It only takes a few minutes of watching TV news to that worldwide, human life is not often valued. In the United States, more than a million babies are aborted each year. Homicide is the 14th leading cause of death, a horrible number exceeded by suicide, which ranks 11th. The elderly are often abused and mistreated. Fertilized human eggs are destroyed for research purposes. In this culture, it is important to share the message that God loves each person and values each life He created.
The following links offer resources to help interested citizens understand more about a variety of complex issues pertaining to the sanctity of life. Resources include sermon helps, artwork, fact sheets and more. You’ll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to read these files:
- Abortion Alternatives
How can Christians be meaningfully involved in providing alternatives to abortion? Read this story to find out more.
- General Information on Abortion
General information on abortion, and the Christian perspective related to life issues.
- Abortion: An Overview
This helpful overview will help you gain an understanding of abortion and related moral and ethical considerations.
- Abortion Statistics
This list of helpful statistics, compiled by Jerry Price for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, will help you understand facts and figures related to abortion.
- Aging: The Bible Speaks
In the Bible, old age is considered the positive and good fulfillment of a life devoted to God. Both the blessings and responsibilities of aging are to be accepted with gratitude and in a sense of stewardship, “For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment” (2 Timothy 1:7). Find out more in this document.
- Embryonic Stem Cell Research Information
The use of embyonic stem cells in research is a hot topic. What are the basic ideas and arguments? This document will help you understand.
- Euthanasia – General Information
Why does euthenasia matter? This general information sheet will help you understand the basics.
- Kentucky Pregnancy Counseling Organizations
There is positive pro-life help available in many communities for women with problem pregnancies. This is not an exhaustive list, but it will help you get started in your search for help.
- Responses to Prochoice Arguments
This article, written by Jerry Price of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, will help you articulate answers to several common pro-choice arguments.
- Sanctity of Life Information Sources
This helpful document rounds-up a number of resources related to sanctity of life issues.
- Sermon – Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
This sermon, written by Rev. Wayne Spivey of Cynthiana Baptist Church, celebrates the gift of life.
- Suicide Statistics
This fact sheet offers a eye-opening look at suicide. Compiled by Jerry Price of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
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