On May 2 hundreds of churches and thousands of people raised nearly a half million dollars to reduce abortion in Western New York through CompassCare’s Virtual Walk for Life. CompassCare is at the center of Rochester’s dramatic 50% abortion reduction. Last year the organization augmented its reach to include Buffalo. CompassCare’s President, Jim Harden,
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Recently a European study of all first-time mothers between 1996 and 2013 found a link between abortion and poor outcomes for subsequent pregnancies. This comes just days ahead of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s gaff that abortion is safer than childbirth. The study reveals a 2.3-fold and 1.6 fold increase risk of extremely preterm birth
Should everyone be pro-life? Human equality is rooted in human dignity. Human dignity comes from the Christian belief that humans are made in the image of God as the Bible says in Genesis 1:27, “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.”
Christians believe abortion is wrong because all people are made in the image of God each being equally valuable without qualification. Each person is fully human at all stages of maturity, from the womb to the tomb. To narrow the definition of who qualifies as human is to permit the law to play favorites, creating
Do you long for a more pro-life, pro-family community? For that future to become a reality, Christians must stop talking about abortion as if it is merely an issue or unfortunate social ill. The Church must begin to see abortion as a symptom of society’s fundamental misunderstanding of what it means to be human. Because
How important are beliefs? The belief that mankind is made in the image of God is the basis of human dignity and equality. If man is not made in the image of God then equality is just a word politicians use to manipulate the people to amass more power to themselves. To justify abortion, the
What does the Bible say about abortion? God emphasized human dignity by becoming human and, even more overwhelmingly, by substituting Himself for us at the cross to buy our lives back from sin and death. In so doing Jesus became our Good Samaritan. Now in our gratitude, Christians seek His pleasure by obeying His charge
“What does abortion have to do with protecting Americans from Coronavirus?” This was asked by a White House official when questioned about the abortion funding provisions in the Coronavirus economic stimulus bill. According to a White House correspondent, during the process for developing a Coronavirus economic stimulus plan House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lobbied to ensure
A crisis does not change who we are. It reveals it. Endurance under hardship is the mark of a Christian. As people of the cross, Christians are able to weather any storm the good Lord’s sovereign hand permits trusting that He works all things together for the good for those who love Him (Romans 8:28).
Amidst the everchanging Coronavirus situation many have wondered if CompassCare is going to suspend services and events.