Entries for January 2000
By: Sydna Massé
In the days of the early Church, the last person you would have expected God to use would have been Paul. After all, he found great satisfaction in his persecution of God's people. But when God changed his heart, Paul became one of the most vigorous evangelists. His writings still speak to us today ...
By: John Fletcher and Mark Evans
Reprinted with permission from "The New England Journal of Medicine"
Originally published February 17, 1983
We have recently seen two cases in which women in the late first or early second trimester of pregnancy reported feelings and thoughts clearly indicating a bond of loyalty toward the fetus t...
By: Marjori Masitto Krause
The manufacturing process takes raw materials and transforms them into a product that has a predicted useful life. At the end of that normal life, many products are discarded when they could be recycled.
In the recycling process, when a product has finished its useful life, instead of being thrown ...
By: Thomas Glessner
As we approach the dawn of a new millennium, exciting challenges await the pro-life ministry of pregnancy help centers. To meet these challenges, a powerful vision has been given that will put crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) on the offense and dramatically increase their effectiveness. The National ...
By: David O'Leary
We are in danger of letting our hearts become self-righteous in the face of the obvious sin of others. We can be prone to condemnation, impatience, hypocrisy, superiority, and perhaps even animosity.
As I write, the news is filled with the controversy around the Miss America Pageant. New rules prop...
By: Carol Everett
Television ads may offer the one best hope to reach our primary market at a crucial point in time.
For years I searched for something that would reduce and, finally, end abortion. As a woman who understands the pain of abortion, both as a consumer and a provider, I wanted to establish contact with ...
By: Jerry Thacker
For many people, "marketing" means "advertising and promotion." However, marketing is more than that. It involves building a relationship with another person -- someone for whom a service or product is procured.
Today, consumers expect to be able to choose from among several options when seeking a ...
By: A. A. Baker
The probability of your proposal's getting any attention at all is minimal -- unless you have an edge.
Here we are at a typical board meeting of the average non-profit organization. As usual, the need for more funding is near the top of the agenda. Then someone makes a statement that is predictable...