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  • Love Life: More prayer, fewer abortions

    August 6 2018 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Love Life: More prayer, fewer abortions

    A group of pro-life advocates in North Carolina believes God can end the abortion industry, and they are working with people across the state to make it happen. “We really can do something about it,” said Josh Kappes, director of city development at Love Life, a non-profit that leads people to pray and rally near abortion clinics …

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  • Adoption picture of salvation, parents say

    January 18 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Adoption picture of salvation, parents say

    Nathan and Jennifer Washburn rank parenting among their greatest joys, but a desire to have children was not their main motivation in adopting. Instead, the couple who married in 2004 point to spiritual value as their main motivation for their 2010 adoption from Kazakhstan of Kara Victoria Washburn, now 5, and, in 2014 from China, Owen RenLi Washburn, 3.

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  • Sanctity of Life: not just an idea, but a call to action

    January 11 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Sanctity of Life: not just an idea, but a call to action

    Three decades ago U.S. President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating Sunday, Jan. 22, 1984, as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. As Sanctity of Human Life Sunday approaches, Jan. 17, Christians across North Carolina are mounting an effort to elect public officials with pro-life values.

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  • States spotlight sanctity of life, religious liberty

    December 16 2015 by Tammi Reed Ledbetter, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    States spotlight sanctity of life, religious liberty

    The sanctity of human life and defense of religious liberty remained the most often addressed concerns among many state Baptist conventions during their annual meetings. Resolutions calling for an end to the funding of Planned Parenthood gained support in eight state Baptist conventions this year ...

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  • N.C. leaders address sanctity of human life

    January 13 2015 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    N.C. leaders address sanctity of human life

    The Biblical Recorder asked several ministers across the state to weigh in on the sanctity of life. Sanctity of Life Sunday is Jan. 18 and Jan. 25. The date is near the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that first recognized the constitutionally-protected status of abortion.

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  • Sanctity of human life in China

    July 17 2014 by June Cheng, WNS/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Sanctity of human life in China

    Abortion in China is “as common as drinking water,” as one woman put it. The official tally of 13 million babies aborted each year is by far the highest in the world. While the government counts 13 million abortions a year, some have said the actual number with unreported abortions could be as high as 30 million.

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  • Internet searches led them to choose life

    January 14 2014 by Bonnie Pritchett, Southern Baptist TEXAN/Baptist Press | with 0 comments
     Internet searches led them to choose life

    Because of a pro-life marketing campaign targeting Internet searches, a couple of college students chose not to terminate an unplanned pregnancy.

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  • Professor finds pro-life convictions come with cost

    January 13 2014 by Matt Damico, SBTS | with 0 comments
    Professor finds pro-life convictions come with cost

    A professor decided to get out of his usual ministry of teaching, writing and thinking to share the gospel with women considering abortion. He says it is a hard ministry but one that comes with a rich reward.

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  • Poverty, unemployment factor in pregnancy crises

    January 19 2012 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    Poverty, unemployment factor in pregnancy crises

    In Roger Newton’s five years leading the Ashe Pregnancy Care Center he has seen the need for pregnancy ministries rise – not only in Ashe County, but across North Carolina. The economic downturn has made unexpected pregnancies even more of a crisis for many. He has seen more families as well as grandmothers raising children.

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