Foster Care Retreat

March 28, 2015
Lifeline’s commitment to foster care ministry extends well beyond initial training. In addition to encouragement and counseling as needed, Lifeline hosts an annual retreat for our foster families, intended to be a time of refreshment and equipping. As part of every retreat, guest speakers instruct parents regarding issues that are practical and relevant to foster
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Foster Care Chose Us

March 23, 2015
Foster care chose us. That’s what I always say, but it’s true. The Father sculpted a picture on our hearts long ago, just as a child creates imprints into modeling clay. There it lay on our hearts, pressed and fitted to our souls. We couldn’t run from foster care, just as we couldn’t outrun the
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Wonderful Are Your Works

March 20, 2015
In February, a team from Lifeline provided care for the sweet children in our foster care center in China. Their time at the center allowed for the foster staff to celebrate Chinese New Year with their families and to have some time of respite from the daily demands of caring for others. Hear how God
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Watching Him Work

March 19, 2015
Hear from an (un)adopted trip participant who recently traveled to the China Foster Center: My recent visit to Lifeline’s Foster Center was wonderful. Our purpose was to provide several days of vacation for the nannies during the Chinese New Year. Our days were simple but full as we cared for thirteen children aged eleven months
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Days 8 & 9: Game Night, Crafts, Fishing & a Carnival!

March 17, 2015
(Pictured above is Cassie enjoying her cotton candy.) This past weekend at Winter Camp 2015 has been just a full as the days leading up to it! The children are full of energy and are loving every minute of activity! In fact, they barely slow down to sleep at night! Friday Friday afternoon we ventured
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Day 7: Day Trip to New Orleans

March 13, 2015
(Pictured above: Timmur and Lanie getting ready for the IMAX movie) DAY TRIP TO NEW ORLEANS: IMAX, Aquarium & Beignets! Thursday morning started earlier than usual, as we all prepared to travel to New Orleans for the day! The kids ate breakfast and loaded the bus for the 2 hour drive across the bayou. The
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Update on the Children of Lifeline's Winter Camp 2015

March 13, 2015
Today marks the half-way point for Lifeline’s Winter Camp with these precious children! They are each having so much fun and we continue to see more and more of their personalities each day. Here’s an update on each child!​ Cade is a sharp, strong-willed 9-year-old boy. He enjoys playing outside with cars and trucks, running around
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Day 6: Shopping, Animals, Buffets & Sunshine!

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(Pictured above, Camille enjoying the train ride at the zoo) With all this rain, the kids were ready to get out of the house… and Target was the perfect place to start! Each child was gifted a $20 gift card, paired with a buddy and set free to pick out whatever they wanted!  It was so sweet
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Day 5: Dentist Visit & the Good Shepherd

March 12, 2015
Though today was another rainy day, that didn’t put an end to our fun! An eye and dentist appointment don’t usually sound fun to anyone, but most of the the kids enjoyed it (let’s face it no one likes going to the dentist). Some of the children had their appointments that morning, and then we
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