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Today’s Pro-Life Reflection

Sunday, June 24th, 2012










This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at:

“God intended it for good to accomplish … the saving of many lives” (Genesis 50:20)

Reflection: One of the simplest ways to stop abortions is to go to the facilities where the abortions happen and talk to the women who are walking in. This is called “sidewalk counseling.” It is legal in every state, and has saved countless lives. Training is available from pro-life organizations.

Prayer: Lord, I Pray today for all sidewalk counselors who are pleading for the lives of the unborn. Gibe them grace and wisdom, patience and perseverance. Save many lives and souls through their loving intervention, and call many others to join their ranks. Amen.

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Sidewalk Counselors: On the Frontlines

Friday, August 19th, 2011

I recently had the joy to deliver the opening address at the nation’s first national sidewalk counseling training conference, sponsored by Pro-life Action Ministries. This weekend conference featured various experts addressing the how and why of sidewalk counseling, which is a ministry in which people stand in front of abortion facilities to save lives by offering alternatives to those who are coming there for abortions. Sidewalk counselors are the people who make the last resort effort to persuade those who have not been persuaded by any other activity of the pro-life movement. They often only have seconds in which to make the case that the child’s life should be spared. They often face hostility and disappointment because of hardened hearts. They need your prayers and encouragement, and if possible, your presence.

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