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April 2019

History Matters: I – Don’t Know Much About History

2019-04-19T14:43:03+00:00

I open the floor for public Q&A after finishing almost every presentation. Some of the most frequently offered objections to the pro-life position during these periods are: “Abortion has always been around and making it illegal won’t stop that.” “If we make it illegal, we will just go back to the days when thousands of [...]

History Matters: I – Don’t Know Much About History2019-04-19T14:43:03+00:00

Pro-life Persuasion (Part 2): Be Attractive

2019-04-15T18:29:41+00:00

SG Jones | April 9, 2019 Renaissance physicist, mathematician, philosopher, and theologian Blaise Pascal once said: “People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on the basis of proof but on the basis of what they find attractive.” I think he is on to something here. By no means is Pascal saying that arguments and [...]

Pro-life Persuasion (Part 2): Be Attractive2019-04-15T18:29:41+00:00

March 2019

Pro-life Persuasion (Part 1): Engage!

2019-03-26T21:16:52+00:00

In the opening scenes of Patriot Games, retired CIA analyst Jack Ryan (played by Harrison Ford) heroically thwarts a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family in London. During the attack, Ryan kills several of the terrorists including the younger brother of one of the group’s leaders, Sean Miller (played by Sean Bean). [...]

Pro-life Persuasion (Part 1): Engage!2019-03-26T21:16:52+00:00

Failure is Unavoidable; Show up Anyway

2019-03-18T00:38:39+00:00

We all fail. We all stumble. We all invite ridicule. Some efforts are simply so important we must endure endure failure in order to get better at them. This is one of those things. Our most important job is to show up and press on in the face of discouragement.

Failure is Unavoidable; Show up Anyway2019-03-18T00:38:39+00:00

Is it possible to be at peace with all men on abortion?

2019-03-13T15:32:52+00:00

The Peaceful Warrior is a Chinese story about an apprentice talking to his warrior master while walking through a garden. The apprentice asks his master if it wouldn’t be more peaceful to be a gardener and live among his plants and trees. The master responds, “Tending the garden is peaceful, but it doesn’t prepare us [...]

Is it possible to be at peace with all men on abortion?2019-03-13T15:32:52+00:00