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What to do when protesters show up

September 2017
By: Michele D. Shoun
Plans for the September 9 walk were proceeding smoothly, and then Shelly Burkhart, executive director at HerChoice (formerly Bowling Green Pregnancy Services) had a moment of panic. A coworker had learned through social media that a local pro-choice group planned show up at the center to protest.&nb...
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Summit roundup + plans for 2018

May 2017
By: Michele D. Shoun
Life Matters' staff came away with positive feelings about this year's Summit, and they were confirmed by our guests' evaluations. Here's what some had to say: [This Summit] has been a blessing to me not only in my pregnancy center contacts, but in my personal and family life. I appreciate the pure...
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Why should your center attend the Summit?

March 2017
By: Michele D. Shoun
What is the Summit? The Summit is a two-day conference for pregnancy care center directors, volunteers, staff, and board members. It’s designed to sustain PCCs as effective Gospel outreaches. We enlist speakers who will challenge and encourage you, and line up practical and relevant works...
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Summit round-up

May 2016
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Summit 2016 is history, but we want to share our gratitude to God for all the good things He did in and through the speakers, worship, prayer, networking, and fellowship. It was a time of rest in a retreat-like setting, as well as a space to recharge ministry batteries. Click the link to take a loo...
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FRONT AND CENTER

April 2011
By: Jerry Thacker
As the recession grinds on, people are learning to do more with less, re-centering their lives upon the important concepts of God and family, and figuring out what they can and can't do without. As I write this article, my basement is half-full of bags of clothing and other household items that are...
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Bang for the Buck

January 2011
By: Ron Haas
In tough economic times, nonprofit organizations scour their budgets looking for any possible place to trim a few dollars. Even though the old adage reminds us that, "It takes money to make money," executive directors and board members often debate the return on investment of the ministry's developm...
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