Get Involved: Answering the Call

Get Involved: Answering the Call

Our everyday obligations have the potential to distract us from the blessings of our spiritual lives. Understandably, there are certain tasks or responsibilities we must complete on a daily basis. But do these earthly duties ever interfere with what we owe to God? Perhaps you have a desire to help people in some way, but…

Moving People Forward Caring Network Interview

Recently, Mark Elfstrand’s Moving People Forward podcast hosted Caring Network! Hear from our Interim President, Kirt Wiggins, and our President Emerita, Barbara Singer, as they share about our important work.

Ministry Spotlight: Discerning When to Act and When to Abide

Ministry Spotlight: Discerning When to Act and When to Abide

Information is at our fingertips every second of every day.  We have access to knowledge of what is going on around the world at any moment. With that, we become aware of needs and causes that could demand our attention, both in our city and across the globe. How do you balance the desire to…

Illinois Legislation Update: How to Promote the Cause of Life

Illinois Legislation Update: How to Promote the Cause of Life

The pro-life movement has various important and indispensable parts.  Pregnancy resource centers bring vital help to the crisis of unplanned pregnancy. In addition, our partners in pro-life work are assisting the cause through prayer, practical support, education, media, lobbying, and litigation. Each of these makes an important contribution to protecting and promoting a culture of…

Engaging in Pro-Life Prayer

Engaging in Pro-Life Prayer

As believers, the Bible teaches us to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) and to “with confidence draw near to the throne of grace,” (Hebrews 4:16) bringing our petitions, along with the needs of the world, before our powerful God.  We are commanded to “not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer…

Adaptive Pregnancy Services – Meeting Women Where They Are

Adaptive Pregnancy Services – Meeting Women Where They Are

“It is not a failure to readjust my sails to fit the waters I find myself in,” said Mackenzi Lee in her book The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy.  And I’m sure we can all relate.  As the waters of our world have shifted over the past several months, our lives have had to…

Practical Ways to Promote Life

Practical Ways to Promote Life

What does it mean to promote life?  Those who have been active in the pro-life cause for years can testify to the vital importance of advocating for the unborn, our society’s most vulnerable and defenseless.  However, promoting life in all of its God-given forms, includes a much broader spectrum of advocacy.  Protecting those who carry…

Ministry Spotlight: Overcoming Fear

Ministry Spotlight: Overcoming Fear

“Peace, bring it all to peace, this storm surrounding me – let it break, in Your name.” These are the opening lyrics to the song “Tremble” by Mosaic Music.  Often when the struggles we face or the issues in the world around us become overwhelming, it can be difficult to know how to appropriately cope…

How Non-Profits Have Adapted in 2020

How Non-Profits Have Adapted in 2020

In 2020, we’ve been living a reality we didn’t foresee. Our world is now a place where fear has risen up for many. Untold numbers of people are coping with job loss, financial crises, illness, and death. People are feeling isolated under shelter-in-place orders, and students are trying their best to learn from home. Suicide…