Author Archives: Jim Harden

How the New Reproductive Health Law Impacts You

By now you have probably heard that after years of failed attempts the New York legislature overwhelmingly passed the Reproductive Health Act (RHA). The RHA was signed into law by Governor Cuomo shortly after it passed. Abortion is now a fundamental human right in NY. This new right will eventually clash with your freedom of speech and freedom of religion, which is so crucial to how CompassCare reaches and serves women considering abortion.

Your Hope is Her Rope

Your Hope is Her Rope…

Simeon of Jerusalem (Luke 2:25a) is not described as a priest or a prophet, though he may have been. Scripture does not give us any details about his age, his family, or his social status. The Holy Spirit describes Simeon not by any fleeting external measure, but by the weight of his character: righteous and

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Abortion Battle Heats Up

Abortion Battle Heats Up

Having the most pro-life acting President since Roe v Wade is heating up the abortion battle. Fear of overturning the 1973 Supreme Court decision is driving liberal states to fever-pitched lawmaking frenzies. Places like New York have two goals: 1) Deregulate abortion, and 2) Regulate pro-life physicians and pregnancy centers. New York attempted to totally

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Will abortion rates rise?

What does victory in the battle to erase the need for abortion look like? Certainly, a woman considering abortion deciding to have her baby is a victory, a unique moment of rejoicing. Yet our joy over each life saved points to our future hope where no woman ever feels like abortion is a valid option….

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Mary and The Power of Willing Mothers

Who has more influence over humanity’s prospects than a parent? Consider the maternal profession: who can hope to equal a mother’s power over posterity? No teacher, coach, counselor, friend, politician or program could ever compare to mom by any measure. Certainly no child denies his mother’s monumental station in his life. And her significance extends

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Two Worldviews: The Secular and The Christian

When a woman faces an unplanned pregnancy and is considering abortion, how should a Christian view that pregnancy? An unplanned pregnancy is not a negative side-effect to sexual activity. It is a crossroads of grace whereby God gives a woman the opportunity to choose to make one more poor decision in a long line of

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