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!

March 13, 2015 brianaremkus
(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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Day 4: A Rainy Day

March 11, 2015
Because of the rainy day, we cancelled the farm trip, but we still had fun. It did not rain until late morning, so we still played outside. The children played soccer, swung, and used their chalks to draw on the ground and all the things outside on the playground. We later on had some craft
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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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