Webinar: Roadmap to International Adoption

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Created by rachelmiley

Roadmap to International Adoption
Thursday, March 15, 2018

6:00 – 7:00 CST


Has your family considered International Adoption? Join us for this webinar on Thursday, March 15 as we guide you through what the international adoption process looks like. We will walk you through the steps involved beginning with the application process, home study, travel, financing your adoption, and learning more about our international adoption programs!


Blake Rogers

Blake Rogers, George State Director – Blake joined the Lifeline team in June of 2017. Originally from Milan, Georgia, he moved to Louisville, Kentucky to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical and Theological Studies at Boyce College and then an Advanced Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. From 2011-2014, Blake served in and led the undergraduate admissions team at Boyce College. In July of 2014, he was chosen to serve at the Director of Athletics, Health and Recreation, and the H. Hart Hagan Health Clinic for the college and seminary. He also had the privilege of coaching the intercollegiate basketball team during those years; one year as an Assistant Coach and five years at the Head Coach. From 2012-2017, he also served as the Youth Pastor for Fisherville Baptist Church in Fisherville, Kentucky. Blake has seven adopted siblings from China and is personally passionate about seeing the local church take ownership of its mission of caring for orphans. He and his wife, Abbie, have one son, Canon.


Levacy Smith_Square

Levacy Smith, North Carolina State Director –Levacy Smith is a master’s level graduate from the University of South Carolina in Social Work and has called the Carolinas her home for all of her life. After graduating in 1999, she felt that God led her to the field of adoptions and she has remained in this field for her entire social work career (over 17 years) and believes wholeheartedly that every child deserves a family. Levacy’s husband, Nathan, is an itinerate Christian speaker and ministers to thousands of teenagers and college aged students here in the US and abroad, as well as, leads short term mission trips to several African countries. Levacy has traveled to many foreign countries and helps with orphan efforts through her local church in Ethiopia and Kenya.  She and her husband, Nathan, have two daughters, Gracie, age 15 and Sophie, age 13. Levacy has worked in foster care adoptions, with domestic birthmother programs, and with conducting adoption home studies.  Levacy has served Lifeline clients for many years and has been officially on staff since 2012.


Questions about the webinar? Email marcy.larson@lifelinechild.org

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