Pregnancy help centers on the front line saving lives

Cradle My Heart Radio | Tom Lothamer airs 6-18-17

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I recently had the joy of presenting two workshops on the spiritual healing of abortion at the 2017 Life Matters Worldwide Summit. The event is an annual gathering for equipping and engaging those working in the pregnancy help movement. What was so exciting to me as a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ is that the focus was on the power of that gospel to save and transform lives.

My book Cradle My Heart, Finding God’s Love After Abortion, is a biblical resource for spiritual healing after abortion. That means we look to God’s word for our answers to the many challenges abortion presents to growing in faith. And it’s also true that God’s word is sufficient to help meet the many challenges of unintended pregnancy to prevent women having to choose abortion in the first place. Pregnancy centers offer tangible, practical help to implement that truth.

It was refreshing to be among so many like-minded believers, and to be welcomed by Life Matters Worldwide President Tom Lothamer. He joins us this week on Cradle My Heart Radio to recap this year’s Summit, and talk about the international reach of LMW, and his inspiration for the work he’s been called to do for decades in pregnancy care ministry.

Tom Lothamer

From his bio:

Tom Lothamer is President of Life Matters Worldwide, having served as a Board Member and Director of Finance and Development. He represents LMW in churches around the country and overseas. Since 1997, he has been involved in the training and support of PCC and ministry leaders around the world. He currently serves on the board of Family Life Center, a maternity home ministry located in Allendale, Michigan. Tom is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a BS degree in Secondary Education and an MA in Education Administration. He and his wife Nancy have three married children, seven grandchildren, and live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They attend Calvary Baptist Church where they have served since 1992 in the areas of adult Bible teaching, parent teaching and training, wedding consultation, and church leadership.

Cradle 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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