Keep a Brother and Sister Together

June 19, 2017 brianaremkus
Will you please help us advocate? Lifeline is currently advocating for a sweet sibling set 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. This brother and sister will be separated in
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June Monthly Focus: Alumni Families

June 9, 2017 brianaremkus
Why Alumni Families Are Important Alumni families are invaluable! Their experiences and first-hand knowledge make them some of the greatest sources of encouragement and wisdom for others. Like-minded families, who have gone through similar circumstances, can be a beacon of hope for others who are struggling, overwhelmed, or find themselves in unfamiliar territory. Talking with
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What happens to children who age out in China?

June 6, 2017 brianaremkus
In the United States, only 8% of children adopted from China were adopted at ages older than 4. Statistically, that means once a child turns 5 their chances of being adopted dramatically decrease. In China, once a child turns 14 they are no longer available for international adoption. As our ministry seeks to advocate for
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May Monthly Focus: Pregnancy Counseling

May 8, 2017 rachelmiley
The Need Women who are facing unplanned or crisis pregnancies can often feel hopeless. As a result of varying circumstances, these women often question whether parenting is best for them or their child. Some women are led to believe that abortion is the only option to parenting and are often unaware of the option of
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Program Spotlight: China

May 2, 2017 international
Lifeline’s China program is currently accepting applications for eligible families! What’s new in your program? Over the past few years, China has become more and more of a relational program. Most recently, China has invited Lifeline to participate in Kids Camps, which afford us two weeks to spend true one-on-one time getting to know a
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Changes in China | Lifeline Foster Center Update

April 19, 2017 rachelmiley
As of this week, all of the children in the care of Lifeline’s Foster Center have been moved back to their orphanages. We are saddened by the implications of this news for the children we have loved and cared for, as well as the children all over the country of China who will be affected. Although our hearts are broken over these events, we know that this was not a surprise to our Heavenly Father.
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April Monthly Focus: International Adoption

April 6, 2017 international
Problem: Currently, there are over 153 million orphaned and vulnerable children in the world today. Each year, Lifeline serves more than 400 families in various stages of the adoption process. The reality is there are many more children that are in need and are waiting for permanent families. At Lifeline inter-country adoption is growing and
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Two Older Children from Taiwan Need Forever Families

April 5, 2017 brianaremkus
Help find Alex and Eden forever families! Our team is prayerfully searching for families for 9-year-old Alex and 9-year-old Eden. Both children are on the waiting child list for adoption. At Lifeline, it is our heart to advocate for all orphans, especially older ones like these precious children. Please join us in advocating for Eden
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Program Spotlight: Latin America

April 5, 2017 international
Program Spotlight: Latin America Lifeline’s Latin America group is currently accepting applications for the countries of Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Dominican Republic. What’s new in your program? We have been thrilled to see our pilot families return home with their newly adopted children from our programs in Brazil and Honduras. And, we have been
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