The Hike: Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome

January 4, 2017 international
Scott and his wife, Haley, adopted Eden from China as an aging out child with Down Syndrome. Listen to his story about how God calmed his heart about adopting a child with different abilities and then amazed him with the value and beauty of her precious life. “Three years ago, I was terrified at what
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A Savior born at Christmas to fill our deepest need.

December 22, 2016 rachelmiley
Maybe you have felt great despair this year because of the passing of a loved one; your mom, your dad, your sister or your brother. Maybe you felt despair because things seem so uncertain because a spouse lost their job, unexpected medical bills were incurred, or money was tight. Maybe you felt despair because you
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Lifeline Then and Now

December 22, 2016 brianaremkus
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Lifeline’s ministry and our work in Birmingham, the United States and the nations. What an incredible blessing it’s been to look back at our history and see God’s faithful hand at work each and every step of the way.  His faithful hand of provision is so abundantly evident as we
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Change One Life | The Catanias

December 16, 2016 rachelmiley
“God can move mountains. It seems impossible, but God is the God of impossibility, especially in orphan care. Because He wants them in families. So act out in faith. Start. If it’s God’s will He will see it through.” Take a moment to consider what God is calling you to.
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Change One Life | Sophie's Story

November 18, 2016 justinwalters
Lifeline’s work through (un)adopted literally makes the difference between life and death for many precious children around the world. In April 2016, a Lifeline team visited an orphanage partner in southeastern China for a look into how Lifeline’s work is impacting the care for children in the orphanage. However, the visit proved to be a
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Change One Life | The Bishops

November 18, 2016 justinwalters
A vision for holistic redemption in foster care requires an entire community to bridge the gap between a fallen world and the God who cares for the vulnerable. Read the story below and consider how you can be part of the story of someone’s reconciliation: During the summer of 2015, Brandon and Trina Bishop agreed
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Change One Life | A Letter From Herbie

November 18, 2016 justinwalters
Last month, Lifeline’s President/Executive Director, Herbie Newell, shared about one of his most challenging days at Lifeline. The ending of that day was one that only God could have orchestrated. However, Herbie’s heart recognized his dependence upon a good God, no matter what happened. Surrounding that challenging day were heavy circumstances. Difficulties with several countries
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That Others May Know Him

November 8, 2016 international
As the (un)adopted® Coordinator, I often have the privilege of organizing and coordinating trips to our partners around the world. As much as I enjoy this aspect of my job, it doesn’t come close to that joy I experienced organizing a trip for one of our partners to come visit Lifeline in the United States.
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Waiting and Wondering...

November 8, 2016 international
Children. Waiting. Children waiting for a long time. Adoptable children waiting in foster care, with no adoptive resource. In Kansas, nearly 400 adoptable children are waiting through the foster care system. Let the picture unfold in your mind: little ones have been shuffled from home to home, although many of them are not so little
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