ProGrace

Dwelling on Forgiveness – Guest Blogger, Sarabeth Weszely

“What calls itself Christian politics today shows no sign of being disturbed by the cross.”  –James K. A. Smith, Calvin College Happy Holy Days in the City It is Easter time once more. In the city, we are anxiously checking our weather forecasts to see if we have reached the end of the “wintry mix.”…

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Why grace is more powerful than judgment

In the story below, learn what kind of impact you have had on Samantha, a ProGrace Connection Group participant at St Peter Lutheran Church. She told us about what the church and this group meant to her and her family. Be inspired! My name is Samantha. I am 26 years old. I am a happy mother of…

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How one pastor found his voice

I first met Jeff, a local Tucson pastor, at one of our ProGrace workshops in Phoenix. There were about 100 people in the room when he stood up to share his personal involvement with abortion. Tears filled his eyes as he talked about the time he failed to offer support to his pregnant college girlfriend,…

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Giving Grace Starts with Receiving Grace

One day last week, I met with five Christians – a pastor, a writer, a philanthropist, an attorney, and a counselor. They all agreed that even though we talk about grace in the person of Jesus, we haven’t applied grace to one of the darkest issues of our time — abortion. Why is that? Because…

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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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Finding Truth in the Controversy of Teen Pregnancy

In case you missed it, The Washington Post shared a controversial story about a high school senior who is not allowed to graduate from her Christian school because she is pregnant. Principal David Hobbs says the school leadership is taking this action because Maddi violated the student pledge which every student signs. The pledge states…

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