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When a pastor shares her abortion secret…

“This will be my secret forever…” These were the words I often repeated to myself whenever topics like abortion, Planned Parenthood, Pro-Life and Pro-Choice ever came up. One such moment happened when I was riding in the car with some fellow female pastors to a women’s church conference. In the course of a conversation one of […]


Immanuel, Empathy, & Christmas

“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).   Matthew 1:23   Jesus. Immanuel. The fullness of God made skin and bones. A little baby carrying the weight of our broken world on His shoulders. Here among us, as one of us. […]


When Voting Isn’t an Option Concerning Abortion

[Beginning note – This blog is directed at a general audience. Yet for those of you who have an abortion story, we at In This With You acknowledge this political season can be very difficult emotionally as you may have seen a lot of flippant thoughts posted and said about abortion that are not seasoned […]

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An Experiment for Change

In our first post, we called In This With You an “experiment.” This is because we are always seeking out new ways to support people who might feel hidden by the social shames and pressures around abortion and crisis pregnancy. We’re not experimenting in a way that trivializes such a sensitive and controversial matter, and […]