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June 30, 2022

 

 

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Roe v. Wade overturned: What’s next?
 

Roe v. Wade overturned: What’s next?

 

“It’s like someone turned a faucet on.”

That’s how Sherri Statler, president and CEO of a West Texas family services nonprofit, describes the increase of women with unplanned pregnancies seeking help since the state passed a bill banning abortions after the detection of the fetal heartbeat.

Now that U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, she anticipates the number of pregnant women seeking help will grow even more.

Meanwhile, health care expert and church member Verlon Johnson expresses concern that the end of Roe will increase the rate of unsafe, illegal abortions.

The Christian Chronicle’s Audrey Jackson shares perspectives from Christians who work with adoption agencies and healthcare providers about the impact of abortion bans and restrictions in the days to come.

 
 

 
‘Whether guns kill people or people kill people, something must change’
 

‘Whether guns kill people or people kill people, something must change’

 

Nearly 300 Christian Chronicle readers responded to our recent survey on guns, gun restrictions and faith. Calvin Cockrell shares the responses. More than 100 of the respondents said they personally knew one or more victims of gun violence.

“If you’re not affected by it yet, it’s just a matter of time,” one reader said. “And that shouldn’t be. … It should be an anomaly, not the norm.”

 

 
Bed, bath and the Great Beyond
 

Bed, bath and the Great Beyond

 
A North Carolina Christian rebounds from a life-altering accident to supply her community with donated items and spiritual support. Learn more about the ministry — and find out how you can help — in Gabriel Grant Huff’s report
 
 

 
‘This is our Exodus’
 

‘This is our Exodus’

 

In Poland’s capital, Ukrainian refugees are ‘in each other’s faces, at each other’s throats’ — and are redefining what it means to be a church.

Erik Tryggestad reports from Warsaw.

 
88-year-old radio program thrives online
 

88-year-old radio program thrives online

 

‘International Gospel Hour’ encourages believers through broadcasts and podcasts in 2022.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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