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Lifeline is here to support as you and your church care for vulnerable children internationally.

153 Million Orphaned and Vulnerable Children

As the number of orphans continues to rise, it is not up to one church or person to solve this crisis. We need each other.

153 million. It’s a rough estimate for the number of orphans in our world today. As unfathomable as this number is, it does not even include those who are undocumented, on the streets, or living in extremely vulnerable conditions — abused and neglected.

As local churches and ministries seek to care for the children around them, they often find they are not equipped to care for children from traumatic backgrounds. They also struggle to find the resources, both financial and physical, to meet the needs of those around them.

They have the heart to help, but aren’t sure where to turn.

Serving Alongside One Another

This work is where we see God connecting the dots. Throughout Scripture, God commands His people to care for the vulnerable to demonstrate His character and His gospel. We see God equip different people with different skills and resources to fulfill this mission.

As Lifeline partners with churches and orphan care ministries in 11 countries, we see the many opportunities where churches can come alongside one another — financially, physically, and through prayer.

As we walk with brothers and sisters in Christ in their home country, James 1:27 is brought to life. Christians are equipped to care for the vulnerable in their community. Deaf children hear the gospel through sign language for the first time. Vulnerable families are cared for, supported, and set free from enslavement. Youth learn tangible job skills like farming or sewing and abused teenage girls find hope and healing.

153m

Orphaned Children

0.5%

Will Ever Have the Chance to Be Adopted

2,000+

Children Impacted By Lifeline Programs/Year

11

International Strategic Partners in Orphan Care

Walking Hand-In-Hand In These Relationships

The Lord has opened doors for Lifeline to meet and cultivate relationships with dozens of churches and orphan care ministries over the years. Today, in 26 countries, we have deep-rooted friendships with Christ-followers working every day to bring gospel hope to those around them in the slums, the suburbs, the country, or the city.

It is our privilege to connect church to church, finding ways to deepen these relationships and equip the believers in places like Pakistan, India, Uganda, Romania, Guatemala, and Colombia.

Ways You Can Be Involved in Orphan Care

Walking in a relationship with our orphan care partners is vital to take gospel hope to the vulnerable. This work takes many forms.

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Pray for Uganda
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Pray for Liberia
1 year ago
Pray for Pakistan
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Pray for Ukraine
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Pray for India
1 year ago
Pray for Dominican Republic
1 year ago
Pray for Romania
1 year ago
Pray for Colombia
12 months ago
Pray for Belize

Want Free Training for Your Orphan Care Team?

Across physical borders and the various ministries we work alongside, one great need rises to the top — biblically-based trauma-informed training. Whether life skills training for orphans who are aging out of care, or caregiver training for those directly pouring into the vulnerable, we’re here to serve you. Through our Global Care Initiative, you’ll find dozens of courses, free of charge, to help you grow in your ability to give gospel hope to those in your care or area of influence.

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2,453 Caregivers Trained

Our trainings are culturally-sensitive and not written from an “American mindset,” but rather a “biblical mindset.”

Dozens of Unique Topics Covered

Our trainings cover topics from trauma and loss, to the importance of a caregiver role, to practicing calming techniques.

100% Free

This free resource is created just for you as you care for the vulnerable around you.

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