Stateless: Belonging to No One

Many of the children we rescue at Life Impact Thailand are stateless, and because of it, their futures are bleak and opportunities are extremely limited. Fortunately, because of our partnership with the Kingdom of Thailand, we are able to help them become citizens of Thailand. However, for the 10 million stateless people in the world, … Continue reading Stateless: Belonging to No One

Pastor Tony: A Star That Was Waiting to Shine

Pastor Tonyโ€™s life could have been a statistic. He could have been just another dead drug dealer on the streets of the City of God. But God intervened in his story. As he joins the Life Impact staff in Brazil, we are very glad that God's plan for his life led him to us! Our … Continue reading Pastor Tony: A Star That Was Waiting to Shine

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

He was selling his own blood for money…

Lucas, a young man from the poverty stricken area of northeastern Brazil, refused to give up on his dream. He was selling his blood to pay for school fees when Life Impact met him and helped change his life. When his father left him as a boy, his mother struggled to care for her three … Continue reading He was selling his own blood for money…

Driving Down the Highway to Hell

Lana read this book in August of 2019 and her heart broke again for the children of Brazil.   She cried out to God to send her to the children of Brazil and received a release, after 19 years of waiting, to start Life Impact Brazil.  This is a summary of the book.  We highly … Continue reading Driving Down the Highway to Hell

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! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHZpnfMg1y8&t=1s 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

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.  https://vimeo.com/434668053 As we end this chapter, we canโ€™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!

Dreams Really Do Come True! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ“

Bella came to us and we knew from the moment she arrived, that this girl had big things in store for her! GOD SIZED DREAMSSeven years ago God placed a God sized dream in her heart and when it happened, she ran to me and said, โ€œMom, I had a dream! In my dream, I was on … Continue reading Dreams Really Do Come True! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ“