Day 3: Church and the Easter Story

March 10, 2015
It was a pleasure to spend Sunday with the children from Chongqing. The day started out with a church service at a Local Chinese Church in Hattiesburg, MS.  All of us, especially the children, were welcomed and introduced by name in the service.  It was a joy to see each child smile as their name
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Day 2: Rest and Fishing

March 9, 2015
We are so thankful to have the children and the orphanage directors here with us! Everyone arrived safely yesterday and today was a great day getting to know the children. We started the day with some yummy breakfast and then took a nature walk. The children loved walking around and seeing different types of trees,
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Day 1: THE KIDS ARE HERE!

March 8, 2015
We are happy to share that after hours upon hours of travel across the ocean and half the globe, our special visitors from China have ARRIVED! Today will be a day of rest and transition as the children settle into a new time zone and get used to their new surroundings.  Over the next two weeks, we will be posting regular
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Alabama's Inaugural International Adoption Celebration

March 4, 2015
On January 29, 2015, the Kulavich family attended Alabama’s inaugural International Adoption Celebration in the Old House Chamber of the Alabama State Capitol. Families were able to meet many of the state workers who process paperwork for adoptive families and to greet the Secretary of State, John Merrill, as well as Governor Bentley. The Governor
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(un)adopted in the Dominican Republic

February 28, 2015
In the Dominican Republic, (un)adopted has partnered with Niños de la Luz, a family-like environment which houses twelve orphaned boys. This type of environment gives more personal attention to children who have experienced tremendous loss and who need to experience deep nurture and love. Most of the home’s residents come from traumatic backgrounds of various
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God at Work in Uganda

February 13, 2015
We are so thankful for our partnership with Pastor Raphael and King Jesus Ministries in Busega, Uganda. We join Pastor Raphael in excitement as we anticipate what the new year will hold. Below is written by Pastor Raphael: Like we normally do before each year starts and closes, we met with the parents of our
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Foster Care Update

February 12, 2015
Lifeline is continually amazed at what the Lord is doing through our foster care ministry! In 2014, we were able to provide gospel-centered homes to almost 100 children. We also saw new relationships formed with birth families, leading some to attend church with foster parents. Birth parents are stating that the education and support they
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Lifeline's Foster Center in China

February 11, 2015
Lifeline Children’s Services and (un)adopted staff, along with six volunteers, have the privilege of traveling to Lifeline’s Foster Center in China during February 15th-23rd. The team will be traveling during Chinese New Year, an important holiday when many businesses close and families gather to celebrate the coming year. Our team’s primary purpose is to offer
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5 Practical Ways to Show Love to Your Children

February 10, 2015
I think most of us would agree that all people need love. Love is an essential part of growing and developing as a human being. God did not create mankind to live void of emotion and relationship; these things are indispensable, especially when parenting adopted children. Adoption begins a lifelong process of attachment and bonding
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