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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Kids Camp: Day Eleven

January 21, 2016
Sometimes you have one of those days—an experience that thoroughly blesses your heart. Today was one of those for me as I helped with Kid’s Camp!   The children had a blast at The McWane Science Center. It was the perfect place to spend a morning exploring.  The mission of the center is to “change lives
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Kids Camp: Day Ten

January 21, 2016
Here at Lifeline, I work on the domestic side of things. I focus on families here in Alabama who desire to minister to birth parents and adopt domestically. Because of this, I was very excited to serve at Kids Camp. I was excited to see firsthand another side of Lifeline’s ministry and put faces to
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Kids Camp: Day Seven

January 21, 2016
This past weekend was our first time to volunteer at Lifeline’s Kids Camp. While the ten hosted children from Nanjing, China, may have been the reason we came, we walked away keenly aware of several life lessons. That seems to be a constant theme of volunteer service: go to serve, help, and walk away with
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Kids Camp: Day Six

January 21, 2016 brianaremkus
When you lie down, you will not be afraid; you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet. -Proverbs 3:24 The Lord put the verse above to mind as I looked at the room pictured here that had 5 almost-sleeping little ones from China. I got to experience Kids Camp last year and the
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Kids Camp: Day 5

January 21, 2016 brianaremkus
The time that I have spent at Kids Camp has truly been such a blessing. I have gotten the privilege to spend time with 10 amazing children, beautifully and wonderfully made in the image of the Most High God. The more time I have spent with these kids, the more I have felt overwhelmed by
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Kids Camp: Day 4

January 21, 2016
Today, we traveled to The Red Barn in Leeds,AL, a wonderful organization that provides riding lessons and camps for children with special needs and children from difficult backgrounds.  The Red Barn already partners with Lifeline’s foster care program, so we were excited to visit during Kid’s Camp! From the moment we got out of the van, the kids
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Kids Camp: Day Three

January 21, 2016
There have been many words that have entered my mind as I have spent time at Kid’s Camp.  But, the ones that keep coming back to me are brave and future. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to accompany the 10 children, here at Kid’s Camp, as they made a visit to the eye doctor. I
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Kids Camp: Day Two

January 21, 2016
It’s hard to imagine what going to sleep in one country and waking up in another country might be like, but for ten sweet, precious, little ones from China, today started their adventures in America. Jet lag didn’t seem to slow anyone down though as some of the littlest ones were awake with only three
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Kids Camp: Day 1

January 21, 2016
As we sit here at 2:53AM, our little Camp House is starting to settle for the night.  10 sweet children lie downstairs – 5 in the boys room, 5 in the girls room – each in a space that was intentionally prepared for them.  26 hours ago, these precious children did not know where they would
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View Our 2014 Annual Report

January 21, 2016
Since 1981, Lifeline has been engaged on the front lines of the ministry of bringing vulnerable children a hope and a future. Over time, we have grown in the ways that we accomplish this mission, but the gospel and the biblical mandate to care for the vulnerable have been the constant aim of our mission.
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Eurasia Information Webinar

January 21, 2016
Join us on Monday, September 28th from 7-8 PM CST for this special webinar, where we will be share exciting information about the Eurasia program which includes the countries of Bulgaria, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine. We want to inform families about the ins-and-outs of the adoption process for Eurasia and about the waiting children. Our hope
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Run for One 5K

January 21, 2016 brianaremkus
Click HERE to to visit our R(un) for One Website!
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WEBINAR: Advocating for the Kids from Chongqing and Love Manor

January 21, 2016
WEBINAR: Advocating for the Kids from Chongqing & Love Manor: A follow up to our 2015 Winter Camp Thursday, April 23rd 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST Please join us for an amazing night of hearing about our Winter 2015 Camp experience! Our Lifeline staff and other professionals spent two weeks with eight children from Chongqing
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