!! It seems just like yesterday that he was brought into this world. I am so proud of him and what he has accomplished. He isn’t a little boy anymore he is
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Opening Their Hearts to Hear

May 29, 2014
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. For He chose us in Him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight. In love He predestined us to be adopted as
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She is not giving up.

July 3, 2013
Sharing the voice, love, and sacrifice of birthmothers is so important to me. It is important to me because birthmothers are so often misunderstood and mistaken.  I have been honored to walk part of this journey with many beautiful women. I have witnessed the incredible pain and determination of delivery… seen the over-flowing love of
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Encountering God in a Hospital

June 27, 2013
Encounters with God often happen at the most awkward and uncomfortable moments of my life. Years ago, I went, for the first time, with some folks to pass out coats to men and women who were homeless. These families were living on the streets in the dead of winter in my capital city. Just before
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Kind

June 3, 2013
Recently, I had the pleasure of being a tiny part of a child’s story. A child with medical special needs was being considered for adoption. His biological mother, living in the US, but native to another country, tried to figure out every way to care for her child. She tried to figure out a way to
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“Mom”: My most treasured title?

May 13, 2013
What a fantastic weekend God provided to me. I was showered with love, gifts, affection, and lots of hugs and kisses. All this because I have the title “Mom”. I love that three beautiful girls call me “Mommy” and a loving man calls me “Wife”. But this weekend wasn’t great just because of this. My
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