Episode 274

FBI Offers Reward for Info, Sanctity of Life Sunday & Godly Self-Discipline

Jan 20, 2023

The FBI is offering a $25-thousand dollar reward for information on attacks on pregnancy support centers across the country in 2022. The first post-Roe Sanctity of Human Life Sunday arrives with gratitude to God, recognition of how much pro-life work remains and and a reflection of how much it has changed, pro-life leaders say. And, how are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? We are about three weeks into a brand-new year. If you are still keeping your resolutions, you are doing better than 30-35 percent of people who have already let theirs drop.

Transcript

The FBI is offering a $25-thousand dollar reward for information on attacks on pregnancy support centers across the country in 2022.

Dozens of centers were vandalized and attacked in the months surrounding the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade.

FBI Director Christopher Wray said the announcement, “…reflects the FBI’s commitment to vigorously pursue investigations into crimes against pregnancy resource centers, faith-based organizations, and reproductive health clinics across the country.”

They encourage anyone who might have information related to one of the attacks to their tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI.
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The first post-Roe Sanctity of Human Life Sunday arrives with gratitude to God, recognition of how much pro-life work remains and and a reflection of how much it has changed, pro-life leaders say.

On Jan. 22, many churches will observe Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. It will be the first time in years it will be celebrated without the shadow of the Roe vs. Wade decision.

In the nearly seven months since Roe’s demise, pro-life efforts in the states have been mixed. While abortion prohibitions have taken effect in 15 states, voters have dealt setbacks to the pro-life cause in six other states.

It is the beginning of “a turbulent period in American history,” said Catherine Glenn Foster, president of Americans United for Life, after disappointing results in the November elections.
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How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? We are about three weeks into a brand-new year. If you are still keeping your resolutions, you are doing better than 30-35 percent of people who have already let theirs drop.

The new year offers a fresh start, a time to hit the reset button and begin anew, hence the rash of resolutions. A resolution is a declaration we will discipline ourselves in an area we haven’t been disciplined in. We’ll discipline ourselves to exercise more, eat less, eat better, quit smoking, spend less, or learn a new skill or hobby.

Elisabeth Elliot writes, “Discipline, for a Christian, begins with the body.”

She stresses the connection between the body and spirituality. Our bodies are the primary material we have with which to make sacrifice and offering to the Lord. To separate our bodies from spirituality would be to replicate the error of the Gnostics, against whom Paul and John wrote.

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