Entries for the 'Mentoring' Category
By: Ann L. Coker
Sitting before me in the counseling room is a young girl whose life is “sitting on empty.” She just endures life. For her, life may not have been kind or just. She wants only to make it through another day and without this pressing problem of pregnancy. She has come to me. That’s t...
By: Ann L. Coker
With clipboard on my lap I faced my client and wrote down her answers to questions on the intake form. She was not slow to answer but she gave only brief information. She had finished high school but not gone on for further education. Unmarried and living with friends, she took responsibility for he...
By: Michele D. Shoun
Pregnancy care centers in the United States know the value of collaboration. They find strength and encouragement in joining regional, state, or national coalitions. Such partnerships solve problems together and share best practices. They serve to unify the movement as a whole and provide a source o...
By: Matt Haviland
I was not a Christian when my daughter’s mother became pregnant. Although she and I were not together and I had no idea of what the future held, I was simultaneously ecstatic about becoming a dad and terrified of the unknown. I remember a conversation she and I had early in the pregnancy. Alth...
By: Dianne Pomon
As we counsel teens and young women at Genesis, we find ourselves in a conversation about their relationship with their boyfriend. We often ask, "What is your relationship like with your boyfriend? What is love and how does one express it?"
The answers we receive from such questions are often quite...
By: Sherry Camelleri
As we serve in the pregnancy center ministry, we find that individuals, both female and male, come to us as a direct result of seeking love. Yes, looking for love in all the wrong places and ways, their desire to be accepted and fulfilled as a person prompts unhealthy decisions. More times than we r...