FIRST-PERSON: Is the lesser of two evils the right question?
On the Sunday before the 2016 general election, I visited family a few hours from home and attended church with them. The pastor acknowledged the tension that many in the congregation felt regarding the election and the controversial presidential candidates involved. His opening sentence on the topic rang true to me: “You don’t have a godly candidate on the ballot on Tuesday, and the reason you don’t is because of our great sin.” The flawed candidates, he said, were a reflection of us as a nation.
FIRST-PERSON: No, Sen. Warren, pregnancy resource centers don’t ‘torture’ women
DOTHAN, Ala. (BP) – The rhetoric around the abortion debate is often emotional and polarizing, with pro-life and pro-choice advocates finding little common ground. But historically, efforts to serve women and children – a function faithfully performed by faith-based pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) – has been a thing few would criticize.
Life after Roe: responding to a historic Supreme Court decision
Watch Governor Bill Lee (Tenn.), Dana Hall McCain, ERLC acting president Brent Leatherwood, and SBC president Bart Barber discuss the monumental Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
FIRST-PERSON: What the Dobbs case means for pro-life Christians
The United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health on Wednesday (Dec. 1). The case centers around whether a 2018 Mississippi law that bans abortions in the state beyond 15 weeks is constitutional.
FIRST-PERSON: As legal landscape around abortion changes, so do ministry needs
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) – Pro-life advocates across the nation cheered the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to allow a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks to stand. While the unusual law will undoubtedly face additional legal challenges in the coming weeks and months, it has reduced the number of abortions performed in the nation's second-largest state significantly for now.