Category Archives: Church Outreach

Share These Coerced Abortion Awareness Week Resources

Coerced Abortion Awareness Week is more than halfway over, but there is still plenty of time to educate people — not only in your churches, but in the larger community — on the devastating issue of coerced and unwanted abortions. … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your paths.”  (Prov 3:5,6) Prayer is powerful. It enlightens and uplifts hearts, minds and souls. … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Story of Coerced Abortion

Sunday begins Coerced Abortion Awareness Week. We will be sharing the personal stories of those who have experienced a coerced or unwanted abortion: women, men and teens. Here is one story: Thirty years ago, I found myself pregnant, divorced and … Continue reading

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How Abortion Impacts Surviving Children

By Theresa Bonopartis Abortion impacts many people in our churches and communities, including those who have lost siblings to abortion. A  recent anonymous post, “I Owe My Life to My Mother’s Abortion,” on The Huffington Post Women website, reflected the … Continue reading

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What If We Started Listening?

Beatrice Fedor of the 400 Words for Women blog writes: Do these people actually listen to women’s stories? Maybe they don’t have time to read and listen because in this age, everything has to go fast and conform to one’s … Continue reading

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“I Can Tell You What a Coerced Abortion Feels Like …”

By Theresa Bonopartis I can certainly tell you what a coerced abortion feels like. I remember it as clearly as if it happened yesterday. I was a pregnant teenager kicked out of the house, isolated and alone. Nowhere to go, … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars: More Events for Your Church

Thanks to all who participated in the Elliot Institute’s Church Awareness Project during our third annual Coerced Abortion Awareness Week! Many people helped to “light one candle” by sharing The Jericho Plan and other resources to help your church leaders … Continue reading

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“We Need to Show Others What We Know”

This Sunday marks the end of the Elliot Institute’s Third Annual Coerced Abortion Awareness Week, and we are so pleased that so many people participated! Marlene from California shared an exciting development that happened in her church this year. She … Continue reading

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One Teen’s Story of Coerced Abortion

This week is Coerced Abortion Awareness Week. For the next few days, we will share the personal stories of those who have experienced a coerced or unwanted abortion: women, men and teens. Here is one story: I was 16 and … Continue reading

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The Coercion Prelude to Abortion

Share this News with Your Pastor to Help Him Wake Up Your Church by Preaching About Abortion with New Evidence and True Compassion. Since The Jericho Plan was originally published, evidence has continued to emerge about the role, scope and … Continue reading

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