Cradle My Heart Today

Saving lives and healing hearts after abortion one story at a time

Aiming for the hearts of women Cradle My Heart Today provides a daily dose of truth and inspiration to choose and defend life in our families, our churches, and our world by sharing stories reflecting faith in Jesus Christ to redeem us after unintended pregnancy or abortion. Now airing on over 600 stations.

Meeting Real Needs
Heartfelt authenticity and vulnerability creates a warm connection, as we join you in the conversations of our lives with challenging truths about our roles as mothers, grandmothers, and friends in faith. In our programs, listeners receive:

• Spiritual truths to encourage them to stand for life and heal abortion’s grief
• Relatable and relevant principles to understand the life issue in practical terms
• Equipping to engage and change the culture for life

Kim Ketola hi res cropAward-Winning Host – My faith and life experience unveil one of the biggest untold stories of our time–the spiritual impact of abortion on the women and men who choose it—as well as the hope available to make a better choice. My story and voice have been featured on many national radio and television outlets, and I currently serve as Host and Executive Producer of Cradle My Heart Radio, airing on 14 outlets, including 3 top 50 markets. I was recently inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame for my work while known as Kim Jeffries (KS95, WCCO Radio and TV, and KTIS).

My book Cradle My Heart, Finding God’s Love After Abortion is an Amazon bestseller and was a Finalist for the Evangelical Christian Press Association’s Book of the Year in 2013, and features a Foreword by Ruth Graham.

I teach pro-life apologetics in pregnancy centers and Christian colleges and high schools partnership with Scott Klusendorf’s Life Training Institute. I’m a Cast Member of Life is Best, a 13-part series featuring leading voices on the life issue today. LifeSiteNews featured my story here. For information about airing Cradle My Heart Today check here. To find a list of stations check here.

Fun fact: my profile pic is by David Carr of Third Day.

Cradle My Heart Radio

Join us Sunday evenings at 8p CT/9 p ET for timely guests and caring conversationCheck this week’s guest and podcasts of previous programs.

Cradle My Heart Radio provides help for healing the pain of child loss through abortion, which has impacted millions of women in America. Here you will find friends in faithDSC_2218 for web who will listen, understand and care. Every week we connect you with a network of effective outreach efforts and feature interviews spotlighting those offering help, as we talk with listeners like you. It’s radio designed to answer the many spiritual questions raised by the abortion choice. We also advance the cause of life working to prevent abortions by helping women make a better choice.

As your host, I am a seasoned veteran of live daily radio and television broadcasts (see details below). More importantly, I have experienced the healing love of Jesus Christ after an abortion in my own life. Having served for the last ten years in Christian post-abortion ministry, I’m here to help you experience this true hope.

Listen online, call us on the Live Line at 1-800-811-3003 and join us on the radio:

LifeSite News featured my story in broadcasting and how God’s love informs the work today.

Kim Ketola at WMVV in Griffin, GA where Cradle My Heart Radio is produced. With her is producer Pete Chagnon.

Producer Pete Chagnon with Kim Ketola at WMVV – NewLife FM in Griffin, GA

The Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame recognized my work while known as “Kim Jeffries” with Induction to the Hall in  2013. Here’s the highlight reel:


faith radioIn 2005, I began to develop original programs for KTIS and Faith Radio Network, including Life Redeemed™ a reality radio series featuring stories of healing and hope after abortion which aired on KTIS-FM, and Along the Way, a daily interactive talk show which aired on KTIS-AM and Faith Radio Network from 2006-2008.

In addition to Cradle My Heart Radio, I am currently a Contributor to Faith Radio Network’s blog.

My career was established over the course of 19 years at Contemporary Hit Radio KSTP-FM where I did everything from late-night dj to midday host ks95 (1)while also picking the hits as Music Director. I spent my last 5 years as the station’s first female Morning Show Co-Host, eventually serving as Morning News Anchor too.

wccoIn 1998 I moved over to WCCO-TV reporting feature stories for the Morning News. I then worked six years hosting programs on CBS News/Talk powerhouse WCCO-Radio, where I hosted the Morning Show (“Lee and Jeffries”) and Midday–scoring a “first female” credit, as PA Announcer at a Minnesota Twins game. Awards include the 2003 Annual Media Award from NAMI-MN for working to reduce the stigma of mental illness. I was also a finalist for Billboard Magazine’s Music Director of the Year Award in 1998.

Media Guest

Many thanks to American Family Radio for a recent appearance on Today’s Issues with Tim Wildmon and Ray Pritchard.

I have enjoyed being a frequent guest on Salem Radio’s Lifeline with Craig Roberts on KFAX/San Fransisco addressing questions related to abortion and other pro-life issues. I have also appeared on programs aired on Sirius, Moody, and other network outlets. For a complete listing of recent and upcoming interviews please check my blog at Cradle My Heart.