Episode 010

March for Life, Bible to Life, & the Greatest Needs of Pastors

Jan 14, 2022

The March for Life recently announced its full list of speakers for the 49th annual March for Life on January 21 in Washington D.C. Moody Publishers has launched a new digital resource containing hundreds of pages and articles aimed at reaching those searching for spiritual answers online. And Lifeway Research has new data on the greatest needs of pastors.

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The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced its full list of speakers for the 49th annual March for Life on Jan. 21 in Washington D.C.

Marchers will be addressed in person by Members of Congress, Down Syndrome advocate Katie Shaw, Duck Dynasty star Lisa Robertson, actor Kirk Cameron, and other prominent pro-life leaders whose stories will inspire marchers to build a culture of life. Fr. Mike Schmitz, the Keynote Speaker for this year’s March for Life Rose Dinner, will also speak at the rally.

The theme for this year’s March for Life, Equality Begins in the Womb, highlights how true equality is only possible if we recognize that children in the womb also deserve protection.

The march has been held annually since the legalization of abortion through the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973.

Moody Publishers has launched a new digital resource designed to support and expand on their print publishing resources called Bibletolife.com. The website contains hundreds of pages and articles aimed at reaching those searching for spiritual answers online.

Launched in November 2021, the site contains content written by authors such as Tony Evans, Alistair Begg, Trillia Newbell, John MacArthur and Priscilla Shirer, professors from Moody Bible Institute (Chicago) and more. The site is a combination of content adapted from previously released books and brand-new content written specifically for the site.

Articles covered at BibleToLife.com include topics like salvation, heaven and hell, sexuality, church history, spiritual disciplines and mental health.

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Lifeway Research talked with 1,000 pastors in the United States to created what they’re calling 2022 Greatest Needs of Pastors study. A total of 17 were identified. Here’s the top five:

  1. Developing leaders and volunteers: 77 percent
  2. Fostering connections with unchurched people: 76 percent
  3. People’s apathy or lack of commitment: 75 percent
  4. Consistency in personal prayer: 72 percent
  5. Friendships and fellowship with others: 69 percent

You can find the complete list in the story at BaptistPress.com.

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