Rise to the Moment of Truth Saturday, February 24, 2024


Kids to Love Alabama News
'We have seen ugly in a new form': Kids to Love finds ways to place foster children despite DHR freeze

 The Alabama Department of Human Resources still has foster care non-profit Kids to Love referrals frozen but CEO Lee Marshall said there is more than one way to give children clean, safe homes.

Ozark Library Alabama News
Children, teen LGBTQ book controversy moves to Ozark Dale County Library; Ozark mayor calls to cut funds

The Ozark Dale County Library pulled all young adult LGBTQ+ books from the shelves to review them after a complaint from the Ozark mayor. The books have been returned to the shelves, but the library is now planning a community meeting to hear from the public and discuss what actions will be taken going forward.

NSL Alabama News
Lauren DeMoss Benson: A battle too heavy for our children to bear alone

This fight is not disappearing any time soon, and my heart breaks to know that some children will not escape unscathed because evil is lurking at our doorsteps, in our schools, in our libraries and on our screens.

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Ashley Carter: Raising children in a world of screens

What happened to children playing outside for hours and being creative while exploring and learning new things?

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Matt Clark: The case for capital punishment of child sex traffickers

There’s both a moral and constitutional case for why this crime deserves death.

Marriage Alabama News
Ashley Carter: A love story built on a strong relationship with God

In this journey called life, relationships hold tremendous value, none more so than the bond shared between a husband and wife.

Farming Alabama News
Ashley Carter: Teaching the next generation to embrace self-sustainability

In the fast-paced, technology-driven world we live in, the timeless wisdom of farming and self-sustainability remains an invaluable treasure.

Dad Alabama News
Ashley Carter: Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

I am constantly filled with overwhelming gratitude and deep admiration for the man who has been such a strong influence in my life as a father, teacher, mentor, and a source of unwavering support.

Fight Alabama News
Matt Clark: Fight for our kids

I don’t think there’s any group of people in America today under attack like our kids. We must fight for them.

Truth Alabama News
Lauren DeMoss Benson: Indoctrinate your children with truth

How in the world do we keep our children safe from the lies of the world when it seems inevitable they will hear them? We can’t. Instead, we teach them the truth. 

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Ashley Carter: Thank you, Mom!

A significant influence in my life, my mom has shaped me into the woman I have become. Through the countless hours she spent showing and teaching me things, to the emotional support she has offered throughout my life, she has become my closest and most cherished friend.

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Big Oak Ranch: Alabama Christian children’s home helps children from difficult circumstances find dignity

As you enter the Big Oak Girl’s Ranch headquarters, the first thing you see is a seal on the floor. On it is a tree, and on the tree are the last several lines of Isaiah 61:3.

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Baldwin County, Montgomery Public and Tuscaloosa City school systems suing social media platforms for mental harm to children

Due to the impact of social media on children, some Alabama school systems claim they need money for support and training, according to a new lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.

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UAB study: Type 2 diabetes diagnosis almost doubled among kids during pandemic

The rate of new Type 2 diabetes cases almost doubled among children in Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study conducted by UAB.

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2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book shows Alabama ranks 46th for child well-being

There is good news and bad news from the latest Annie. E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book.

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Childcare not affordable for some Alabama households, data shows

Access to affordable child care continues to be a struggle across the nation and the Yellowhammer state.

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POLICE: Woman leads officers on high-speed chase, two young children in car

A woman led police in North Alabama on a high-speed chase late Monday night. Police said two young children were in the car with her.

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Adoptive mom uses medical knowledge to help children with special needs

From The Alabama Baptist   At a young age, Johnna Breland felt called to be a doctor, but as she grew up, that career never seemed...

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Former Miss Alabama says children must be inspired at home

By Michael J. Brooks Former Miss Alabama Amie Beth Dickinson Shaver said recently on “Priority Talk” that children need to know they’re...