By Kirk Walden Reading Jen Taggart’s article about Karen Ellison and Deeper Still, it struck me for the millionth time: The Pregnancy Help community is always about solutions and victories. An abortion in Ellison’s past would not define her. Instead, she’s chosen to pour into others, providing hope and healing for women, men and churches. …Continue reading "The Pregnancy Help Movement is About Choosing Solutions"
By Sarah Terzo This testimony is from a woman who went to a crisis pregnancy center in Mountain View, California: “When I first went to the Crisis Pregnancy Center, I was in need of temporary housing. With their help, I am staying with a Christian family. Since the first time I went to the Crisis …Continue reading "“My life has a 100% change for the better” after visiting Crisis Pregnancy Center"
By Dave Andrusko In our culture, equipped with a gazillion cell phone cameras and a multiplicity of recording devices, every once in a while when an unhinged pro-abortionist goes off on a pro-lifer, it’s get captured and makes its way onto the internet. More than ever, such off-the-wall comments are common currency, now that pro-life …Continue reading "Basic dos-and-don’ts we men should know when helping women face an unplanned pregnancy"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation She was married, but finances were tight. So when she was abruptly dismissed from her job, the removal carried with it a decimating economic sting. The reason for her forced departure? She was pregnant with me. I always felt a tinge of sadness and a healthy …Continue reading "Google and the Politics of Pregnancy"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Sometimes a letter arrives in my mailbox that is so powerful, so filled with hope, that I cannot bear the thought of discarding it, no matter how high my mail pile may be. That was certainly the case this past week, when I received a letter …Continue reading "Everyday miracles at Pregnancy Resource Centers"
By Susanna Maynes Eighteen-year-old “Courtney” was distressed at her positive pregnancy test. Her mother had already warned her that if she ever got pregnant, she’d kick her out of the house and cut off her college money. Courtney’s best friend told her, “You better not get an abortion!” But her boyfriend said, “Just destroy it. …Continue reading "Who Truly Empowers Women: the Abortion Industry or Pregnancy Help Centers?"
By Jorge Plaza Many people celebrate pregnancies for obvious reasons: pregnancy means the creation of new life. But for others, pregnancy is treated like a curse — a disease that ruins women’s bodies. This prevalent disdain was made especially explicit when Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Samantha Hoopes announced her pregnancy. In a Fox News interview, …Continue reading "Pregnant Model Scorned By Baby-Hating Followers"
By Jen Taggart “Manuela” a pregnancy help worker in Costa Rica, was touched when she heard a pastor’s wife and speaker from the U.S. preach on the importance of not giving up on your God-given dreams. The message could not have been more fitting. She was a worship leader until her husband, who was also …Continue reading "Costa Rican Center Offers “Refuge” to Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancy"
By Valerie Millsapps Every month, it seems we have more news of a comment or act that leaves us breathless. It was just recently that a state representative faced some backlash after controversial statements he made on the Alabama House floor. “Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now, or you kill them later,” …Continue reading "How Pregnancy Help Ministries Uproot the Lie of the “Unwanted Child”"
By Tamara El-Rahi Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. A few weeks before I knew I was …Continue reading "Babies make an impact long before they’re born"
By Lauren Urrea It’s only by God’s grace and with His given strength that I was ever able to talk publicly about my pregnancy. Those closest to me can attest to what used to be my extreme fear of being in front of a crowd. It started when I was young and continued all the …Continue reading "Sing It Loud: Why Sharing Your Unplanned Pregnancy Story Matters"
By Dave Andrusko Although I’ve written about or reposted countless articles on Pregnancy Centers, until two weeks ago I had not been inside one since those days decades ago when I tried my best to volunteer at what in those days was more commonly called Crisis Pregnancy Centers. For reasons that need not be recalled, …Continue reading "Pregnancy Help Centers: a real alternative to the death peddlers"