Terri Palmquist ministers outside the Bakersfield FPA abortion center while friends from a different religious tradition pray nearby.
Every 40 Days for Life campaign seems to have its own unique positives and negatives. Although we experienced incredible blessings during this (our eleventh) campaign, for most of the campaign I was physically ill. But what bothered me even more than my physical problems was my sadness over the fact that some people who were very important parts of past campaigns have decided to no longer participate in 40 Days for Life.
What is even more tragic to me is the reason that they left.
A few days before the beginning of this campaign, we met with a pastor who explained why he will no longer participate in 40 Days for Life. The essence of his concern related to doctrinal purity: the importance of focusing on saving souls and not just saving babies. Continue reading →
The mother of this newborn baby who was saved from the abortion pill understands that God is the one who truly saved her baby, not us.
The best perk about our line of work by far, in my opinion, is getting to hear the testimonies of women whose babies God saved from abortion. I also love getting to see and hold the babies who have been saved, of course, but to me there is something special about hearing a woman herself tell you why she, as a woman who once intended to “choose” abortion, appreciates your efforts. Hear a few of those testimonies and you will understand why the “pro-woman” position is truly “anti-abortion.”
We have had many opportunities to hear such wonderful testimonies over the years, of course, but I think my current favorite is one we received just yesterday, because this testimony shows that this woman not only grasps the value of her baby, but she grasps the essence of what it means to “glorify Jesus.”
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Our dear friend Zhou is about to become a citizen of the United States of America! Zhou was one of the Chinese refugees who fled China’s forced abortions in the early 1990s. She was just a pregnant teenager when she escaped from China. Now she is a mother of three precious children!
Her citizenship ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 9 in Indianapolis. Terri and I would like to be there, Continue reading →