PPL aims to equip churches and train leaders for pro-life action and ministry Print E-mail

October-2016-2webcropTraining leaders and equipping churches to develop pro-life ministry emerged as the priority focus for PPL in 2017 as The Presbyterians Pro-Life (PPL) Board of Directors met last week at the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, New Jersey.

Cities of Refuge: In Defense of Innocent Life Print E-mail
Written by Justin Marple   

Marple588x882What follows is an article based on the Sunday School class that I led on 10/9/2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Ocean City, New Jersey. It was a pleasure to be able to lead so many people concerned about life to reflect on the theme of cities of refuge and innocent blood from books like Numbers and Deuteronomy to the gospel of Jesus Christ and thinking about application for today.

Editor’s note: To read this article as originally posted including an audio file visit Rev. Marple's blog.

Deuteronomy 19:1-13

First some background on cities of refuge. Israel was to have three cities of refuge strategically located so that any manslayer can flee to them. The purpose of a city of refuge is to save the life of an innocent manslayer. The text invites us to imagine a situation where a man does not deserve to die but if he cannot flee to a nearby city of refuge he will.

St Teresa's connection to PPL Print E-mail

mother teresa video picWhile Presbyterians recognize all who have believed in Jesus Christ as "saints" and members of "a royal priesthood" we can think of no one more deserving of designation as a saint than Mother Teresa. She lived an exemplary life of service to others in humble service to her Lord, Jesus Christ. Presbyterians Pro-Life was honored that she was willing to travel to speak at our event at the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1988. Her unforgettable message at that event is captured in this video excerpt. As you can see in the video, the room was packed and commissioners were influenced to act and initiate a new 3 year study on abortion.

Related article: St Teresa, Hillary, and You, by Jane Chastain

God is Ruler of all and our votes on earth should honor Him and protect the weakest among us Print E-mail
Written by Marie Bowen   

AdobeStock 68659665webPsalm 72 gives us a glimpse into what we are to desire in a godly leader:

HUSH Print E-mail
Written by Amy Scherschligt   

HUSH promoPic.jpgA liberating conversation about abortion and women’s health

The new award-winning film “Hush” takes a close look at the highly disputed and politicized information surrounding abortion’s long-term health effects on women. The result is a documentary that is neither pro-choice nor pro-life; it is pro-information.

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