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Seeing the Value of Every Person, and Stepping Up to Defend Life

Air Date 03/09/2019

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, Emily Colson encourages us to put our sanctity of human life beliefs into practice by extending grace and love to people with disabilities, inviting them into our lives and especially, into our places of worship.

In Part 2, Pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf gives a compelling and logical defense for the value of pre-born life, and encourages listeners to be equipped and ready to share the truth about abortion to a world that desperately needs to hear it.

  • Featured Book

    Dancing With Max

    Emily Colson

    Emily Colson shares about her personal battles and heartbreak when, as a suddenly single mother, she discovers her only child has autism. This is a real life story of grace, second chances, and fresh starts in spite of life's hardest problems.

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    The Case for Life

    Scott Klusendorf

    Do you find it difficult to articulate your stand on hot-button issues like abortion, cloning and embryo research? Scott Klusendorf shows you how to effectively make a case for the unborn.

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  • Featured Article

    See Life Clearly

    Focus on the Family

    Show your support for the sanctity of life and the protection of the preborn, sign the Declaration for Life, and join us in New York City on May 4th for a special pro-life event called "Alive from New York."

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  • Featured Article

    Three Actions You Can Take to Advance a Pro-Life Culture

    We're committed to standing strong as we encourage all Americans to "See Life Clearly." Will you join us?

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Guest

Emily Colson

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Emily Colson is an author, a public speaker, and an advocate for persons with disabilities. In her book Dancing with Max – awarded "Book of the Year" by the Austism Society – Emily and her father, the late Chuck Colson, share the struggle and beauty of life with Emily’s son with autism, Max. Emily has told her story of hope throughout churches nationwide, as well as on numerous media outlets. She is passionate about engaging families affected by disability within the church. Emily currently serves on the President's Committee for People With Intellectual Disabilities and on several ministry boards including The Colson Center for Christian Worldview and Your Options Medical Pregnancy Centers. Emily has been a single mother for most of Max’s life, and currently resides in the New England area. Learn more about Emily by visiting her website, www.emilycolson.com.

Guest

Scott Klusendorf

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Scott Klusendorf is the founder and president of the Life Training Institute which was established to equip pro-life advocates for defending their views in the public square. A passionate defender of pre-born children, Scott has participated in numerous debates with abortion advocates at the collegiate level, and he has lectured student groups at more than 80 colleges and universities including Stanford, U.C. Berkeley and M.I.T. Scott is the author of The Case for Life and the co-author of Stand for Life. He and his wife, Stephanie, have four children and reside in the Atlanta area.