Life After Roe

Life After Roe

An article by Beverly Kline Living Alternatives Founder Mission Statement: Living Alternatives is a biblically based ministry that affirms the value of the unborn by providing opportunities of growth, development, and stability for women and families. I know many are...
Announcement from our Founder

Announcement from our Founder

Dear Friend for Life, With confident joy, I am writing to announce that Lorin Roncancio is assuming the role of Living Alternatives’ Ministry Director. Lorin has faithfully served alongside me for 32 of my 40 years with Living Alternatives. She and I have walked...
I just want to hear the heartbeat today!

I just want to hear the heartbeat today!

“Our Mobile Center, Ruth, was parked at the downtown Tyler Walmart when I met Natalie and Kurt. As we huddled under the canopy, Natalie told me, “I really need a pregnancy test. I tried to make an appointment at three different OB/GYN offices weeks ago,...
Through the Eyes of a Volunteer

Through the Eyes of a Volunteer

Each day begins the same at AXIA. The lights come on.  Background music plays.  Consultation rooms are prepared.  Supplies are stocked.  Volunteers gather to pray.    A day at AXIA cannot begin without seeking God’s wisdom to share His love and truth. Every day...
We Will Get Through This

We Will Get Through This

A few weeks ago, I counseled a girl who was newly pregnant. Her situation was not good. She had had a one-night stand with someone she barely knew. At that point, she had not shared with anyone the fact that she was pregnant. While talking with the team at Axia, she...
An Impossible Dream

An Impossible Dream

Nikki* walked through the doors of Axia with her mother to find out if her suspicion that she was pregnant was correct. She was in fact pregnant and an ultrasound revealed she was 3 months along. The father of the baby was not involved in Nikki’s life but she decided...
Unexpected

Unexpected

We sometimes meet with an “abortion-minded” or “abortion-vulnerable” client very early in her pregnancy–before six weeks have passed since her last menstrual period, and before we could see a heartbeat on ultrasound. From the time she makes her appointment, days...
“I Would Love To!”

“I Would Love To!”

An evening session at KEEPS Kamp featured a message on God’s design for families and individuals. Afterward, Emily, one of the mentors at Kamp, paired up with Juliet. The Lord softened Juliet’s heart and broke down her defenses. She opened up to Emily about her life...
From Survival to Abundance

From Survival to Abundance

Childhood should be a carefree time filled with laughter and love. A place where a child is safe and secure in the arms of loving parents. But for two-year-old Lewis, that wasn’t the case. On a normal day in April, there was an unexpected knock at his family’s door...