No Such Thing as a Lost Cause

About Lifeline-connect

Substance abuse is rampant, but there is a safe place where men can experience recovery while discovering God's purpose for their lives. Lifeline-connect is a Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling drug and alcohol addictions. Our mission is to help men rebuild their lives emotionally, financially, physically, socially and spiritually. This residential learning center provides a healthy and stable environment where men are able to focus on their recovery and receive the community support they need.

What Makes Us So Effective?

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Staff and Current Residents at our 17th Anniversary and Homecoming Service

Brock Shelmadine Received his Graduation Certificate

Staff, Current & Past Residents, and Graduates at our 17th Anniversary and Homecoming Service

Graduates, Past Residents, and Families


Hear what current & former residents have to say about Lifeline-connect

Our Team

Meet our team of dedicated staff with years of experience in recovery ministries.
D.L. Rogers
Executive Director
In addition to serving as the Executive Director of Lifeline-connect, D.L. Rogers serves as the Senior Pastor along with his wife, Brenda, at Apostolic Life in Urbana, IL.
Brenda Rogers
Administrative Director
As Administrative Director, Brenda Rogers oversees budgeting, recordkeeping and fundraising. She is also instrumental in in securing employment opportunities for residents and coaching them on financial matters.
Mark DiPlacido
Assistant Director
Mark is a graduate of Lifeline-connect. He is also the Assistant Director.
Randy Brown
Director Randy Brown is committed and passionate about helping people find recovery. He serves as Associate Pastor at Apostolic Life in Urbana, IL.
Jamey Carls
Assistant Director
Jamey is a graduate of Lifeline-connect. He is also the Assistant Director.

Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save them from death and cover over a multitude of sins. - James 5:20

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