Jessica Russo

Jessica Russo is the Donor Relationship Manager at Embrace Grace, Inc., a non-profit organization with the goal of inspiring and equipping the church to minister to single women facing an unplanned pregnancy and to single moms.

Jessica is also a public speaker and writer that passionately & transparently shares her journey of healing from the pain of abortion that she experienced as a teenager.  After finding healing & freedom in 2011 she now loves helping people to break free from their guilt and shame and empowers them to use their story for God’s glory!

She resides in Ft. Worth, TX with her husband, Joe, and their four sons.

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young black woman wonders if God will still use her after having had an abortion

Did My Abortion Disqualify Me from Being Used by God?

God will even use your abortion healing for His glory and your good. The creator of the universe only requires a willing and submitted heart.

a post-abortive woman

Why Do I Still Hurt After Post-Abortive Healing?

Healing is a beautiful lifelong journey we embark on with God, and in some circumstances, it requires us to be willing to say “yes” to surrendering it.

Three upset young women sitting on a couch, avoiding looking at each other.

Seeing and Serving the Post-Abortive in Our Churches

With 1 in 4 women making an abortion decision by the age of 49, the likelihood of us encountering someone post-abortive is very high.

A woman crying.

Loving Women Even When They Choose Abortion

Sometimes, people choose abortion even when you’ve done all you can to help them choose otherwise. Loving that person, the one who chooses what you know isn’t good for them, can be hard. “We love because HE first loved us” – 1 John 4:19 A few months ag …

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The Abortion Minded Friend: How do I love her in this journey?

There are millions of reasons why a woman may be considering abortion. All of these millions of reasons boil down to one single root cause— Fear!

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Father’s Day, When You Are Post-Abortive

In a single moment, my heart turned from being filled with hate to being beautifully broken and submitted.

Mother’s Day for the Post-Abortive Woman

I distinctly remember the first Mother’s Day after I experienced my abortions.  I can still picture the scene as me, my parents and my siblings loaded into the family minivan to head to church.  As I think back to that gorgeous, Texas spring …

Supporting the Post-Abortive Woman During a Pandemic

Why do we make everything so complicated?  A few weeks ago, I was planning a project for work and had a moment of panic.  “How in the world am I going to pull this campaign together in time AND have measurable success?!?”  Positivity is …