Michele Shoun posted on March 08, 2017
While we acknowledge the biblical pro-life ethic has many applications, Life Matters chooses to focus on abortion and euthanasia because these attacks on the sanctity of human life are so highly orchestrated.
Michele Shoun posted on January 10, 2017
How did Christianity spread like wildfire in the first century when it was "on the wrong side of history"? Tim Keller offers an encouraging explanation.
Michele Shoun posted on October 31, 2016
David's biography is an excellent lesson in what it means to follow the biblical pro-life ethic. With one glaring exception, he's a great example of someone who respects life and treats people as God intends.
Julie Cuthbert posted on October 12, 2016
Dr. William Toffler, MD, an Oregon physician, recognizes how important it is to listen for what is not being said. How well physicians listen and respond to their patients "has a profound effect... on their view of themselves and their inherent worth."
Michele Shoun posted on September 26, 2016
It's a big question this election year. An even bigger question is, are we ready to live in what may become an even more hostile environment? Will our convictions about life and God's word survive the onslaught? Are we prepared to vote with our actions?
Julie Cuthbert posted on August 18, 2016
If unbearable pain was the main reason people chose assisted suicide, we would naturally look to doctors to fix the problem. But it’s not the main reason. Unbearable pain doesn’t even rank as one of the top five.
Julie Cuthbert posted on July 19, 2016
Other than perhaps Kumbaya, it's difficult to find a hymn or gospel song strongly emphasizing brotherly care -- especially ones that so powerfully creates a picture for us of carrying one another on this long journey of life. Most of our hymns (very appropriately) sing to or about God, but isn't the second greatest commandment something to sing about as well?
Michele Shoun posted on July 12, 2016
When Life Matters Worldwide's President, Tom Lothamer, speaks in churches, he makes a point of sharing the forgiveness that can be found in Christ after an abortion. He doesn't know who's listening. Perhaps someone with a guilty conscience, or someone contemplating abortion.
Michele Shoun posted on June 02, 2016
It's obvious that human beings should treat animals well, but when it comes to animal life versus human life, we must favor God's creatures who are made in His image. Passages such as Genesis 9:2-6 and Exodus 21:28-36 are instructive. Indeed, human beings are "exceptional."
posted on April 06, 2016
It's so tempting to say, "You're strong! You're gonna make it." But we should instead be praying suffering people will BECOME strong . . . in the Lord. For some of us, however, holding our silence is a form of extreme suffering.