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The Defender Podcast is a ministry of Lifeline Children's Services where we seek to equip the body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children and families. We hope this podcast will provide encouragement, inspiration, and ways to connect with others who have a heart for the orphan.

The Defender Podcast Lifeline Children's Services

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 95 Ratings

The Defender Podcast is a ministry of Lifeline Children's Services where we seek to equip the body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children and families. We hope this podcast will provide encouragement, inspiration, and ways to connect with others who have a heart for the orphan.

    COVID: One Year Later with Ann Maura Hinton

    COVID: One Year Later with Ann Maura Hinton

    Ann Maura Hinton is the Director of BRIDGE Educational Services and shares how COVID has impacted our families.

    • 43 min
    COVID: One Year Later with Angela Maines

    COVID: One Year Later with Angela Maines

    Hear from Angela Maines, MA, LPC, TBRI® Practitioner andTherapist, about how COVID-19 has impacted our kids.

    • 42 min
    COVID: One Year Later with Kristen Avery

    COVID: One Year Later with Kristen Avery

    Hear how Kristen Avery, a missionary in Kenya, has learned some tough lessons this passed year during COVID.

    • 41 min
    COVID: One Year Later

    COVID: One Year Later

    Lynn Beckett shares the impact of COVID for our children and families this past year. Predictability is what provides safety for our children.

    • 51 min
    Best of 2019: Grieving With Others

    Best of 2019: Grieving With Others

    Rob Pacienza shares about his experience with grief and loss after the death his youngest daughter.

    • 32 min
    Best of 2018: Why the Church is the Answer to the Orphan Crisis

    Best of 2018: Why the Church is the Answer to the Orphan Crisis

    Join us as Herbie Newell talks with Pastor Brad Evangelista about why the local church is the answer to caring for orphan and vulnerable children.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

mja852016 ,

Great podcast, please add more family testimonials!

I really value this podcast, as we pray and discern about adoption...The podcast is focused on God, His calling, and is biblically sound. Great info, super helpful. I love hearing about each program and from the program points. But one request: I’d really love to hear more from families. We are in the trenches of trying to hear Gods voice, and would love to hear encouragement and experience from those who have gone before us in this process. How they heard and were led, their fears and how God met them in it, challenges they experience now that they are waiting or home and how God has been there too!
Thank you Lifeline for all you do for the glory of God and we pray for strength and encouragement and the ability to stand firm! Blessings!

AlliLou ,

An incredible resource

I discovered The Defender Podcast when praying about adoption. I was able to listen to helpful podcast episodes that educated me about the adoption process and about the China program. They were such a blessing! Two years later as we near travel, I continue to appreciate the podcasts. Thank you Herbie Newel and the Lifeline family!

adc4f ,

❤️

Must listen if you have a heart for adoption.

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