Last week 40 Days for Life began their Spring campaign. I signed up to be at the Richmond Women's Medical Center - an abortion facility run by Dr. William Fitzhugh - on Saturday. I've been there many times before. Typically on a Saturday I would see about a dozen women go in to abort their children. This week there were zero! The Richmond Women's Medical Center was closed all day without explanation. Dr. Fitzhugh's BMW was in the parking lot the whole weekend next to the padl
I never know what is going to happen in a day of sidewalk counseling. Today I was standing out in the cold with three pro-choice clinic escorts for company. They were having a very lively conversation as the morning progressed. At one point the leader of the escorts, Scott, said something about spending the hours there every Saturday and what a drag that was on his productivity. I asked him, "What motivates you to be out here?" He ignored me, told the two female escorts to ig
Today I went to the Richmond Medical Center for Women to talk to women and families before they went inside for abortions. I was there ready to tell them about the Pregnancy Resource Center of Metro Richmond and other places where they can get help through their pregnancy. When I arrived I was surprised that no one was there. The parking lot was completely empty. Praise God! The Abortion Center was closed today! No one came except for myself, Greene, and Rodger. We were there
On Saturday I was outside of the Richmond Medical Center for Women. There were nine abortions. We have several pro-choice clinic escorts who come to the abortion facility each week to help guide the women into the abortion facility. I've begun to get to know them, and they have begun to get to know me - though we don't have very many conversations. Their leader is a man who has learned my name, and even thanked me for guarding two of his fellow escorts from unwanted advances
Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone;
for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.
Everyone utters lies to his neighbor;
with flattering lips and a double heart they speak. May the Lord cut off all flattering lips,
the tongue that makes great boasts,
those who say, “With our tongue we will prevail,
our lips are with us; who is master over us?” “Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan,
I will now arise,” says the
I am a Christian first and foremost. My identity in Christ prevails over all other aspects in each dimension of my life. . .