Pursuit of the Heart

Pursuit of the Heart

Elena was ordered by the courts to take our parenting classes. As you might imagine - when she first arrived at our center, she was pretty angry about having to be there. She was short in her responses to our questions, and it was obvious she didn’t want to engage with our program. But God’s desire was to pursue her heart.…

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One Heartbeat. Two Hearts Changed.

One Heartbeat. Two Hearts Changed.

Pregnant and single, Sarah berated herself. Why did she let this happen? What would she do now? Her despair grew. “I just want to get rid of it,” she thought. Sarah’s mother wanted her to have an abortion, too. It wasn’t the right time for her “baby” to have a child of her own. Together they arrived at SVPS to…

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A Surprise Salvation Story

A Surprise Salvation Story

Megan arrived for her prenatal session with her six-year-old son, Logan. Usually Logan stayed with a babysitter, but this particular evening no one was available. Logan quietly zoomed his toy cars on the flood while Megan and her client advocate talked about what life would look like after the baby was born and she had to return…

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Life-Giving Light

Life-Giving Light

Jesus is the light that overcomes our darkness. When young women and men face an unintended pregnancy, we are here to shine His love and truth into their shadow-filled situation – like with Tara. Tara texted us as soon as she found our ad online. She typed: I NEED AN ABORTION. CAN YOU HELP? We explained our services,…

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Created for Him July 14, 2018 – Pursuing Parenting Wisdom

Created for Him July 14, 2018 – Pursuing Parenting Wisdom

  Hello there – this is Julie Baum, Director of Church and Supporter Relations for SVPS. I’m eager to tell you about a neat conversation we had with a young dad the other week. He called and asked, “Do you guys offer parenting classes?” We said, “Yes we do. How old are your children?” “My baby…

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Pressures of Life

Pressures of Life

We asked a few questions, and Jolene described the pressures in her life. Two children. Two prior abortions. Two part-time jobs. “My boyfriend thinks we can handle it, but I don’t.” A few days later Jolene and her boyfriend Jeff came to us for an ultrasound. As the baby’s image appeared on the screen, Jeff looked…

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