Entries for the 'Testimony' Category
By: Elaine Ham
Several years ago, as I was cleaning out a closet that held some of our adult son's childhood toys and clothes, I noticed an unpleasant odor emanating from the top shelf — somewhere behind the Star Wars figures and the baseball cards.I soon discovered the smell was coming from an old quilt my mother...
By: Pat Stonestreet
As center directors, it falls on our shoulders to shepherd those who serve under us. Whether they are staff members, board members, volunteers, clients, or donors, we have been called to show the love of Jesus Christ to each one. As a new center director, this was one of the first lessons God taught...
By: Jeffrey Miller
Serving as a board member of Planned Parenthood in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the late 1970s, I was surrounded by caring, concerned people. We all really wanted to make a difference by helping those who were less fortunate.
My recollection is that none of us talked about abortion as if it were a goo...
By: Elaine Ham
Every client advocate who has ever counseled in a pregnancy center knows the sudden rush of fear that envelops us when a young, single client learns she is pregnant. We ask a question such as, "What are your plans for your baby's future?" and pray that whatever she says will not include the word "ab...
By: Susan Graves
This fictional vignette describes some of the thoughts and emotions a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy may experience.
The course of my life would be changed forever. It wasn't as if a smile spread across my boyfriend's face when I gave him the news. Rather, his once-adoring gaze that could infu...
By: Grant Clark
How can a Christian doctor take the life of an unborn child? I've been asked that on television interviews and by reporters. It is not an easy question to answer, but let me tell you how I moved from "pro-choice" to "pro-life."
In my third year of medical practice, while working at a county hospita...