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If “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”…Why do I Feel Like Such a Scrooge?

If “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”…Why do I Feel Like Such a Scrooge?

Guest Blog by Kevin Burke Christmas can be a magical time, especially when enjoying the season through the eyes of children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. However, alongside the lights and festivities, the joy and wonder of this special time, many struggle with a sense of grief and loss. Sometimes it’s not a pervasive gloom, but more a gnawing melancholy we can fight off by being consumed with all the busyness of the season. You may find yourself (or notice a…

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In Time For Father’s Day, A New Focus On Men And Abortion

In Time For Father’s Day, A New Focus On Men And Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Turning the Hearts of Fathers is a new initiative of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign to enlist church leaders to share the good news of forgiveness and recovery to men who have experienced abortion loss. Silent No More is a joint campaign of Priests for Life and Anglicans for Life. The new project has been launched in time for Father’s Day, because men who have lost a child or…

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Happy Fathers’ Day Part Two: Daddy’s Pearls

Happy Fathers’ Day Part Two: Daddy’s Pearls

When he discovered a pearl of great value, he sold everything he owned and bought it! Matthew 13:46 NLT When I was sixteen years old, my daddy, Rev. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Sr. gave me a sweet sixteen birthday party. He also gave me my very first and most beautiful set of pearl jewelry. They were set as dangling earrings and a necklace. I’m wearing the necklace in a photo taken over a quarter of a century ago. Daddy was…

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Happy Fathers’ Day, Part One

Happy Fathers’ Day, Part One

“Children are a gift from God.” Psalm 127 As first in a series of three “Fathers’ Day Blogs,” I am blessed to pay tribute to my Grandfather, Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr. who saw me in a dream three years before I was born. That prophetic dream gave me life, against the odds of a threat of abortion. I also thank God for my Prolife Father Rev. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Sr. and my Prolife uncle Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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Matt Birk: Standing Up For Righteousness

Matt Birk: Standing Up For Righteousness

As we approach the Fathers’ Day weekend, let’s take note of a valiant stand that Matt Birk, retired Ravens center has taken for life. Some people succumb to public pressure; some give in to peer pressure; some compromise their principle for fame and fortune; while others will sell their morals for 30 silver pieces. And then there are those that will stand for righteousness no matter the cost. And so it is for Matt Birk. This past Thursday Mr. Birk…

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Silent No More Awareness Campaign Launches ‘Men Regret Lost Fatherhood’

Silent No More Awareness Campaign Launches ‘Men Regret Lost Fatherhood’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 The Silent No More Awareness Campaign has launched Men Regret Lost Fatherhood, a new initiative for men who have taken part in an abortion and are coping with feelings of remorse. Beginning today, visitors to SilentNoMoreAwareness.org can click on the photo icon for “Men and Abortion” at the top of the page to be taken to the new platform, which offers resources, information and support for men who regret their…

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What Has 40 Years of Abortion Done to America?

What Has 40 Years of Abortion Done to America?

November 27, 2012 Contact: Allan E. Parker 210-614-7157 info@txjf.org PRESS ADVISORY AND RELEASE WHO: Experts Including Women Hurt By Abortion WHAT: Media Briefing WHERE: National Press Club in Washington, D.C. WHEN: December 4, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ISSUE: The Impact of Abortion on Women, Families, and Society Washington, D.C. – On December 4, 2012, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., an impressive and diverse group of experts and witnesses with personal experience of abortion will…

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Fatherhood Begins in the Womb

Fatherhood Begins in the Womb

I applaud Ryan Bomberger for his insight and persistance in tackling pro-life issues. His assesment of the problem is right on as evident by many crisis pregnancy centers’ new push to minister to the fathers of the babies. Until we start to strengthen the family unit, I fear we will continue down the path of moral decay. A new Radiance Foundation billboard has gone up in Camden, New Jersey, showing an African American father kissing his pregnant wife’s stomach with…

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