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Mission Liberate to host human trafficking survivors at meet and greet Jan. 8

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A new local organization seeking to have an impact on ending human trafficking will launch a grassroots campaign tonight. Mission Liberate, founded in 2019 by several students at the University of Kansas, ...

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Missouri Right to Life-Western Region working towards a ‘new day’

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According to the song “It’s a new dawn,” Michael Bublé is feeling good. He croons, “It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me.” I’m very happy ...

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Pro-life Operation Rescue recognizes President Trump as its person of the year

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Although “Time” magazine selected Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as its persons of the year, Operation Rescue honored President Trump with its 2020 Person of the Year Malachi Award. The organization gives ...

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Christmas ‘wish list’ for area adoption, foster and pro-life ministries

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Each year Metro Voice highlights area ministries and their Christmas “Wish List.” It’s an opportunity for the community to give back to specific needs or causes that these organizations need assistance with. ...

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Birthright volunteer finds heros in those she serves

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When I start my shift at Birthright, I never know who I will talk to.  It’s an unknown in a lot of ways.  Will I be talking with a mother looking for ...

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Ministries overcome COVID to serve adoption, foster kids and women

As COVID spread this year, adoption, foster care and pro-life counseling ministries met the crisis with faith and changes to their day-to-day operations. “The pandemic has definitely made a challenging work even ...

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Advice & Aid: Helping moms create order where chaos exists

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I began working at Advice & Aid a little over a year ago. After retiring from teaching, I was looking for a part-time job that provided a sense of purpose. Because of ...

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Show-Me Christian Youth Home is that place

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Show-Me…There is a Place… In a single, unexpected instance a family can be thrown into a crisis: a car crash that kills both parents, an 80-year old grandma raising her grandchildren suffers ...

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Back to the Birthright Mission

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At my first training session a speaker called our Birthright House “holy ground.” Spiritually that describes the feelings I have about the Birthright mission. When we listen—just listen—to a person who is ...

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Alliance for Life Missouri is ‘Family Strong’

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Family Strong is a support campaign hosted by Alliance for Life Missouri that directly benefits our affiliate Pregnancy Help Organizations across the state. Pregnancy Help Organizations include pregnancy centers, maternity homes and ...

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Missouri Right to Life – Western Region sharing a message of life

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Missouri Right to Life, founded in 1974 as a response to the outcry over the legalization of abortion, is a National Right to Life affiliate and our state’s oldest and largest grass-roots ...

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Advice and Aid: Sharing hope, life and forgiveness

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The Spring of 2020 forced “the normal” for all of us to change drastically through the impact of COVID-19. For us at Advice and Aid, concern for both our loved ones and ...

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Christian Family Services: Continuing to Serve in 2020

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2020 has brought many changes to all of our lives, but one thing remains the same. Christian Family Services (CFS) exists to be the hands and feet of Jesus in service to ...

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U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear same-sex adoption case

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that could determine if, because of their religious beliefs, faith-based adoption agencies can decline to place children in same-sex homes. The ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear case involving adoptions to same-sex couples

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The U.S. Supreme Court this week agreed to hear a case that could determine if faith-based adoption agencies can decline to place children in same-sex homes because of the agency’s religious beliefs. ...

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Trump will appear in person at National March for Life on Friday

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President Donald Trump will become the first president to address in person the annual March for Life in Washington D.C.  The announcement came Thursday evening and was quickly praised by pro-life groups ...

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Jamie Grace: If every church fostered 1 child ‘there’d be no more waiting children’

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Christian singer Jamie Grace stars in the new PureFlix TV series “The Beverlys,” and while the inspirational show aims to impact young people, the singer hopes it will also encourage families to ...

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Senators Roy Blunt and Amy Klobuchar take lead in promoting adoption in Congress

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Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) may be on different sides of the political aisle, but they agree on the importance of promoting adoption. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed their bipartisan ...

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Some Missouri foster children may need mental health services, expert testifies

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Many churches in the Kansas City area have established programs to help families become foster parents. The need is great, with nearly 14,000 children in the state’s foster care system. Some of ...

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Proposed Trump administration rule would overturn Obama restrictions on adoption and foster agencies

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Adoption and foster care agencies that receive federal funding would be able to refuse to serve people based on religion, sexual orientation and gender identity under a new rule proposed by the ...

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Missouri representative hopes to make it easier to become foster parents by speeding up training

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Nearly 14,000 children currently are in the Missouri foster care system. Finding and training foster parents willing to give them loving homes seems to be a never-ending challenge. State Rep. Hannah Kelly, ...

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Parkville Women’s Clinic provides hope

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Miriam came to the clinic worried that she might be pregnant. Miriam is from India and in her culture, she would be shunned for being pregnant out of wedlock. Her test was ...

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Christian Family Services: An adoption agency to be trusted

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“Trustworthy: able to be relied on to do or provide what is needed or right, dependable, reliable.” For over 35 years CFS has been that trustworthy resource for both birth and adoptive ...

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As some businesses rush to support abortion, Wendy’s raises funds for adoption

Planned Parenthood frequently purports to be about “choice,” but only if the choice involves abortion. Although in 2018, just .03% of their services included adoption referrals (and even this must be questioned, as the ...

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Under GOP plan future Social Security could be tapped for family leave

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Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) want parents of newborn or adopted children to be able to use their future Social Security benefits now to pay for up to three ...

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