First Kermit Gosnell–Now Douglas Karpen

Warning: the video above has some graphic discussion and content. Watch with care.  This is a very, very, very bad season if you are an enthusiastic supporter of abortion. The lid is off on the reality of abortion, and it’s getting harder and harder to admit that the practice isn’t savage. Not all clinics look [Read More…]

Journalist Covering Gosnell Abortion Trial Becomes Pro-Life

I just saw this on Twitter (HT: Tom Peters). Apparently, an unnamed pro-choice reporter covering the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell has become pro-life during the proceedings. The grisly testimony, documented with insight and excellence by World magazine, has–it seems–deeply impacted at least one journalist. Here’s the report: May 8, 2013 ( – A pro-choice [Read More…]

Evangelical Encouragement: What the Gosnell Groundswell Shows

I don’t know about you, but the groundswell of social media outrage at the lack of media attention to the trial of Kermit Gosnell is one of the most encouraging developments I’ve ever seen in the Internet 2.0 era. If you missed it, the story is basically this: after months of complete inattention to the [Read More…]

Abortion Is Murder: The Horror of the Gosnell Practice

If you haven’t read up on the Kermit Gosnell infanticide trials, today is the day to do so. The Gospel Coalition has nine facts to know about Gosnell. World magazine has posted numerous stories on the abortionist, even as NBC, CBS, and ABC have essentially ignored the story. Here’s a documentary on Gosnell’s abominable work that I’ve [Read More…]

Great News: Four Less Abortion Clinics in Wisconsin

Got two resources on the fight against abortion for you. First, a Huffington Post piece today noted the closure of four Planned Parenthood clinics in Wisconsin (HT: Sarah Pulliam Bailey). Somewhere, the angels are rejoicing. Four less houses of death. God is good. Bless you, Scott Walker, and your courageous public leadership. State governors and legislatures, we [Read More…]

The Woman Who Aborted Two Babies–and Found God’s Grace

Mars Hill Church just published a moving testimony by a Seattle woman named Holly Webster. Holly shares in her essay how she had two abortions early in life and felt continual shame for her sin. What was it that loosed her, as she remembers it? It was confession of sin. Holly explains her gospel epiphany: [Read More…]

He Smiled on an Ultrasound, and His Life Was Saved

I recently heard about a Louisville event on the global pro-life cause with John Ensor, noted pro-life advocate (author of this short and helpful book). It’s taking place at Immanuel Baptist Church on this coming Saturday, January 19, 2013. Here’s some information from IBC: The Sanctity of Life Saturday event is designed to expose Pastors, lay [Read More…]

491 Babies Born in Canada & Left to Die (2000-09)

One of the best reasons for Christian cultural engagement is that we might know what actually is happening in this sinful world. Cultural engagement does not allow us to live with blinders on; it forces us to confront the raw data of evil. What follows took my breath away. According to LifeSiteNews, almost 500 babies [Read More…]

The Miracle of Human Life in a Stunning TED Talk

This is, without hyperbole, one of the most remarkable videos I’ve seen.  From Alexandar Tsiaras and unveiled at TED, it shows the miracle of creation (note: some anatomical images).  It is impossible to see something like this and not marvel at God’s design for human life.  Every birth is nothing less than a miracle, on [Read More…]

Who Am I Voting For? Justice and Life

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8) Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained [Read More…]