Entries for the 'Culture' Category
By: Stuart Carver
Myths have always been a part of the human experience. Here are a few examples: bats are blind, elephants are afraid of mice, and mustard seeds are the smallest seeds.
Do you still believe any of these myths? Google them later. Right now, we are actually going to look at something far more import...
By: Ann L. Coker
May 1993 marked my third year as a volunteer counselor at a pregnancy care center. My timeslot was Friday afternoons, but it was like any other day at the center when counselors struggled not only with the clients' needs but also with our own inadequacies.
The problems of sexual promisc...
By: Andrew Mollison
Your pregnancy care center is speaking all the time, and not just through the voices of the people. The physical objects that surround the users are sending messages of their own. The environment in which you work can either support your mission or it can hinder it. But either way, it’s commun...
By: Rebecca Hughes
Sixteen years ago, The Delton Women’s Center began to take shape--first in the hearts, minds, and prayers of people in the faith community, and ultimately as a physical presence with an ambitious mission. It would be a pregnancy center devoted to sharing Christ, affirming life, and helping oth...
By: Michele D. Shoun
Pregnancy care centers are in the business of encouragement. Their stock in trade is reaching out to women who are being encouraged (or forced) to abort their babies. Indeed, if ever there was a misuse of the word “encourage” it’s in connection with taking an easy way out!
Posted in: Volunteers
, Michele D. Shoun