Join Lifeline at CAFO 2017

February 28, 2017 brianaremkus
What is CAFO? Each year, we look forward to partnering with Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit, and this year is no exception! #CAFO2017 is a two-day conference for orphan care advocates, adoptive and foster families, pastors, churches, professionals, those wanting to learn how to get involved in caring for the fatherless, and ANYONE who would like
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Latin America Waiting Child – February 2017

February 10, 2017 international
Lifeline is currently advocating for three sweet sibling sets from Latin America. Many times, we have seen where the government has been faced with difficult decision to separate the siblings in hopes of them having a better chance of being adopted. At Lifeline, it is our heart to advocate for siblings to stay together when
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Brazil Adoption Program Now Open

January 27, 2017 international
Lifeline is thrilled to announce the opening of the Brazil adoption program! After receiving our license in late 2015 to begin adoptions in Brazil, we began the program with two pilot families. Recently, our first pilot family was able to successfully complete their adoption journey and return home with their two beautiful children. As a
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Finding a Family for a Sweet 12 Year Old Boy

December 13, 2016 rachelmiley
Lifeline is currently advocating for a very sweet 12 year old boy from Latin America. The boy’s caregivers adore him and would very much like to find a family for him. We have been informed that he is healthy, loving and empathetic and that he truly desires to have a family. He shows joy and
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Change One Life for Christmas

December 6, 2016 rachelmiley
  Give a gift. Change one life. Change the world. Looking for a gift that’s impact will extend far beyond your initial investment? Give a gift to Lifeline in honor of someone in your life, and impact not only the ones you love, but also millions of vulnerable children and families across the globe. With
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A heart for China- Emerson Rose Heart Foundation

November 30, 2016 laurentaylor
  Through the generous partnership of Emerson Rose Heart Foundation Lifeline will be able to place $1500 grants on ten waiting children with heart conditions in China! Kaleb Nyle Lifeline was connected with the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation through Lifeline’s Event and Merchandise Manager, Krystal Brummitt, who recognized that Lifeline and the Emerson Rose Heart
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Ordinary People Making an Extraordinary Difference

October 22, 2016 brianaremkus
UNICEF tells us that there are 153 Million orphans around the world. The number of hurting and vulnerable children here and around the world is breathtaking. The reality is almost too big to grasp. The enormity of the number tends to depersonalize the struggle and can lead to a sense of helplessness. What if we
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Keep a family of 5 together

October 16, 2016 rachelmiley
Our team is searching for a family for a group of 5 siblings from Taiwan that are at risk for being separated. The oldest brother has the potential to be adopted without the rest of his siblings unless a family is willing to adopt them all together. Please help us find these precious kiddos a family
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Shifts in Fostering: From Licensing to Sending Agency

October 14, 2016 international
In 2009, Lifeline Children’s Services stepped into the world of foster care with the conviction that caring for children includes family reunification, birth family ministry, and providing quality homes that show the love of Christ to children and families in crisis. Since the beginning of our work in foster care, we have been able to
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Celebrating 35 Years of Lifeline

October 4, 2016 rachelmiley
The Great Commission, found in Matthew 28:19-20, is not relegated to a select few Christians; neither is the command to care for orphans and widows as communicated in James 1:27. In light of God’s call and their passion for the value of all lives, Wales Goebel and John Carr, opened Lifeline Children’s Services in 1981
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EXPANSION: Sponsorship in Pakistan

August 22, 2016 rachelmiley
... girls are often denied the opportunity for education and are especially vulnerable to child trafficking. Without intervention, the future of these children is bleak. Without the gospel it is hopeless. Now YOU can be a part of this amazing ministry in Pakistan!
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A Family for Five

August 16, 2016 rachelmiley
The central authority will need to separate the sibling group very soon if they do not have a family that can parent them all together. There are four girls and one boy, and they all range between ages 2-12 years old.
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NEW CHINA PROGRAM! Kids of Hope: Shining Light on the Shared List

August 11, 2016 rachelmiley
Lifeline’s international adoption program in China is excited to announce our participation in a new program giving us the chance to advocate for hundreds of waiting children in China.
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Urgent: Find Ricky a Family

June 30, 2016 rachelmiley
Ricky is 15.5 years old and will be aging out soon. He needs family – and fast!
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Stand for Orphans is Back

June 28, 2016 brianaremkus
Sometimes we may look at our children and dream about all the possibilities that lie before them—“They will change the world someday,” we think. But, they don’t have to wait until someday. They can change the world for other children today! And, we’ve made it easy for you! Discover how your children (and you) can
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Who Will You Honor? Father's Day 2016

June 3, 2016 rachelmiley
At Lifeline, we recognize that fatherhood can be an important reflection of God’s heart. This is so much behind Lifeline’s heart for the Gospel and family. We want to spread the word about God’s Heart for Father’s Day (read here) & honor men who exemplify the Gospel with their lives. So we’re doing a give away
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Watershed Moment for Haiti Adoptions

June 2, 2016 rachelmiley
-PRESS RELEASE- BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Lifeline Children’s Services led Dan and Julie Cruz of Pennsylvania through the first ever adoption in Haiti under the newly implemented Hague Convention procedures for the country. This milestone is monumental for Haiti and families who are seeking to adopt from this country, as it represents the culmination of years
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Post Placement Reports

January 22, 2016 brianaremkus
Once you return from Bulgaria with your child, your social worker will contact you about setting up post-placement meetings. Four post placement reports are required after the child is placed in your home. Reports are due at the following times: 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, and the final report due at 24 months.  These
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The Process

January 22, 2016
After you have spoken with a Bulgaria program point and have reviewed the Policies and Requirements and feel like you meet these qualifications you will complete and return to Lifeline the Doctrinal Statement, Christian Questionnaire, and application. You can access the application online. Fill out the application, doctrinal statement, and Christian Questionnaire and return these
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2015 Year in Review

January 22, 2016 mpanik
2015 was a great year for Lifeline! We want to share with you all the amazing things God did. Adoption: We live in a broken world, with some of the most vulnerable in the world—children—reeling from the effects of brokenness. The reality of their needs coupled with the command to care for the fatherless led
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