All Content in Category: Prolife
Question from a reader:
Is the concern over China’s one child policy because of too much government control or is it because of the injustice of child killing?
- Wed, Jun 25, 2014
I love this prolife story. It testifies to the ways God can use believers peacefully praying, holding signs, and sharing prolife information as well as the gospel, outside an abortion clinic.
- Wed, Jun 18, 2014
Abortion Too Controversial to Address in Church? (Plus Information on the Oregon 2014 Citizen Initiative with an Urgent Deadline of June 30)
The desire to be popular and avoid people’s disapproval is a common reason for Christian leaders to hold back in pro-life efforts. But for every reason we have, we must be ready to answer a question on the last day: “Was that reason more important than the lives of all those children I created in my image?”
- Mon, Jun 02, 2014
The adverse physical and psychological consequences of abortion are well documented, with higher levels of depression and suicide. That’s what makes a recent viral prochoice video all the more disturbing and deceptive. Emily Letts, a 25-year-old abortion counselor in New Jersey, chose to make and share a video about her own first-trimester surgical abortion, claiming that she feels “super good after having an abortion.” She told Philadelphia Magazine, “Women and men have been thirsting for something like this. You don’t have to feel guilty.”
- Fri, Mar 07, 2014
A friend who recently experienced a miscarriage shared this powerful blog post with me (it’s received over 1,100 comments, so obviously it resonated with many). I agree with the writer’s assertion that it does seem the prolife response to miscarriage lacks consistency.
- Fri, Jan 17, 2014
The article in today’s blog is a simple, straightforward and powerful model for what we as supporters of the right to life can say to friends and neighbors and fellow employees who are immersed in a prochoice worldview.
- Mon, Jan 06, 2014
I appreciated this article by Michael Spielman, director of a great organization called Abort73. Michael hits on something very important—the fact that we do need to tell people the truth about abortion, saturated with grace and kindness and empathy. Abraham Lincoln said, “To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” Silence becomes a form of consent, a quiet permission. Let’s not be cowards. Let’s stand up for truth; let’s reach out in compassion.
- Mon, Dec 30, 2013
I confess that I dislike the term pro-choice. As I explain in my book Why ProLife?, I use it only because it has become the dominant term used in our culture. But it is profoundly misleading. The term pro-choice tells us that someone thinks choice is okay. Well, of course. But what does that mean?