Entries for the 'Volunteers' Category
By: Mark Hiehle
The story is told of police officers who were using a radar gun to check the speed of vehicles as they came over the crest of a hill. Suddenly, their radar registered a speed of 500 miles per hour. They tried to reset their equipment, but suddenly it shut down. Moments later, a low-flying military F...
By: Anne O'Connor
More and more pregnancy care centers are dealing with situations where a pregnant minor does not want to have an abortion, but her parents are pressuring her to get one. Many daughters feel coerced against their will by their parents to choose abortion. PCCs need to support the minor in her decision...
By: Anna Somers
A strange sound interrupted our evening meal.
"What's that?" my husband asked.
We stared at each other in confusion. Finally, it hit me. "The hotline phone!" I had been carrying it around for a month, but tonight was the first time anyone called. My husband and I scrambled to find it.
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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: 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: Amanda Naugle and Jerry Thacker
Patty was working on the center's monthly newsletter. In desperate need of that perfect baby picture for the front cover, she ventured onto the Internet. The pregnancy resource center where she volunteered had limited financial resources. While she did not have problems obtaining copy because there ...
By: Diane Ramirez
"What are your plans if your test is positive?"
"I'm going to abort," she answers.
You thought you were prepared to counsel the abortion-minded client after taking the pregnancy center volunteer training. Instead of enthusiasm, you feel dread. Perhaps you are pondering ...