The Sanctity of Human Life: An Embryo from Conception to Birth

When we first learned basic reproductive science, giggling behind our hands in school, we learned that a vast number of tadpole-like sperm swim up to a round, floating egg somewhere in the mysterious geography of the female reproductive tract. Voila! An embryo is made, which (blah, blah, blah) becomes a person in roughly 40 weeks […]

Five Myths About Adoption

After the Supreme Court handed down the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — a landmark case that reversed the harmful precedents set in Roe v. Wade — more attention is rightly focused on the welfare of children, post-birth. Lifeline Children’s Services’ mission is to equip the body of Christ to manifest the […]

Perspective: How We Answer Abortion Advocates Matters

Haunted. This is the word many women use to describe their day-to-day experience after having an abortion. Their haunting includes fear, guilt, shame, confusion — but most of all, the memory of the life that was, and could have been. Countless women bury these memories deep within. One woman, Elizabeth, recalls being young and poor, […]

Euthanasia: Premature, Intentional Murder of the Patient

The charge nurse of the medicine floor at my local hospital spoke wearily through my phone, “The older patient in bed 407, Mr. B., is not responsive, and his vital signs are stable. Can you take a look at him?” Mr. B. was 87, had Alzheimer’s dementia and several other medical conditions. When I examined […]

Caring for Senior Adults Also Part of Sanctity of Life

While most people think of babies and abortions, Tom Turner also sees senior adult care as being connected with a holistic understanding of the Sanctity of Human Life. “In Job 12:10, it says that the life of everything is in His hands as well as the breath of all humanity,” he explains. “And so, as […]

Sanctity of Human Life Involves Personal Wellness

What does the sanctity of human life have to do with personal health and well-being? Everything! Genesis 1:27 says, “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” Because human beings are made in the image of God, we must see human life […]

Legislative Update: S.C. Senate votes to ‘insist’

More than 12O people, many carrying signs that simply read “recede,” gathered at the Statehouse in Columbia on Oct. 18 to encourage the Senate to pass the House version of the Human Life Protection Act (H5399). Since late August, the Senate and House have been passing H5399 back and forth, with neither chamber willing to […]

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 […]

ERLC plans 10 ultrasound donations

The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has announced it will donate a record 10 ultrasound machines to pregnancy resource centers in the next six months. The ERLC will make the donations to gospel-focused, pro-life centers across the United States through its Psalm 139 Project, which helps purchase sonogram technology and fund the training […]

Guest Viewpoint: The Preacher’s Daughter

“Pamela” came into my office at 16 weeks pregnant. Her boyfriend, a heavy beer drinker and a member of a motorcycle gang, browbeat her for several months to obtain an abortion. She was a waitress at a restaurant, barely surviving financially. Her father was a Baptist preacher and, although he was very disappointed in her, […]