Staff Member

Sonia Martin

Sonia resides most of the year in Thailand and serves as our (un)Adopted Asia Regional Coordinator. She engages local church communities, ministries and Gospel driven businesses in the U.S. & Asia to equip and empower the local church across the world to engage orphaned and vulnerable children in their community.  She earned her BSW from the University of South Florida, MSW from the University of Alabama, & she is a TBRI Practitioner. Sonia speaks both domestically & internationally to foster & adoptive parents, professionals, Judges, attorneys, GAL’s and orphanage directors & staff on topics such as best practice for engaging children from hard places, bonding & attachment and how to handle tricky trauma behaviors. Sonia is the mother of 7 grown sons, 3 of which were adopted internationally and she is a former foster parent for Montgomery County DHR. Her 3 simple joys are Jesus, Eggplant Parmesan & Orphan Care. Her favorite part of Lifeline is, “Being surrounded by like-minded believers who are all driven to love, teach, disciple and serve vulnerable populations, it is such a beautiful picture of the Gospel being lived out.”