Lifeline Links Arms with Buckner for Texas Foster Care

January 9, 2019 rachelmiley
Buckner Children and Family Services is entering into an agreement with Lifeline Children’s Services to provide temporary foster care for children in Texas on behalf of Lifeline.
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New financial aid available for Colombia Adoptions!

November 9, 2018 rachelmiley
We have amazing news! This year, we had the privilege of hosting 10 children from Colombia when they visited the USA for Lifeline’s Kids Camp. Five of the children have found forever families already, but five of these precious children are still in need of families. They are currently back in Colombia, and it is our joy to advocate for
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Running For Change

September 5, 2018 rachelmiley
Lifeline Children’s Services will host its 7th annual R(un) For One 5K on Saturday, September 8th at 8 AM at locations across the nation. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the run will go towards (un)adopted’s work in 13 countries to reach orphaned and vulnerable children with the hope of the gospel and equip them with the life skills needed to bring about community transformation.
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Lifeline Opens Office In Texas

June 7, 2018 rachelmiley
Lifeline Children’s Services has recently expanded its resources to Texas to serve the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Texas office offers programs for domestic and international adoption, crisis pregnancy services, and family restoration classes.
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Lifeline Provides Needed Training for Colombian Foster Families

February 28, 2018 rachelmiley
This past weekend we held our very first foster parent training in Colombia. ICBF is the child welfare division of the Colombian government which oversees foster families and adoption. They were so gracious to give us this opportunity to pilot a program to educate local Colombian foster families through a two-part training.
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Lifeline Partners with Planet Fundraiser

February 16, 2018 rachelmiley
  Looking for an easy way to make a big difference? Lifeline has recently partnered with Planet Fundraiser, an organization that allows businesses near you to support causes that YOU care about. When you shop, vendors indicate a percentage they will donate from your purchase.   What is Planet Fundraiser?  Businesses near you choose a
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Lifeline Kansas Expands with CPO Ministry

January 19, 2018 rachelmiley
The Lifeline Kansas team is excited to announce some big news about how God is working! In the Fall of 2017 Lifeline was approached and asked by the Caring Pregnancy Options board if we would pray about taking on their ministry in Topeka, Kansas. We were happy to tell the CPO board we would be thrilled
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$300 Scholarship Available for Lifeline Families

November 1, 2017 rachelmiley
Many times financial barriers can be an obstacle to families embarking on an adoption journey. We understand that funding an international adoption is daunting, so Lifeline strives to provide support and relief, whenever possible, for families.
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Kyrgyzstan Family Reunion Recap

October 19, 2017 rachelmiley
Lifeline recently had the opportunity to host a Kyrgyzstan Family Reunion in Birmingham! Four of the five families that have brought children home from Kyrgyzstan were able to meet and fellowship with one another.
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Kids Camp Event

September 22, 2017 rachelmiley
Lifeline Children’s Services is excited to welcome 16 children from Colombia as part of our First Colombia Kids Camp in Birmingham, AL! Join us October 8-18th, 2017 to help host these beautiful children as they have been selected to participate in Colombia’s Vacation Program. This is special opportunity designed by the Colombian government to help
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Adoption and Fostering Counseling Services are Growing

September 22, 2017 rachelmiley
Walking with families through their adoption and fostering journeys is one of the joys of our staff at Lifeline. Understanding the great need for families to receive support after a new child comes home, we have been privileged to open up our counseling ministry to help adoptive and fostering families grow and love in a
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A Celebration of Beginnings: India

September 1, 2017 lifeline
The Master Architect Burdened to adopt from India, the Nichols family attended an informational meeting at Lifeline in 2014, knowing that an international adoption program for India was not yet in existence. But, God was busy behind the scenes, crafting a beautiful story that no one could have imagined. Unknown to the Nichols, Lifeline was
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2nd Quarter Defender Report | 2017

August 9, 2017 rachelmiley
The gospel is reaching vulnerable children and families through Lifeline, and we want to share some of the exciting things made possible through the gifts of our partners. Read further updates here.
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June Monthly Focus: Alumni Families

June 9, 2017 lifeline
Why Alumni Families Are Important Alumni families are invaluable! Their experiences and first-hand knowledge make them some of the greatest sources of encouragement and wisdom for others. Like-minded families, who have gone through similar circumstances, can be a beacon of hope for others who are struggling, overwhelmed, or find themselves in unfamiliar territory. Talking with
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May Monthly Focus: Pregnancy Counseling

May 8, 2017 rachelmiley
The Need Women who are facing unplanned or crisis pregnancies can often feel hopeless. As a result of varying circumstances, these women often question whether parenting is best for them or their child. Some women are led to believe that abortion is the only option to parenting and are often unaware of the option of
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Program Spotlight: China

May 2, 2017 international
Lifeline’s China program is currently accepting applications for eligible families! What’s new in your program? Over the past few years, China has become more and more of a relational program. Most recently, China has invited Lifeline to participate in Kids Camps, which afford us two weeks to spend true one-on-one time getting to know a
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Changes in China | Lifeline Foster Center Update

April 19, 2017 rachelmiley
As of this week, all of the children in the care of Lifeline’s Foster Center have been moved back to their orphanages. We are saddened by the implications of this news for the children we have loved and cared for, as well as the children all over the country of China who will be affected. Although our hearts are broken over these events, we know that this was not a surprise to our Heavenly Father.
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Program Spotlight: Eurasia

April 19, 2017 international
Lifeline’s Eurasia program is currently accepting applications for the countries of Ukraine, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, and a new country coming soon! What’s new in your program? Our Eurasia countries had a spectacular 2016 with 40 children coming home and we are off to an exciting start in 2017. With eight countries in
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Program Spotlight: Southeast Asia

April 11, 2017 international
Lifeline’s Southeast Asia program is currently accepting applications for the countries of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and India. What’s new in your program? We have seen some exciting growth in our India, Taiwan, and Hong Kong programs over the past few months. Many children have been added to the waiting child lists, and we are so
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April Monthly Focus: International Adoption

April 6, 2017 international
Problem: Currently, there are over 153 million orphaned and vulnerable children in the world today. Each year, Lifeline serves more than 400 families in various stages of the adoption process. The reality is there are many more children that are in need and are waiting for permanent families. At Lifeline inter-country adoption is growing and
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