Posts tagged: 40 Days for Life

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. He also outlines the sordid details of Illinois’ radical Reproductive “Health” Act (SB 25) and the resultant devastating consequences.… 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.

They also discussed the advent of webcam and chemical take-home abortions, and tips and details for attending a 40 Days for Life prayer vigil.… 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.

They also discussed the advent of webcam and chemical take-home abortions, and tips and details for attending a 40 Days for Life prayer vigil.… 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

“This Battle Will Ultimately be Won on Our Knees” (Illinois Family Spotlight #135)

Monte Larrick recently caught up with the president of 40 Days for Life, Shawn Carney, to discuss the pro-murder crowd’s radical new push and the powerful new pro-life movie “Unplanned” which comes out March 29.

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SPOTLIGHT: Prayer and Fasting to End Abortion? Really?

Written by David E. Smith

We start off our first Spotlight podcast of September with a timely conversation as Monte Larrick hosts Steve Karlen, North American Director of 40 Days for Life. This year’s 40 Days for Life campaign will run from September 26 through November 4.

The purpose of the campaign is “to access God’s power through prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigils outside abortion centers to end abortion.” Steve stresses that prayer is the foundation of 40 Days for Life and the means by which God’s people are able to “overturn Roe v.Continue Reading

“Prayer and Fasting to End Abortion? Really?” (Illinois Family Spotlight #110)

This episode features an interview with Steve Karlen, the Campaign Director for 40 Days for Life. They discuss what makes 40 Days for Life so unique; reducing demand for abortion; pro-lifers relying too much on political influence; 40 Days for Life as a launching pad into pro-life activism; how important a pastoral endorsement of 40 Days for Life is; what skills you need to lead a 40 Days for Life campaign; what the indicator of a successful campaign is; and how to get involved.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: 40 Days for Life with Shawn Carney

Written by Mary Nieves

The pro-life movement is thriving now more than ever before, while the abortion industry is getting crushed.

In this special edition of the Illinois Spotlight podcast, Monte Larrick interviews Shawn Carney, President of 40 Days for Life, to talk about recent pro-life efforts and the upcoming 40 Days For Life campaign.

40 Days for Life is a sustained prayer vigil held in 675 cities around the world with this year’s record turnout of 375 cities praying outside of abortion clinics!… Continue Reading

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