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Area courts filled with kids getting new families today!

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Hundreds of Missouri and Kansas children will find their “forever homes” today and over the weekend as courts are filled with families taking a new member into their homes. Saturday is National ...

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New Kansas governor targeting religious adoption agencies

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The incoming governor of Kansas is looking for a way to avoid enforcing a religious freedom law protecting adoption agencies that place children only in homes with a mother and a father. ...

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If Not For Grace Ministries: Unconditional love

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What do you want to be when you grow up? As a young girl, I knew I wanted to be like my own mother – a good wife and mom. We had ...

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Adoption, Fostering and Life Directory

          ADVICE & AID PREGNANCY CENTERS 10901 Granada Lane Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 Ruth Tisdale 913-962-0200 rtisdale@adviceandaid.com             ALLIANCE FOR LIFE ...

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Advice and aid wants to save the next life

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Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers, located in Overland Park, helps women and their families make an educated decision about an unplanned pregnancy. They do this by providing truthful, evidence-based, medical information about parenting, adoption and abortion. ...

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INFG: Why life? Why pro-grace?

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We at If Not for Grace Ministries applaud and support October as the Respect for Life Month, designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This effort began in 1972 to ...

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Imagining a different world with Rachel House

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Imagining: A Word from Kathy Edwards. I often imagine that there are many people in Kansas City who are sincerely disheartened by the alarming abortion rate in our city! They may know ...

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MBCH: Once upon a dream

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Missouri Baptist Children’s Home was founded upon a dream of Mrs. Joseph B. Thompson in 1882. Mrs. Thompson saw a vital need in the rapidly developing city of St. Louis, for a ...

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CWA is working for women and families

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CWA is built on prayer and action. We are the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization with a rich history of over three decades of helping our members across the country bring Biblical principles into all levels of public ...

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Local training opportunity offered by Texas Christian University

Are you a professional who works with children and are interested in learning about ways to better manage challenging behaviors? Are you a parent who is interested in learning new ways to ...

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Adoptive father of 6 wows America’s Got Talent judges

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When Michael Ketterer walked on stage to audition for America’s Got Talent, he had no idea what would happen next. The pediatric nurse and part-time worship leader blew the audience away with ...

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Lifeline announces big changes

The Lifeline Children’s Services Kansas team has announced some big news about how God is working. In the Fall of 2017 Lifeline was approached and asked by the Caring Pregnancy Options board ...

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Religious liberty in jeopardy in Kansas

The Kansas House of Representatives has rejected HB 2481, the Adoption Protection Act, by a vote of 58 to 64, thus jeopardizing religious liberty in the state of Kansas. The law would preserve ...

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Kansas faith-based adoption agencies under attack by ACLU

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When Cara DeCoursey faced an unplanned pregnancy 28 years ago, the Catholic teen knew she was going to give her child up for adoption. “I found strength in a faith-based adoption agency. ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Washington State to legalize ‘selling babies’

Washington State is set to legalize commercial surrogacy, a move children’s rights advocates say amounts to the selling of babies. It awaits the governor’s signature. Stacey Manning, giving testimony before lawmakers, said ...

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Hartzler shares testimony at gala

“God had a purpose for my life and gave me the most amazing family,” stated Tiffany Hartzler through tears as she shared her testimony at an Anniversary Gala of the LIGHT House ...

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The LIGHT House ‘Revs Up’ for Gala

Want a look at some of world’s rarest autos? You’ll have a chance at The LIGHT House benefit “Gala” on April 9, 2016 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Armacost Museum in Grandview. ...

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A Culture of Life: How local organizations are changing lives

Click HERE for our National Respect Life feature story. Youthville works to connect kids with foster families The need for foster homes in Kansas is staggering. More than 6,000 children in the ...

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Alternatives Clinic: Life-Saving Help in a Life-Changing Way

Alternatives Clinic is a nonprofit medical clinic and pregnancy resource center in Harrisonville providing services to Cass County and surrounding areas since 1992. The clinic is staffed by two part-time Registered Nurses ...

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The LIGHT House is 30!

For 30 years, The LIGHT House has given hope to young women facing untimely pregnancies. Offering a variety of services to girls in need, we strive to provide the most comprehensive, Christ-centered ...

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Youthville works to connect kids with foster families

The need for foster homes in Kansas is staggering. More than 6,000 children in the state are currently in foster care due to abuse or neglect; many are waiting right now for ...

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2016 Respect Life Resource Directory

Across Kansas and Missouri, organizations work tirelessly to promote a culture of life. From protecting the unborn, to improving the quality of life of the disabled and elderly, to encouraging adoption and ...

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Readers Make Teen’s Christmas Wish Possible

The Christmas story to many teens can feel distant–like something that only happened 2,000 years ago. But for Grace, a resident of the Show-Me Christian Youth Home in central Missouri, the story ...

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Grace-filled Christmas

Christmas Cards deliver more than warm wishes this season, they bring healing to children at Show-Me Christian Youth Home   Stephanie L Boothe | Metro Voice   Grace seems to have it ...

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Focus on the Family Wait No More Adoption Event Nov. 1

Kansas and Missouri Kids Cry Out for Families. Focus on the Family Wait No More Event Will Help on Nov. 1 By Staff   “When, God?” the Smiths wanted to know. “When ...

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