House of Hope: Finding Treasures in Darkness

In the early days of Life Impact, there seemed no way to rescue the hundreds of street kids living on the Myanmar (Burma)/Thai border. While so many on the Thai side had been rescued, Myanmar (Burma) remained a closed country.  Lana would walk around the border area and pray for God to make a way. These children … Continue reading House of Hope: Finding Treasures in Darkness

Brazil: A Burning Dream That Would Not Die!

This week we celebrate the miraculous and thrilling news that Life Impact is now an officially registered organization in Brazil! We are on our way to rescuing the precious children that have been calling to Lana for over 19 years!! Nineteen years ago, Lana heard a missionary talking about the desperate plight of the 300,000 … Continue reading Brazil: A Burning Dream That Would Not Die!

It Seemed Like An Impossible Dream…

This year, we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the purchase of our Promise Land and the fulfillment of our seemingly impossible God dream! Watch below to hear the powerful story of how God made our seemingly impossible dream a reality! The past 10 years have been nothing short of MIRACULOUS! We have seen … Continue reading It Seemed Like An Impossible Dream…

Our First Christmas in Brazil

This year, we held our very first "Christmas in their Hands, Heaven in their Hearts" outreaches in Brazil. Our team went into two of the darkest and most dangerous favelas in Rio bringing the real meaning of Christmas, Jesus Christ! We saw precious children call on the name of Jesus, many for the very first … Continue reading Our First Christmas in Brazil

BRAZIL: Prevention and Our First Rescue

STARTING WITH PREVENTION Despite months of COVID lockdowns, the work in Brazil is going full steam ahead. God has done amazing things to clear the way for us to reach some of the world’s most at-risk and exploited children! And just as we have before, we are starting our work with PREVENTION. As we begin … Continue reading BRAZIL: Prevention and Our First Rescue


Era uma noite de sábado normal. A única diferença entre esse sábado e os outros foi o churrasco de comemoração que tivemos para todos os nossos funcionários, missionários, pais e crianças. Tínhamos sobrevivido a vários meses de confinamento devido ao COVID-19, as coisas estavam finalmente abrindo de volta e nossas crianças estavam voltando para a … Continue reading O MILAGRE DE MAE NOOT!

Where It All Began

After over 11 years, we have finally moved our remaining teenage girls to their family-style safe homes at the Girls' Promise Land.  It's a time for celebration, but also a time to look back and thank God for all that He has done. As we end this chapter, we can’t help but be in awe of the … Continue reading Where It All Began

Crying Out For America!

Over the past several months, we have watched from Thailand, as America has faced so many unimaginable circumstances. From the chaos of COVID-19 to the tragic murder of George Floyd, and the riots that followed, America has faced what seems like one hardship after another and has weighed heavily on our hearts. The weight we … Continue reading Crying Out For America!

Mae Noot’s Miracle!

It was a regular Saturday night. The only thing that set this Saturday apart from others was the celebration BBQ we had for all of our staff, missionaries, houseparents, and children. We had survived several months of lockdown due to COVID-19, things were finally opening back up and our kids were returning to school. We … Continue reading Mae Noot’s Miracle!