Celebrating Our Social Workers for Social Work Month 2021

March 4, 2021 rachelmiley
In celebration of Social Work Month, we asked one of our case workers in Tennessee, Lauren Haun, about the field of social work and why she believes this work is “essential.” Lifeline is so thankful for our many skilled social workers on staff, and know they are making a difference as they strive to bring
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40 Years: Roots of Reconciliation

January 5, 2021 rachelmiley
“I HEAR YOU SAY YOU FEEL WORTHLESS BECAUSE YOU’VE MADE A MISTAKE. BUT I’M HERE TO TELL YOU, I’M NO BETTER. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOU AND ME IS THAT I HAVE HOPE. AND I’D LOVE TO TELL YOU WHERE YOU CAN FIND THAT HOPE.”   – LIFELINE STAFF MEMBER TO BIRTH MOTHER  It was the
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Change One Life — Stories of Impact

December 22, 2020 rachelmiley
  GEORGE Forgotten. Uneducated. Empty. George was born in Liberia, the 4th poorest country in the world, crippled by years of civil war. George was 1 of Liberia’s 100,000 orphans, who like his peers, were often overlooked and forgotten. When he was a young teen, George attended his first life skills camp, hosted by Lifeline’s
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Sanctity of Human Life 2021

December 16, 2020 skvaughn
All Sanctity of Human Life 2021 resources can be accessed through the Dropbox share folder or through the links below.  Dropbox Share Folder Be a part of Sanctity of Human Life 30 Ideas for Celebrating SOHL Small Group Lesson Plan Click Here Prayer Guide 10 Days of Prayer PowerPoint Slides Click Here  Social Media Graphics
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National Adoption Month — Funding Your Adoption

November 16, 2020 rachelmiley
By Neisha Roberts When people first hear, “It will cost between $35-$50,000 to adopt,” there’s a quick gut response that usually follows — “How in the world could we ever afford that?” We completely understand. Your heart is willing and you’re ready to take the next step in faith, but your head is stuck running
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National Adoption Month — Why We Adopt

November 2, 2020 rachelmiley
More than a Photograph By Jessica Roberts, Lifeline Mom Our family’s journey toward adoption doesn’t begin like many of the stories we know. When my husband, Rhodes, and I were married, we didn’t have any intentional discussions about how we would like to grow our family. We weren’t like those couples that both happened to
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In All Things Sovereign: How Two Families Unite in a Pandemic

August 28, 2020 rachelmiley
By Brooke Rowan and Jenny Riddle In a time of collective struggling, hearing about the redemptive work of the Lord is hope to a weary soul. Although COVID-19 has created many challenges to the international adoption process for many families, the Lord has been faithfully working. Through Lifeline’s Haiti program, two families experienced inexpressible joy
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As You're Considering Adoption

August 9, 2020 rachelmiley
By Neisha Roberts Our friends at Show Hope say it well: “Not everyone is called to adopt, but everyone is called to do something.” Maybe you’re at the point where you’ve prayed earnestly about adoption and felt the Holy Spirit’s urging to “find out more.” You probably have many more questions than answers at this
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Orphan Sunday 2020 Resources

June 25, 2020 megan
All Orphan Sunday 2020 resources can be accessed through the Dropbox share folder or through the links below.  Dropbox Share Folder Orphan Sunday Video Download Video   Be an Orphan Sunday Coordinator Coordinator Description 60 Ideas for Celebrating Orphan Sunday Lifeline Ministry Overview Lesson Plans Adult Lesson Student Lesson Kids Lesson Prayer Guide 7 Days
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Celebrate Father's Day

June 19, 2020 megan
God’s Word is clear about the influence and value of a father in the life of a child. We are grateful for all dads, including biological, adoptive, and foster dads. We know that you feel the same, so we wanted to help you celebrate the dads in your church family. We created this video you can download and
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June 16, 2020 Justin Walters
https://lifelinechild.plexaserver.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/02/Stand-for-Orphans_Website-BRoll.mov  
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Statement from Lifeline Children’s Services on Racial Injustice

June 12, 2020 megan
Lifeline Children’s Services is heartbroken by the systemic racism and injustice that plagues our nation. We mourn and grieve for the unfathomable loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the countless others who have suffered and died simply because of the color of their skin. Racial inequality is not a trivial problem to
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Mission Kid

May 30, 2020 megan
Mission Kid is a perfect missions complement to your camp, Backyard Bible Club, or other summer ministry program for children. Lifeline takes the stress out of planning and preparing a missions emphasis by giving you all the tools you need in a convenient, free download. This year, we will take a journey to Liberia, where
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Spiritual Refreshment Through Scripture

May 19, 2020 rachelmiley
With so much change and uncertainty, let’s be reminded of truth. God is a God of peace. He says to “fear not,” and we are encouraged to praise Him in all circumstances. Refer to these Bible verses when you need spiritual refreshment. Pick a verse or two to memorize together as a family. “THE LORD
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Camp Empower

May 8, 2020 megan
Birmingham, AL | June 21-24 9:00 am – 1:30 pm   Raleigh, NC | July 15-17 9:00 am – 1:30 pm   Cary, NC | July 19-21 for children ages 7-12 Camp Empower is a therapeutic trauma-informed day camp designed to serve children with academic, relational, and emotional differences in a fun camp environment. The
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CEUs & Trainings

May 4, 2020 megan
Lifeline’s education department is a ministry that exists to equip adoptive families, foster families, and caregivers with the encouragement, knowledge and resources they need to best parent God’s children who are in their care. Equipping through this branch of ministry happens in a variety of ways, and seeks to empower children who have been adopted,
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Pregnancy Counseling

May 4, 2020 megan
While many adoption agencies were established with the primary purpose of helping adoptive families, our local adoption center was established with the primary purpose of helping women in an unplanned pregnancy. At Lifeline, we view every expectant parent we come in contact with as a whole-being with spiritual, emotional, social, and physical needs.
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Parent Coaching

April 30, 2020 megan
Supporting parents in their role toward becoming healing caregivers Parent Coaching is a service available through Lifeline Children’s Services for any parent who needs additional insight into their child’s behavior. It is specifically designed for parents of children who may have experienced attachment issues and trauma in their past. Parents who have benefitted from Parent
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