Posts tagged: 40 Days for Life

SPOTLIGHT: 40 Days for Life – Providing Hope, Opportunity, and Light

Written by David E. Smith

The adage is true – actions do speak louder than words. Catherine Walker, co-leader of 40 Days for Life Aurora, explains to Monte Larrick that the simple act of taking part in a peaceful prayer vigil outside of an abortion facility can have a profound impact on the lives of women and their unborn babies.Continue Reading

“Let’s Do 40 Days for Life: FAQs”(Illinois Family Spotlight #218)

Ever wondered how you can get involved in the pro-life movement, how you can help save babies and their mothers? 40 Days for Life is your answer. Listen to this podcast for a primer on participating in one of the easiest forms of life activism out there. Monte Larrick interviewed Catherine Walker, the leader of the 40 Days for Life vigil in Aurora and post-abortive woman, to get insider information on joining a vigil and getting answers to frequently asked questions.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Rev. Ceasar LeFlore Accepts Henry Hyde Award

Written by David E. Smith

Yes, the outlook is decidedly bleak in Illinois when it comes to pro-life issues, but the Rev. Ceasar LeFlore declares that pro-life Illinoisans don’t have the option of silence. In accepting the Henry Hyde Life Leadership Award at the recent SpeakOut Illinois conference, Pastor LeFlore thanks the many men and women who encouraged and discipled him as he answered God’s call to the abortion ministry.… Continue Reading

A Genuine Life Leader: Ceasar LeFlore Accepts SpeakOut Illinois Award (Illinois Family Spotlight #193)

Yes, the outlook is decidedly bleak in Illinois when it comes to pro-life issues, but the Rev. Ceasar LeFlore declares that pro-life Illinoisans don’t have the option of silence. In accepting the Henry Hyde Life Leadership Award at the recent SpeakOut Illinois conference, Pastor LeFlore thanks the many men and women who encouraged and discipled him as he answered God’s call to the abortion ministry.… Continue Reading

Abortion Update: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Illinois Family Spotlight #167)

The 2019 fall 40 Days for Life campaign is in full swing and will run through November 3rd. At a recent launch event in Tinley Park, David Smith, Executive Director of Illinois Family Institute and Illinois Family Action, shares from his heart regarding the apathy and disinterest he has witnessed among Illinois Christians toward public policy and the political process.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Former Planned Parenthood Director Promotes 40 Days for Life

Written by Benjamin Smith

While the Life issue doesn’t seem to be winning in the Illinois legislature, we know it’s winning elsewhere.  This episode of Spotlight is an interview Monte Larrick conducted with Sue Thayer, the Director of Outreach for 40 Days for Life. She describes the results of a 40 day vigil outside an abortion clinic, and she takes us inside an abortion worker’s mindset.… Continue Reading

“Illinois Needs Prayer, But What Can Prayer Do?” (Illinois Family Spotlight #164

While the Life issue doesn’t seem to be winning in the Illinois legislature, we know it’s winning elsewhere.  This episode of Spotlight is an interview Monte Larrick conducted with Sue Thayer, the Director of Outreach for 40 Days for Life. She describes the results of a 40 day vigil outside an abortion clinic, and she takes us inside an abortion worker’s mindset.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Rehumanizing the Baby in the Womb

Written by Benjamin Smith

The intersection of Vollmer Rd. and Governors Hwy. in Flossmoor, Illinois was a stop on the 2019 “Face the Truth” Tour, and also the setting for this week’s Spotlight conversation between Monte Larrick and Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League and leader of the FTT Tour.

Scheidler explains the psychology behind the new focus of the “Face the Truth” Tour and speaks to the challenges pro-life proponents face in engaging with the radically pro-abortion, fetus-hating culture that has taken hold in Illinois and our nation.… Continue Reading

“This is What The Battle is All About” (Illinois Family Spotlight #146)

Ceasar LeFlore joins Monte Larrick and David Smith to discuss the continuing abortion fight, 40 Days for Life, what it would take to turn Illinois around, Ceasar’s activity and events you should attend in the area.

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SPOTLIGHT: Shawn Carney, Abortion, Prayer and the Unplanned Movie

Written by Benjamin Smith

Monte Larrick recently spoke with 40 Days for Life president, Shawn Carney. In their Spotlight conversation, they discuss the latest strategy of the pro-abortion movement (specifically in Illinois, Virginia, and New York) to enact radical abortion laws which are actually infanticide laws. Shawn points out that the insane demand for abortion at any stage of gestation – even as the baby is emerging from the birth canal – truly provides the pro-life community with an increased opportunity to win hearts and minds at the grassroots level.… Continue Reading