Entries for April 2004
By: Jerry Thacker
Our increasingly complex society requires those in CPC/PCC ministry to combine "high tech" and "high touch" skills in order to meet the needs of clients, volunteers, and donors. This includes having an understanding of the uses of technology in communications and information dissemination. Two of th...
By: Thomas Glessner
Reprinted from "NIFLA Clinic Tips," Vol. 2 No. 1.
The powerful impact of an ultrasound examination upon a woman contemplating an abortion cannot be overstated. An article in the New England Journal of Medicine, February 17, 1983, related an anecdote that portrays the influence such an examination c...
By: Dinah Monahan
A young wife prepared to cook her first roast. Her husband, watching her, inquired why she had cut off the end before she put the roast into the pan. "I'm not sure," said the wife. "My mom always did it that way."She called her mother and asked her. Her mom replied, "I cut off the end of the roast b...
When Choose Life, Inc. was working to get the Choose Life license plate approved in the Florida legislature, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) listed the Choose Life license plate in its "Top 10 Worst Pieces of Legislation." Our organization has since worn the ACLU's pejorative title as a ba...
By: David O'Leary
The psalmist says, "I have stored up your word in my heart that I might not sin against you" (Psalms 119:11). He is thinking of the way God's Word protects and strengthens us. Proverbs 3:5-6 takes us further when it says: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understand...
By: Gail Tierney
Like many of you, I've been somewhat frustrated over the years by seeing so many "repeat" clients—women who desired to change their lifestyles but who were caught in cycles of poverty. All too often, they turned to some man to provide food and shelter for them and their children. This arrangement of...
By: Andrew Robinson
Until teens have the opportunity to interact with the subject, they will not own the material. Inviting questions and engaging dialogue is the most powerful method of persuading teens.It was the last day of a three-day presentation. The venue was one of the more liberal high schools. A particular st...
By: Peggy Hartshorn
In applying for grants, it can be a challenge to try to understand the terminology used by foundations and other grantors. Let's demystify some of that language to help you meet the grantor's expectations.What is a Program?The funder will ask you to describe your "program." If you teach prenatal cla...