A Good Friday Perspective in a Global Pandemic

April 9, 2020 rachelmiley
They were locked in their homes in bondage. Plagues ravaged the land. Hope was almost dashed, and the way forward was uncertain. While this description could be the opening line of today’s news report, this in fact is a description of the scene facing the Israelites during their captivity in Egypt.   The Lord promised
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Truly Pro-Life

April 9, 2020 rachelmiley
It is necessary for us to be passionate proponents of life in the womb—we must be a voice for the voiceless. We must counsel women going through unplanned pregnancies to preserve the lives of the unborn. We must lobby and pray for laws and lawmakers who understand the sanctity of life of the unborn; however,
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Lifeline Kansas Pregnancy Clinic Appointment Request

April 7, 2020 megan
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Response to the Unexpected: Behaviors

April 7, 2020 rachelmiley
  In Birmingham, Ala., spring is in the air (and so is coronavirus disease 2019). Our daffodils are blooming, the azaleas are budding. It is the time of year we should all be out enjoying baseball and picnics and the beginning of the longer days. Instead we are all in this most unusual and unprecedented
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Educational Tip for at Home: Motor Development

April 2, 2020 rachelmiley
As we all begin to settle into a new rhythm of life for a while, a discussion has been taking place at Lifeline Children’s Services. In all that we do, we want to exercise good neighbor love during this response to COVID-19. We’ve been thinking, “What does it mean to be a good neighbor through
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Racial Reconciliation and the Gospel

April 2, 2020 rachelmiley
From cover to cover of God’s Word, the Lord repudiates and denounces all forms of racism and ethnocentrism. It is our adversary, the Devil, who brings hatred and animosity between the people created in God’s image. Our “adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour”(1 Peter 5:8) and wants to
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Resources for Educating Your Children at Home

March 25, 2020 megan
Sheryl Turner: Math Factmonster.com IXL.com Nicolethemathlady.com Virtualnerd.com Language Noredink.com IXL.com (app available) Duolingo.com (app available) Reading Vooks.com Bible bibleproject.com History watch.smithsonianchannel.com Ann Maura Hinton: sensoryprocessing101.com theottoolbox.com ilslearning.com eyecanlearn.com mathsolutions.com gonoodle.com solvelearningdisabilities.com brainhighways.com Ashley Newell: Sonlight Read Aloud Revival Freedom Homeschooling – Virtual field trips Hoopla – Library apps Audible.com – free audio books storylineonline.net – Books read
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5 Family Resources During Social Distancing

March 18, 2020 megan
Posted: 03/18/2020 At Lifeline Children’s Services, we are privileged to equip the Body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children. And what better time to do this than in times of crisis, when the vulnerable are at an even higher risk and fearful people need the hope of the gospel in their lives?
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CEU Blitz Payment

March 18, 2020 megan
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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

March 13, 2020 megan
Posted:03/13/2020 Lifeline Children’s Services is monitoring the occurrence of COVID-19 in our community and the states and countries in which we serve. As always, the safety of our expectant mothers, adoptive parents and staff remains our highest priority. We also maintain our commitment to continue supporting each community in which we serve. Our business operations
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Sanctity of Life and the Gospel

March 10, 2020 megan
At Lifeline, we believe that all life is valuable. The Creator has determined the value of His creation, and He has placed His image in each person He creates, thus bestowing incredible value on each one. It is through this belief that we are compelled to love, serve, and defend life, especially those whose lives
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Generosity Impacts China During Coronavirus Crisis

March 5, 2020 megan
Posted: 3/10/2020 As many of you know, the country of China is in the midst of a significant health crisis. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has significantly impacted the country of 1.4 billion and is now working its way across the world. A recent update released by the World Health Organization (WHO) states that there are
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Mission Kid 2020 Resources

February 13, 2020 megan
To watch videos full screen, simply click the square icon in the lower righthand corner or click here.To be able to watch videos offline, click the download button in the top righthand corner.All Mission Kid 2020 resources can be accessed through the Dropbox share folder or through the links below.  Dropbox Share Folder Leader Guides
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Therapeutic Teen Groups

February 11, 2020 megan
ACKNOWLEDGING UNIQUE EXPERIENCES Teens who have been touched by domestic or international adoption, either directly or through siblings, have experienced things that most of their peers can’t relate to. TWO OPTIONS Lifeline Counseling is currently offering two groups: One for adoptees, and one for siblings of adoptees. ADOPTEE GROUP TOPICS: Identity—What does it mean about
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Family Activities to Celebrate Chinese New Year

January 14, 2020 megan
  Download this free family activity guide containing resources to help you and your family celebrate Chinese New Year. This guide includes recipes, decorating tips, crafts, and other fun activities. Download it today and discover new traditions for your family that will spark special memories every year!
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Five Things to Remember this Christmas

December 23, 2019 megan
Isaiah 9:6-7 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne
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Celebrating Your Child's Birth Country & Honoring their Birth Family at Christmas

December 17, 2019 megan
CELEBRATING YOUR CHILD’S BIRTH COUNTRY AT CHRISTMAS As the holidays begin to draw near, opportunities will come to help families celebrate a child’s birth country in special ways. Acknowledging a child’s birth country can create moments of safety to discuss feelings of being adopted, their birth families, and of grief they may experience by not
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Waiting with Mary

December 5, 2019 megan
Waiting on a child is hard, and I’m sure waiting on a child during the holidays will have its high and low moments.   I think back to Mary, the mother of Jesus. I’m not Mary, not even close, but I think there might have been times when she anticipated what was coming.   Imagine with me: Mary (a very pregnant
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Homeschooling Children from Foster Care or Adoption

October 30, 2019 megan
On the October 23rd edition of The Defender Podcast, Herbie Newell invited Sheryl Turner and Allison Sinclair to discuss how homeschooling has impacted their families, specifically regarding children who have come into their families through adoption. Sheryl is a mother to five children, three of whom became part of their family through international adoption. She
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