Cuba: Staying on Task

September 30, 2021

They cannot get into the prisons, so some chaplains are supervising the inmate leaders by phone who have had Malachi Dads. In turn, they are then teaching within the prisons where chaplains cannot get in.

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International Influence via Online Training

September 30, 2021

We praised God for the insight to bring the training to the trainer and we thought it was revolutionary. Yet God had bigger plans in store when we used a different modem to train leaders.

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President’s Corner

September 30, 2021

Lifeline’s decade plus of ministry in Los Angeles County Jails was not made arbitrarily. Rather, it was made with the intent of reaching arguably one of the largest (if not the largest) county jail system in the world. At its height of population with 22,000 inmates, our ministry of Malachi Dads and Hannah’s Gift reaches a diverse, international and multicultural population.

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“I’ve never been a Christian outside of prison…”

September 29, 2021

The Lord Jesus saved me during the darkest time of my life in prison, and He really gave me hope and freedom even in prison. I was released seven months ago. I knew how to be a Christian in prison but I’ve never been a Christian outside of prison!

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God Loves The Incarcerated

September 24, 2021

Presidents Corner, Sept 24, 2021by Dr. Romney Ruder How does God feel about the incarcerated? Certainly, a God of justice believes that guilty people should be punished for their crimes (sins). But in Psalm 68, He kind of throws us for a loop. In verse 6, David explains that we serve a God that “offers…

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Life Together-Remembering the Inmate

September 1, 2021

The President’s CornerDr. Romney Ruder, Lifeline President This summer, I spent some time with members of our church doing a book study on Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together. If you have not had a chance to read it, I highly recommend it; especially during these times of isolation due to COVID-19. The piece spells out the…

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We Strive Without Reciprocation

August 18, 2021

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the live streamed event of the Global Leadership Summit with about 150 men serving sentences at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility in Hutchinson, KS. After not being allowed into prisons or jails around much of the country, it was great to finally get an opportunity to have some fellowship; even if only for a few days.

During his humorous live-streamed talk, one of the speakers, Albert Tate, began to discuss his relationship with his kids and the vast difference between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. It was really comical as Reverend Tate expounded on how his wife’s day was filled with celebration, affection, thanksgiving, and gifts.

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Find a Good Coach

August 11, 2021

By Romney Ruder, Lifeline President In all aspects of life, if you want to be successful it is going to take hard work, dedication, commitment, and perseverance. Though ultimately, there is only so far that we can go on our own, we then need to identify a good coach that can help us keep going.…

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41 New Countries?

July 29, 2021

Two things have caused Lifeline to adapt the way we approach our ministry, especially in the area of training. The pandemic and the adoption of internet technology by our international partners. Presently there are 16 countries using our Malachi Dads & Hannah’s Gift curriculum. More than 350 individuals have been trained on how to teach…

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Trauma Healing

July 29, 2021

By Dr. Romney Ruder, Lifeline President “Some experiences in life are so painful, they cause deep and lasting suffering. That suffering is what we call, “trauma.” -American Bible Society Lifeline Global Ministries in partnership with World Impact would like to invite you to attend an online training event about trauma healing. This training originated with…

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