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Welcoming diversity

August 2021
By: James Sprague
Pregnancy care centers serve clients regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, age, or marital status, and always treat clients with kindness, respect, compassion, and honesty. But as our government, schools, businesses, and churches are presently occupied by issues of racial diversity...
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We need a missional model of medicine

August 2021
By: Mark B. Blocher
This article is excerpted with permission from a forthcoming book by Mark Blocher, Missional Medicine: Restoring the Soul of Healthcare, due out in September. Watch this space for updates on how to obtain copies, or inquire at info@chcenter.org. Mark's vision is for the Christian community to...
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More or less

August 2021
By: Stuart Carver
We are going to explore three examples of how life-affirming ministries may be able to accomplish more, even with less. Why? Because: There is a tendency to believe more money is what we need. We intuitively think more ministry requires doing more things. Sometimes, less is what God uses t...
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Sanctuary cities protect the unborn

August 2021
By: Michele Shoun
On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, with President Joe Biden in office only 24 hours, he and Vice President Kamala Harris issued a statement unequivocally supporting the “right to choose” abortion. The Biden-Harris administration announced it was “deeply committed to making sure eve...
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Brace for impact!

January 2021
By: Jor-El Godsey
The forward momentum of the pro-life movement over the last four years is about to run head-on into an empowered pro-abortion offensive bent on recovering all lost ground and establishing its own forward momentum.  By any objective analysis of actions specifically related to abortion, the Tr...
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A pro-lifer’s progress: “Put on the full armor of God”

January 2021
By: Ann L. Coker
What is needed for a victorious fight in the pro-life arena? How do we prepare ourselves? What equipment do we acquire? In John Bunyan’s classic, The Pilgrim’s Progress, his main character is named Christian. His burden of sin fell off at the cross, and Christian then stopped at the Hous...
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How many?

January 2021
By: Stuart Carver
A legendary parable goes something like this: A small village of people once lived along the edge of a fast-flowing river. Several people of the village were fishing along the river’s edge when one noticed a baby being washed downstream. Shortly after rescuing, drying and warming the baby...
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Having a plan for greater engagement with churches

January 2021
By: Michele D. Shoun
If you follow Alpha Grand Rapids’ Facebook page, you’ll notice a positive point of view in every post. For instance, it was refreshing to read on December 16, 2020:  “AGR is thankful for our church partners in the community! Churches are an essential part of what we do he...
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