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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…

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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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My family loves Christmas movies of all types, but our favorite movie to watch every Advent is The Nativity Story. It so humanizes the experience of both Mary and Joseph, and makes us feel like we are there, witnessing their journey. I first saw the film 9 years ago. I was 8 months pregnant with…

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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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