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Tips for Challenging Conversations About Abortion

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As the election cycle starts heating up again, do you find it easier or more difficult to have conversations about important issues such as abortion? If you find it more challenging, you’re not alone! According to a recent study, “When asked in experiments to distribute hypothetical scholarships or cash awards, Americans are now more likely…

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5 Reasons to Attend a ProGrace Workshop

Every time we host a ProGrace workshop, I love it. The Holy Spirit moves, and there is so much energy, humility, anticipation– and most of all, hope–in the room. These workshops prove that people are looking for a third option in the abortion conversation, one that represents how Jesus would respond, separate from the political debate…

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Bonus episode – Dr. Juli Slattery interviews Angie on recent abortion laws and the movie “Unplanned”

Dr. Juli Slattery, founder of Authentic Intimacy and host of the Java with Juli podcast, interviews Angie on current events. We talk about the recent abortion laws, both pro-life and pro-choice, wrestling through how much of our Christian response to abortion has been political. We also talk about the movie, “Unplanned.”    Join the conversation…

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#10 – Brian Kruckenberg & JJ Spreitzer on their journey to have new conversations at New City Church

Brian Kruckenberg is Lead Pastor and JJ Spreitzer is Family Ministries Director at New City Church in Phoenix. They are on a journey of asking questions, listening, helping their congregation process the abortion issue, and changing the conversation in their church. We talk about grace, mistakes, labels and God’s transformational journey for all of us.…

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#9 – Lacey Mason on how understanding a pregnant woman’s reality changes our abortion conversations

Lacey Mason is a qualitative researcher and strategic consultant. She has conducted 6 research projects with women facing unintended pregnancy, even though she initially dreaded diving into the topic because of the political tension. Based on this research, she helps us process and more deeply understand a woman’s reality. Understanding leads to empathy, and empathy…

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#4 – Scott Mehl and Talitha Phillips on how removing political language breaks the silence and increases compassion

Talitha Phillips is CEO of Claris Health LA (an organization that equips and cares for individuals and families before, during and after pregnancy or sexual-health choices), and Scott Mehl is Lead Pastor of Cornerstone Church West LA – and they have an amazing partnership. Scott has realized he can’t stay silent and assume people will…

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