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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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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