Walking Together

Walking Together

Christa’s sobs echoed in the hallways at Axia. She was pregnant and devastated. Her boyfriend told her he would leave her if she didn’t have an abortion. At that moment, his threat to leave was all she could think about. As she left, we reassured her that...
Building Bridges of Friendship

Building Bridges of Friendship

The banquet room glowed with candlelight as everyone enjoyed hot cocoa, a bacon-wrapped pork medallion dinner, and cupcake desserts. We played cheerful games and got more than a little icing on us as we decorated gingerbread houses. Joyful laughter filled the air as...
Worth The Wait

Worth The Wait

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is the tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 I found myself in a room filled with smiling, eager-looking people. I was smiling too, in a vain attempt to disguise the hopelessness gripping my heart. There were many...
A Safe Haven

A Safe Haven

Jessica arrived at Fatherheart after a two-day Greyhound bus ride from Las Vegas to Tyler. We interviewed Jessica via Skype and we weren’t sure she would actually get on a bus and travel the 48 hours she needed to start a new life, but deep down she knew that this was...
A Vision for 2021

A Vision for 2021

2020 may go down as one of the hardest in our lifetime. We have made significant adjustments in the way we live, from wearing masks to changes in public gatherings and social distancing. But we’ve also had significant scientific achievements to find a vaccine in...
Reunions

Reunions

Erin waited at the Loving Alternative adoption office with rapt attention to any hint of a sound approaching the door. She could hardly contain the flood of emotions surging through her heart. She’d hoped for this moment and dreamed of it in a thousand different...
Building Blocks and a Birthday Cake

Building Blocks and a Birthday Cake

Natalie* came to Building Blocks with two energetic toddlers and was pregnant with her third child. She was very tired, her self esteem was nonexistent, and the weight of living in extreme poverty was heavy on her shoulders. Vicky, a Building Blocks volunteer, was...
Making Common the Choice of LIFE

Making Common the Choice of LIFE

The Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) was started in 1982, by giving out a single pregnancy test to a woman in need. All these years, and tens of thousands of pregnancy tests later, it has all culminated into what we see today.  The PRC is a vital program at our brand...