The ProGrace 4 for 4 Campaign

We have joined millions of Americans in heartbreak, searching desperately for leaders to rise up to dismantle systemic racism in our nation. While I love seeing how some Christians have been responding during this time, I’m also grieved by those who think their response to both the pandemic and our underlying race issues needs to be dictated by their political affiliation …

The Shift of ProGrace is Not About Strategy, It’s About Transformation

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When Christianity Today approached us to have a conversation about the revolutionary work happening in our space, we jumped at the opportunity to tell the story of how churches and pregnancy centers across the nation are shifting their approach toward the issue of abortion. However, when the article came out, we found ourselves disappointed by the missed opportunity to shed …

The Words Encouraging Us This Season

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Three things many of us are experiencing during this pandemic are panic, isolation and shame. And you know what? These are actually the primary feelings for so many women facing unintended pregnancy. Together, we’ve been reaching out to them for years, and now, in some way, we can relate to their experience. The answer for us, just like for them, …

#18 – Tammy Abernethy on breaking barriers down in the church

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Tammy Abernethy is the Executive Director/CEO of Hope Women’s Center, a Christian non-profit organization in the Phoenix area that provides vulnerable women and teen girls with education, mentoring, and support. Tammy has a lot of discussion with church leaders, and sees what keep Christians from engaging in conversations about unintended pregnancy and abortion. Can “grace go too far?” Do we …

#16 – Laura McAlpine on how Christian conversations trigger the pro-choice community

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Laura McAlpine is Principal of McAlpine Consulting for Growth, and works with us to build bridges in the abortion conversation. She is pro-choice and doesn’t identify as Christian. Denise and Angie are Christians creating this new space of ProGrace. Laura listened to all our Season 1 podcasts to see where pro-choice and/or people not of the Christian tradition would be …

#15 – Amy Ford on the power of forgiveness

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Amy is the Co-Founder and President of Embrace Grace, a non-profit that inspires and equips the church to love on single and pregnant young women and their families. When Amy became pregnant at 19, her boyfriend Ryan approached his mentor, but he refused to marry them because “they had sinned.” They continued going to church after getting married, but felt …