The Christian pro-life movement is at an historical crossroads. Will we continue to allow abortion to be a partisan political football? Or will we realign ourselves with biblical principles in the battle for life?
When we expose what lies underneath all of the brokenness and chaos today and how it works to intentionally separate us from God, we can begin to change our perspective and confront the culture in a completely different way.
A critical question created a crossroads in the Black community in the 1970s. Were birth control and abortion eugenic strategies to reduce the Black population, or were they a way to achieve equality? The line in the sand was drawn.
Since the early 1900s, the progressive Church has openly twisted and rejected parts of the Gospel in order to advance a particular worldview—one that defies the laws of God and misrepresents the work of the Cross. Evidence of this worldview can be clearly seen in some Christians’ support for, and even promotion of, abortion. But how can this be?
The Christian pro-life movement, even from its inception, has worked to bring hope and help to women in times of fear and uncertainty. And abortion’s empty promises have brought women just the opposite.
There’s a billboard war brewing in Ohio. If we look closer, we can see the abortion industry’s ongoing efforts to promote abortion as a civil right and the Black pro-life movement’s organized push to expose abortion as a civil wrong.
As the pro-life movement exposes the disturbing statistics in Planned Parenthood’s latest annual report, let’s take a brief jaunt through history to discover how abortion became health care and why pushback against this particular rhetoric is critical.