Update from the SBC Task Force on Sexual Abuse

In response to a motion passed at the 2021 SBC meeting in Nashville, a nine-member task force was appointed to engage a qualified firm to conduct an independent investigation of claims of sexual abuse, mishandling of abuse, or mistreatment of victims as related to the Executive Committee of the SBC from Jan. 1, 2000, to […]

ERLC’s Psalm 139 Project Making a Difference

Rachel Wiles serves as events and project manager and as Psalm 139 placement manager at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. The project is making a difference for many crisis pregnancy centers across the country. The Psalm 139 Project began receiving ultrasound funds in 2001 and placed its first ultrasound […]

Four Ways to Support Families with Special Needs

Steve and Martha have been attending Peace Church for 15 years. Their children are young adults who work. Their family is active in the church and the small groups ministry. Seth and Sharon are in the same small group. They have three children. Their two daughters are in the honors tracks at school, and they […]

What Would a Post-Roe World Mean?

In December, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. Dobbs is the most important court case related to abortion in a generation. Pro-life advocates were hopeful that Dobbs will result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992), thus rescinding the spurious claim that […]

Why Can’t We Love Them Both?

Mike was a mechanical engineer excited about his new career opportunities, while Joy was a nurse working at a local hospital. They were thrilled to be pregnant a second time and were hoping this pregnancy would progress without complications, especially after being warned that a blood test revealed their first baby had an 80 percent […]

Guest Viewpoint: How We Made It to the Heartbeat Bill

Since 1974, pro-life groups in South Carolina have been whittling away at Roe v. Wade. Now, S1, better known as the Heartbeat Bill, has taken Roe all the way from 39 weeks back to the detection of a beating heart, or approximately eight weeks. Progressive pro-abortion forces like to encourage pro-life advocates to “follow the […]

Teach Me to Number My Days

My patients routinely ask me, “Doc, why do these brown rough spots grow on my back? Why do my joints hurt so bad?” I respond with a smile, “That’s the price you pay for living so long.” We all grow old and our physical bodies become infirm. A good portion of my medical practice is […]

College president addresses riotous attack on Congress

Anderson University President Evans Whitaker issued the following statement on “Rioting, Big Lies, and Hope” on the university’s website Jan. 11, following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Whitaker’s statement, in part, reads: Like so many of you, I was appalled at the wanton display of destruction and violence by those individuals who attacked the […]

Guest Viewpoint: Four Tips for Navigating 2021

2020 was rough! People lost loved ones. Individuals lost their jobs. And even the most distinguished among us felt like utter failures in the home if our children were unable to adapt to online education and wearing a mask, ad nauseam. I am in no way trying to trivialize the diverse trials that we have […]

Marilyn’s Story: An Abortion Averted

Editor’s Note: Carolina Pregnancy Center is one of the oldest and largest pro-life help centers in South Carolina. All services are free, including ultrasound, counseling, help for fathers, maternity clothes, baby clothes, diapers, and more. For the past 30 years, CPC has followed its theme of being “committed to the truth” and providing hope to […]