Entries for July 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
Not long ago, I taught some courses at a local state university as an adjunct professor. Now, mind you, it had been 27 years since I had been in the classroom, so I wondered just what I would find. My previous experience had been teaching at a Christian university; this school was the exact opposite...
By: Tricia McCool
As a Labor & Delivery nurse of 14 years, I often cared for women who experienced pregnancy loss. In many of those cases, they had made the painful choice to terminate a very wanted pregnancy because of a medical problem. Pregnancy termination for medical indications is a very complex issue that ...
By: Ron Haas
"What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard today.' And he answered, 'I will not,' but afterward he changed his mind and went. And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, 'I go, sir,' but did not go. Which of the t...
By: Mark Hiehle
I once heard of two older ladies who took a cooking class at a local college. The instructor was describing the process of hollowing out an egg. The teacher told the class to first perforate the egg at the basal end, and then repeat the action on the apex. Then, placing your lips over one end, with ...
By: Jennifer Barnes Maggio
She walks into the church and cautiously looks around with her four-year-old daughter in tow. She hesitantly makes her way to a pew at the back of the church and sits quietly, thumbing through her Bible, avoiding eye contact at all costs. She has contemplated this day for months. She wonders if she ...
By: Thomas Glessner
Since the early 1980s, the abortion industry has consistently attacked the work of Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs). Charges of being deceptive and misleading have been leveled at PRCs all over the country, and those working hand-in-hand with the abortion industry have filed numerous lawsuits with ...
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By: Sydna Massé
In the halls of a pregnancy center one woman relayed, "I don't know how anyone could ever choose abortion." In overhearing that comment, I had to mentally remind myself she didn't intentionally seek to wound me personally because she had no idea I had chosen abortion. Prior to God's healing, her com...
By: Michelle Roberts
"God is not so unjust as to overlook your work and the love that you showed for his sake in serving the saints, as you still do." Hebrews 6:10
Think about this scenario: you are the executive director of a pregnancy resource center and your board of directors has decided they might like to conver...