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How You Change the Story Around Abortion

On June 4, St. Peter Lutheran Church held an honorary “graduation” for women involved in their Connection group. This graduation represents the long-term dream of ProGrace: As Christians are transformed, women will find acceptance and support in our churches. The St. Peter leadership team was one of the first to participate in the ProGrace workshop…

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What the Inauguration means for abortion

Last week, we watched as a new president was inaugurated. Whether or not we voted for him, we can agree that many did so because they want to see something shift around the abortion issue. So…will things shift in the next 4 years? I ask this question because, if abortion is an issue in this…

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Grace Doesn't Know the Size of Our Sins

When I decided to watch Selma with my 8-year-old son, Noah, my intent was to spark discussion about racism and justice. I never imagined it would provide a strong lesson on grace for him – or for me. After the first march across the Selma bridge, the police used tear gas and batons to terrorize…

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What Pope Francis Said … and Didn't Say About Abortion

Pope Francis recently issued a statement regarding abortion and the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. I heard some things I really wanted to hear. And I hoped to hear some more things that weren’t said. First, the statements to celebrate: “I think in particular of all the women who have resorted to abortion. I am well…

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