Stories from the Field: Eastern Europe Crisis Pregnancy Center, Amy
It turned out that the young woman, “Amy,” had been beaten by her drunk, common-law husband and thrown out in the street. Her arm was broken in the process. When he had learned that she was pregnant, he wanted her to get an abortion. She was reluctant as she had had one previously and did not want to repeat the experience. When we met Amy, she was terrified for herself and her 18-month old son, who was still with his father.
Chosen to Impact the World
We are women chosen by God to impact this world. This statement can be intimidating.
Hands of Honor Update
For many of the girls that come to us, these staff members are some of the first to ever express concern or defend them against injustice. Often, these women are also the first Christ-followers they’ve ever met. It’s been amazing to see hearts respond to the gospel as the girls are introduced to Jesus through storying through the Bible and tangibly seeing His love in action.
The camera doesn’t lie, but people do. In our age of social media and in a culture where visual images have great impact, it is good to be aware of the potential for deceit. Every photo is not necessarily an accurate representation of reality.
Have you noticed how people react when a camera is present?