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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“And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever” (Revelation 22:5). But until that glorious day when faith becomes sight and the abode of
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
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
“…and He healed them” (Mt 15: 30c). Her mother died when she was 12. Her father’s alcoholism left her abandoned to care for her younger siblings. Now she is pregnant. Night after night, this orphan underlined her loneliness on her couch, turning over a sad, utilitarian calculus of whether she would let her child live.
If you were searching in the archives of CompassCare’s incorporation documents, you would find purpose statements. One statement reads: “To educate the… public concerning… abortion and… issues surrounding abortion.” This education presumes imparting knowledge but not opinion based on emotion or merely facts as observed by our senses. There is knowledge of this world theatre that is
Is moral correctness reasonable? If one were to listen carefully to anyone talking about how one person ought to treat another person in a civilized society, one might get the impression that morality is totally obvious, rational, universal, and easily actionable. That is, if any sane person were to just think about the intrinsic good
New York remains the abortion capital of the U.S. with more abortions occurring on a per capita basis than any other state. Abortion is trending down for the seventh consecutive year. The 2015 data reveals that the number of abortions statewide hit another all-time low since abortion was legalized in 1970 (NY legalized abortion before
Breaking: July 7, 2017 Rochester, NY—New York Vital Statistics for 2015 published Friday (July 7) revealed yet another drop in abortion for New York State. New York City data is published separately. Taken together the data reveals the number of abortions statewide plunged 25%, another all-time low since abortion was legalized in 1970 with a
Abortion is down 42% in Monroe County! We have reason to celebrate. But you and I don’t just want fewer abortions, we want ZERO abortions in our community. Abortion is down because of the perseverance of the people of God to take up the cause of the most vulnerable among us. The people of God