When core needs are met abortion not needed

Cradle My Heart Radio | Mary Margaret Gibson interview 8-27-17

Mary Margaret Gibson

Mary Margaret Gibson has a heart to save women and children from the heartbreak of abortion.

She’s turned that passion into an international ministry training pregnancy care workers to have effective conversations about the needs that drive abortion decisions.

A new curriculum, Authentic Life, accesses the work of Dr. Kathy Koch on 5 Core Needs, a framework which resonates with people everywhere to make personal conversations flow freely toward truth.

Mary Margaret joins us on Cradle My Heart Radio this week to outline the core needs and why they’re so vital to women facing an unplanned pregnancy. According to Dr. Kathy Koch they are:

  • Security: Who can I trust?
  • Identity: Who am I?
  • Belonging: Who wants me?
  • Purpose: Why am I alive?
  • Competence: What do I do well?

Gibson facilitates understanding these needs during an unplanned pregnancy and providing support to meet them through healthy faith in God, leading to a more authentic life and more genuine hope.

From her bio:

Mary Margaret Gibson is the Ministry Director at EvanTell and leads the multi-national Save the Mother, Save her Child® (SMSC) evangelism training and equipping ministry. Over 20,000 staff and volunteers of 730+ pregnancy centers have been trained with both instructor-led and professional online training, resulting in over 1,300,000 presentations of the gospel in pregnancy centers.
Mary Margaret is the author of the Save the Mother, Save her Child Evangelism Curriculum and toolset, and co-author of Authentic Life: Our Needs – God’s Answers with Dr. Kathy Koch, a curriculum for pregnancy centers to provide communication with upcoming generations, establish effective relationships, and help people lead a powerful life with God’s help. She has trained life leaders in the U.S., Eastern and Southeastern European countries, and life-affirming, Messianic Jewish pregnancy centers in Israel. Mary Margaret is a Master Instructor for EvanTell’s You Can Tell It! and Save the Mother, Save her Child training. She has years of experience in ministry to women in prison, family and youth ministry, and is a women’s retreat leader and speaker.


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FOR MORE HELPCradle My Heart, Finding God’s Love After Abortion provides affirmation and hope after abortion from the Scriptures. Here are more resources for help and healing. If you are pregnant and need free, confidential help call 1-800-712-HELP. If you’ve had an abortion and need immediate help call 1-866-482-LIFE.

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