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A Place to Call Home

Sep 25, 2015

Born in Rwanda, Benoit (pronounced Ben-WAH) Krussell spent years living in refugee camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic. “I grew up everywhere,” he said. An attentive student at school, Benoit knew he was smart. He was always at the top of his class. But …

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Every Child Podcast with Will Haney and Kristine Van Noord

Sep 21, 2015

It’s hard to imagine persecution and violence so encompassing, and so near, that you’d have to leave your country on foot to escape it. What would it be like to put your family on a boat, realizing you all could die, but knowing that you’ll be safer than staying in your home, where you almost …

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Every Child Podcast with Gene Balloun

Sep 15, 2015

“Find something you love to do,” the saying goes, “and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” A career litigator with the Kansas City law firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Gene Balloun loves the work he does so much that he does some of it for free. Balloun has been providing pro bono legal …

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Every Child Podcast with Kendall Coffman

Sep 08, 2015

“A national pastor from Zimbabwe came to our church and spoke about difficulties in his country, including the plight of orphans there. He said, ‘In my country, children are taking care of children.’ That resonated with my wife and me, and we sat there with heavy hearts. What do we do with this …

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Every Child Podcast with Desirée White

Sep 01, 2015

Desirée White was 17 when God put adoption on her heart. Then, five years ago—“on a normal Sunday morning in church”—she sensed God speaking to her again. “It was a very clear word from the Lord that the time to adopt was now,” she said. “The picture I had was a child with Down syndrome.” When …

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