Foster Care Retreat

March 28, 2015
Lifeline’s commitment to foster care ministry extends well beyond initial training. In addition to encouragement and counseling as needed, Lifeline hosts an annual retreat for our foster families, intended to be a time of refreshment and equipping. As part of every retreat, guest speakers instruct parents regarding issues that are practical and relevant to foster
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Foster Care Chose Us

March 23, 2015
Foster care chose us. That’s what I always say, but it’s true. The Father sculpted a picture on our hearts long ago, just as a child creates imprints into modeling clay. There it lay on our hearts, pressed and fitted to our souls. We couldn’t run from foster care, just as we couldn’t outrun the
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Wonderful Are Your Works

March 20, 2015
In February, a team from Lifeline provided care for the sweet children in our foster care center in China. Their time at the center allowed for the foster staff to celebrate Chinese New Year with their families and to have some time of respite from the daily demands of caring for others. Hear how God
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Watching Him Work

March 19, 2015
Hear from an (un)adopted trip participant who recently traveled to the China Foster Center: My recent visit to Lifeline’s Foster Center was wonderful. Our purpose was to provide several days of vacation for the nannies during the Chinese New Year. Our days were simple but full as we cared for thirteen children aged eleven months
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A Family Affair: Growing in Grace through Adoption

December 11, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… My first experience with an adoption through Lifeline came in December
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In Every Detail

December 8, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… I am a math teacher by trade. While I am beyond
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A Safe Place

December 7, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… You can see the heart of the Father actively being expressed
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Full Circle Adoption

December 6, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… In an orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a 6-year-old boy and
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His Redeeming Hand

December 5, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… Our God can do anything. He imaged this world and spoke
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He Chose Me

December 4, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… One Christmas, when I was a little girl, my Dad and
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One Less Child

December 3, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… The below was written by adoptive dad, Kevin Harrelson, while he
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God With Us

December 2, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:14
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God's Whisper

December 1, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… As one who became a follower of Christ at a young
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We've Seen a Miracle

December 15, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… As an 8 year old child, I can remember telling my
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Broken for What Breaks Him

January 15, 2015 lifeline
“Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! The sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, passive homosexual partners, practicing homosexuals, thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 I have seen this passage used numerous times
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Sanctity of ALL Life

January 12, 2015
As believers, do we truly comprehend the ‘sanctity’ of life? We all say we stand for this, but do our lives, thoughts, and actions reflect this? Do we value some lives more than others? Do we value earthly life more than eternal life? As the ministry of Lifeline goes deeper into this broken and sinful
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The Sanctity of Life Through the Eyes of an Adoptee

January 9, 2015
On January 13th, 1984 President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that January 22nd would be National Sanctity of Life Day. Reagan reminded all of America that “the values and freedoms we cherish as Americans rest on our fundamental commitment to the sanctity of human life. The first of the `unalienable rights’ affirmed by our Declaration of Independence
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Advent Is For the Meek

December 25, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we
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Glorious Helplessness

December 24, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… 16 Indeed, we have all received grace after grace   from
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How Much More

December 22, 2014
As we journey through each day of the Advent season, we’ve gathered special stories from Lifeline families, staff, and friends to share with you, testifying to how the hand of the Lord and the Character of Christ have been magnified through their children and in their families… Advent, a season of preparation and anticipation.  Sounds a lot like
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