Crown of Thorns

By Kate Roberts While wandering around the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in Fort Wayne, Indiana, I stumbled across a plant called the crown-of-thorns plant, or the Christ plant. A beautiful succulent with a thorny stem and brightly colored flowers, it is …

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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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Healing in Christ

By: Olivia Hitz She wears long sleeves and pants during the summer. She says she’s cold, but she’s sweating under her clothes. Her best friends accept her lies without a second thought. She has successfully fooled them all, and they’ll …

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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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Lions4Life Team Update

By Elizabeth Crawford The Lions4Life team at Faith Lutheran School in Plano, Texas, has enjoyed a busy fall semester! We have hosted monthly student meetings to discuss and plan future events. During the month of November, we hosted a book …

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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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Meet Diana

Y4Life is so excited to welcome our new Media Resource Assistant, and we thought you might like to get to know her, too. Check out Diana’s answers to our interview questions below! Can you tell us a little about your …

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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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