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Season of Waiting: Hope for the Weary

A Season of Waiting: Hope for the Weary

All of us are waiting. During this season of Advent, I’ve been dwelling on the idea of waiting—a position our culture avoids at all costs. We’ll do anything to bypass the discomfort of waiting.   But what if waiting has a deeper purpose? What if it points us to a greater reality? As I read and

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Paula peyton - gang rape

Strong Mothers: Finding Hope After Rape Conception

Paula never expected that Wednesday night would end tragically. Yet even through the unimaginable, Paula says God redeemed her story and brought her a blessing through her pain. Paula was gang raped by her date and his roommate, and says she felt she was “left trying to pick up the pieces of my life.” She

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Weary Friend, there is Hope

Weary Friend, There is Hope

The lights of the Christmas tree blinked in lazy monotony. On. Off. On. Off. Their projected cheeriness mocked me.  Your unborn baby is dead? Don’t care.  On. Off.  You’re having nightmares every night? Don’t care. On. Off. The unforgiving stare of the yellow lights—along with every bell-ringing Santa, obnoxious Christmas carol, and irritating rerun of

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Sidewalk Advocacy

Heartbreak and Hope: One Year of Sidewalk Advocacy

The air is thick and heavy. The North Carolina humidity plays a part in that, but here—in this place—there’s something else that accompanies the heaviness. A weightiness. A presence. A tension. Something that feels…wrong.  An abortion facility has that kind of effect.  A Place of Heartbreak In July of 2018, GPCC’s sidewalk advocates stepped foot

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hope that changes everything

Hope that Changes Everything

If Christ has not been raised… “And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain….And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins….If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all

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Unplanned Pregnancy - Morgan's Story

Morgan’s Story

Darkness This week we’ve seen some dark, gruesome things come out about Planned Parenthood. It’s been difficult to think about what they’re perpetuating in our society and how they’re taking advantage of mothers who don’t understand what is actually being done in and to their body or their child’s body. Light In the midst of

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Client Story

This Is What We Are Here For: A Client Story

In January, I met with a young lady named Sarah 1 who came to the Care Center wanting a pregnancy test and to talk about her options. Sarah had taken many home-tests that were positive, but wanted confirmation on the new, unwanted pregnancy. Sarah was thinking about having an abortion because she wasn’t in a

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