Serving young moms is an important part of being pro-life, and we as a community need to have a heart for them. I’ve learned that helping teen moms works so much better when we do it together.
Watching the movie Unplanned will likely affect you on some level, no matter your stance on abortion before viewing it. But those who’ve had some involvement in a past abortion may find that the film triggers a much deeper traumatic wound.
Pregnant at 19. Alone and afraid. Chrystal Evans Hurst describes how God kept her going during that difficult season of life, and what she learned along the way.
The availability of church-based support groups for women with unplanned pregnancies, as well as strong partnerships with local pregnancy centers, can provide the hope that a young woman needs in order to choose life.
“Honey, I’m pregnant.‚” Adding a child to your family is stressful even when you plan the pregnancy. Making the transition when a baby wasn’t expected can be even tougher.
When a young woman faces an unintended pregnancy, one of the ways God often meets her needs – in fact, the most common way – is through His people.
Distrust of the church’s response to an unplanned pregnancy is widespread. Many women believe church members are more likely to gossip about a woman considering an abortion than to help her understand her options.
Yvette Maher was young and carefree — looking for love but only experiencing pain. Then a fateful phone call plunged her life into deeper despair.
When your daughter breaks the news that she’s pregnant, try not to overreact. Your initial response will have a significant impact on your future relationship.
You may be uncertain how you feel at this point, but the Lord is very clear in the Bible about the value of each life.