Empowered to Connect Live Simulcasts

January 21, 2016
Friday, April 10th (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) & Saturday, April 11th (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope, hosts the Empowered To Connect Simulcast — a two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, churches,  and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in
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New Orphanage Partnership in Kumming, China

January 21, 2016
We are very excited to announce our new orphanage partnership with the Kunming CWI in Kunming, China! Our relationship with this orphanage began in the fall of 2014 when we hosted twelve precious children from Kunming at our fall camp. We are very grateful for this long-term opportunity and the chance to partner with them
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Friday Feature: Christy Harmon

November 6, 2015
Meet Christy Harmon. Here she is with her wonderful husband William! She is our Domestic Administrative Assistant. That means she works with couples who want to adopt or foster within the United States. She is the glue that holds her department together! Everyone at Lifeline is so thankful for her. Here’s a little behind the
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Kevin and Kyle

January 27, 2015
Today is special as we are advocating for two boys from China through the Lifeline Blog. Kevin and Kyle’s files will go back to the shared list soon. It is urgent that we find each of them a family quickly. KEVIN – 7 YEARS OLD Precious Kevin participated in Lifeline’s 2014 Hosting Camp and is currently
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Partnering with Purpose

September 30, 2014
“And Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every craftsman in whose mind the Lord had put skill, everyone jwhose heart stirred him up to come to do the work.” Exodus 36:2 God gave specific gifts to individuals to construct the Tabernacle as God had commanded. Bezalel and Oholiab used their skill sets to provide a place of worship
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China Foster Center

September 25, 2014
Since visiting Lifeline’s new foster center in China, I have been in awe at the incredible work the Lord is doing. I love seeing how God continues to bring everything together in His perfect timing. The journey of the foster center began in 2012, when Lifeline was given an opportunity to partner with an orphanage
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Platt Commisioned by Brook Hills in Final Sunday as Senior Pastor

September 19, 2014
Pictured above is David Platt at our Run for One 5K this year. Lifeline is thankful for our continued partnership with The Church at Brook Hills and the leadership of Platt to draw attention to God’s heart for the fatherless and their hope in the Gospel. This article first appeared at TheGospelCoalition.org HERE. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —
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Lifeline LIVE Kentucky

March 21, 2013
Lifeline is excited to host our first community wide awareness and fundraising event in Kentucky!  Please join us on Tuesday, March 26th from 7:00-9:00PM at Woodhaven Country Club in Louisville, Kentucky.  Lifeline LIVE is an opportunity to hear the heart of Lifeline through story and song, in order to raise funds to continue Lifeline’s mission
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China Team Update 2

March 8, 2013
From the beginning, our heart and mission in our partnerships in China has been to find where God is working and be a part. We do not desire to create something new of ourselves, but to ask Him to use us where He is at work. Being at Suixi yesterday was a day of affirmation
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China Team Update 1

March 8, 2013
Greetings from Maoming! We’ve wrapped up the first leg of our time in China and our time in Maoming. It continues to be amazing to see how the Lord has provided and worked through Lifeline’s partnership with the amazing people at the Maoming Social Welfare Institute over the last two years. Last year during our
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Adoption, Florida, and God's Heart for the Fatherless

January 25, 2013
Our Story I was first introduced to Lifeline in March 2012, when my husband and I were searching for an agency to help us answer our call to adopt.  We loved Lifeline’s commitment to God and their passion for gospel centered orphan care.  I remember talking to Lesley Scott, the Ethiopia program director, and asking
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Colombia Accreditation Status

May 3, 2012
Lifeline  is more than excited to announce its newest program in Colombia!! This is going to be an amazing program. Colombia currently has over 11,000 children waiting for adoption, and Lifeline has what we believe to be the best on-the-ground team to assist in the adoption process and advocate for our families. We look forward
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Summit VIII

March 27, 2012
Lifeline will be sending several members of our staff to the eighth annual Summit conference in just a couple of months!  This is a wonderful orphan care conference and we are honored to be apart once again.  It is an incredible opportunity to gather together with others who are passionate about bringing hope to orphans
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Waiting Children Taiwan

July 15, 2010
Jeremiah 14:22 “We set our hope on you, for you do all these things.” Visit Lifeline’s Taiwan Waiting Children page as you consider how you can defend the cause of the fatherless. Pray over these precious children, that they would know the love of Christ and experience adoption both spiritually and physically. Also, join with
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Meet Braylon

June 9, 2010
Braylon is an adorable biracial (Caucasian/African-American) 13 month old boy who has some challenges. Braylon was born at 23 weeks and 3 days old and has been in the care of Lifeline since March 8, 2010. He did not pass the hearing screen at birth, however he plans to get tubes in his ears on
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Lunch with Lifeline

June 8, 2010
Tomorrow, Lifeline will be hosting our first Facebook event, Lunch with Lifeline! This event will be an informal discussion with some of our International Social Workers and myself. As Lifeline’s International Director, I would like to extend a personal invitation to you to attend this event. So whether you are considering adoption for the first
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Lifeline's First Cookbook Fundraiser

June 3, 2010
Lifeline is announcing our first EVER cookbook fundraiser! We will be selling cookbooks to raise funds for our ministry and we need your help! We are calling on Lifeline’s supporters to submit your favorite and most cherished family recipes to include in the cookbook. This will be a Lifeline cookbook, so we need recipes from
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Uganda Update

April 21, 2010
We have been informed today that the Vice Consul in Uganda intends to begin issuing visas and taking appointments for those who abide by the requirements for an IR4 legal guardianship visa outlined in Department of State’s announcement of April 15. Again, no legal guardianship visas have been issued, but the Embassy in Kampala has
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Uganda Update

April 20, 2010
On April 15, 2010, the United States Department of State issued a statement clarifying the requirements to be granted an IR4 visa to bring a child to the US under a legal guardianship. If a family has met the outlined qualifications for an IR4 legal guardianship visa, it can be assumed that the Consul will
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ACT NOW: Families for Orphans Act

March 4, 2010
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is considering the Families for Orphans Act today. They will soon make a decision whether this bill is to move forward. National Council For Adoption expressed their support for this bill in a recent Adoption Advocate Publication: NCFA Supports the Families for Orphans Act. Please fax and e-mail letters that
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