Abortions on the Rise in Illinois

Abortions on the Rise in Illinois

A recent Chicago Tribune article announced that abortion rates in Illinois have gone up almost 10% in one year. One contributing factor is that out-of-state abortions have been on the rise since 2014. Women from neighboring states with stricter abortion laws have been coming to Illinois for their pregnancy terminations. Also, the ability to cover…

What is Pro-Life?

What is Pro-Life?

The terms “pro-life” and “pro-choice” are used in our society quite a bit. But what is the definition of “pro-life?” And the implications that go along with the term? How do we exemplify a “pro-life” stance in our approach to life itself? What exactly is “pro-life,” anyway? Caring Network is a pro-life organization in the…

Lives Changed and Saved, Spring 2021

Lives Changed and Saved, Spring 2021

Pregnancy resource centers do important work. They offer free services and compassionate support, while lovingly sharing the truth about life. Those who support the work of pregnancy centers may not often hear about the true impact their financial contributions, prayer, and volunteer roles have on individual lives. Every church, family, and individual who partners with…

The Calling to Save Lives

The Calling to Save Lives

The story of Joseph in the bible is truly an epic. Doted on by his father, but despised by his brothers, this slave turned prince helps save Egypt from a terrible famine. When his brothers come seeking food and learn his true identity, they are beside themselves. In what must have been a divinely inspired…

Roles of Men in Unplanned Pregnancy: Do They Have a Voice?

Roles of Men in Unplanned Pregnancy: Do They Have a Voice?

We all know that becoming pregnant requires two individuals – both a man and a woman. Yet, when it comes to a pregnancy decision,  our society often expects different roles from each. Men may be left wondering what their role is, especially if their partner is seeking an abortion. What role do men play and…

Spring Cleaning: Where To Take Your Baby Items

Spring Cleaning: Where To Take Your Baby Items

Birds are chirping again. Tulips have bloomed, and trees are budding with life. Springtime is incredibly refreshing, and it’s a great season to tackle home projects like spring cleaning. As you clean, sort, and purge, you might realize that you have baby items you don’t need anymore. They’re still in great shape, and you know…

Small Group Serving Opportunities in DuPage County

Small Group Serving Opportunities in DuPage County

Small groups offer the ability for like-minded people to come together to share interests in a close community. Whether your small group is a church-based Bible study, a community-based meet-up, or an organized club, you may be looking for opportunities to serve your community as small groups often do. In this article, we will discuss…

Benefits of a Non-Profit Career

Benefits of a Non-Profit Career

Are you just starting out on the job market and considering a career in the non-profit sector? Or perhaps you have worked for quite some time and are looking for a change. Regardless of your status, a career in a non-profit organization can seem very rewarding. Aside from the assistance a non-profit brings to the…

Abortion’s Lingering Effects of Unresolved Pain and Shame

Abortion’s Lingering Effects of Unresolved Pain and Shame

Have you ever been so busy with life you did not slow down long enough to realize there were issues from your past affecting your emotions? Certain seasons of life can be so challenging you can push aside your own mental health and live in a type of “survival mode.” Maybe you were too busy…

Church Partnerships With Nonprofits

Church Partnerships With Nonprofits

One thing nonprofit organizations have in common is that we couldn’t make the degree of impact we do without churches coming alongside us and partnering with us and our mission. We rely on your perspectives, gifts, and talents to make a greater difference in the lives of the people we serve. When churches partner with…