Embracing Male and Female

By Macy Froetschner This year I had the opportunity to attend the March for Life and Y4Life Conference in Washington, D.C. This was my first time attending both, and I came away from the experience with a lot of great …

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Just As … I AM

By Pastor Michael Salemink, Executive Director of Lutherans For Life My little brother fell into a cactus as a child. The neighbors had a couple planted among the decorative stones behind their house. He was toddling on their deck next …

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God Will Provide

By Michelle Bauman I’m sure you’ve heard talk in the news about a recession lately; more and more pundits are expressing fear, worry, and impending doom. Concern over our country’s financial woes accompany stories about rising gas prices, pictures of …

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The Importance of Lineage

By Michelle Bauman, Y4Life Director I don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of family photos, especially generational ones. Whether browned at the edges or shiny and new, family photos are valuable. They provide a record of sorts, …

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Contemplating IVF from a 4 Life Perspective

By Kate Roberts Maybe it’s a coincidence…or maybe I’m just paying attention. Have you noticed it? Everywhere I seem to look, it’s that acronym flashing at me again. “IVF!” I see it in the headlines, I see it on social …

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The Mother

By Jeremiah Schultz “Abortions will not let you forget.” These words from Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem, “The Mother,” come to my mind whenever I consider abortion’s influence within our culture. As Christians, we recognize that abortion undermines our moral foundations – …

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Calvary: A Life-Affirming Approach

By Michelle Bauman Sometimes it’s easy to be a Gospel-motivated voice For Life. You simply wait for God to open a door, and then you walk right through. Here’s a prime example: While exhibiting at a recent youth conference, participants …

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Freedom in Family

By Madison Zuniga “Well, I would love to go to graduate school, or work in the publishing and editing field, but I definitely want to prioritize starting a family.”  A crease forms on my friend’s forehead, and I sense her …

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Treasure in Jars of Clay

Olivia Hitz “But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, …

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Created for Eternity

Anna Young In 1513, Spanish Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon set out searching for the Fountain of Youth, a fabled water source that is said to bring eternal youth…and ended up in Florida. The Fountain of Youth tourist attraction is …

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