Life at beginning and end will be a topic in Detroit
Human life is shaping up to be the dominant topic in the Social Justice Committee of the coming General Assembly of the PCUSA to be held June 14-21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The overtures coming from presbyteries are thoughtful and fresh with only a few echoing stale debates from political positions.
A Review by Mary Van Driest
Pilgrimage Through Loss
By Linda Lawrence Hunt
"Whether their child is stillborn, a three-year-old, or a forty-three-year-old, it doesn't matter. Such loss permeates with a sorrow beyond all our previous imagination."
While this book deals with the loss of a child, it will be very helpful to anyone experiencing loss and also to those who are walking alongside someone who is grieving.
PPL recommends. . .
My Mother's Abortion, by Bob Vincent, First Things
A Presbyterian Pastor writes about his mother's abortion
What is the Process of Healing After Abortion? By David Powlison, Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF)
A Seminary Professor answers the question, "Does God forgive someone who has had an abortion, and where do you start the healing process?"
Conceived in Rape and other Exceptions - a video documentary from Elliot Institute, the leader in post abortion research. The personal testimonies in this video are address the issue of pregnancy resulting from sexual assault and other "hard cases" in a manner that is personal, emotional, and compelling. It is well worth 58 minutes of your time.