March 23, 2023

Cell Phone Use and Other Distractions

We need to maintain a laser beam focus on our purpose for ministry on the sidewalks of abortion centers. This is not always easy and there are many distractions that can pull us away from what we are there to …

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March 16, 2023

The Comparison Trap

Sidewalk outreach ministry is often fraught with discouragement. We should not add discouragement by falling into the comparison trap. When we compare ourselves with other sidewalk teams, we can either fall so short that we feel disheartened or grow ...

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March 9, 2023

Will You Pay For My Baby for the Next 18 Years?

This is one of the most common questions sidewalk outreach teams hear as they counsel women to choose life over abortion. It is important not to dismiss the question, since at its core, it expresses a genuine underlying fear. However, …

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March 2, 2023

Determining Needs Vs. Wants for Abortion Minded Families

The women we work with are typically in very desperate situations. They often have multiple needs and it is overwhelming for those helping them to prioritize the needs based on limited ministry resources. Even harder sometimes is assessing when a …

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Feb. 23, 2023

It Will be Worth it

Getting and keeping sidewalk outreach volunteers is a continual issue. Sidewalk outreach is a very difficult ministry. At one point or another, most sidewalk volunteers ask themselves, “Is all this effort and struggle worth it?” In this episode, we a...

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Feb. 16, 2023

Ministering to Abortion-Determined Moms Who Claim to be Believers

Often, the women who come to abort tell us they are Christians and have submitted their lives to Jesus. Many believe they are going to heaven, and insist that they are good. In this episode, we talk about the need …

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Feb. 9, 2023

Why Am I Struggling After I Chose Life and God?

Many of the women we minister to who have chosen life and even submitted their lives to Jesus are blindsided when struggles continue or even accelerate. They question God and wonder why they are being punished or abandoned when they …

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Feb. 2, 2023

Biblical Firsts Applied to Sidewalk Outreach

In the book of Genesis, there are several first questions that God asks, Humans ask, and Satan asks. Exploring those questions and the core issues those questions raise can be very useful in helping us navigate the struggles and solutions …

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Jan. 26, 2023

What If She Doesn’t Know Who the Father of the Baby Is?

Sometimes, the women we meet at the abortion center are seeking an abortion because they do not know who the father of the baby is. In this podcast, we offer suggestions on handling this situation and some pitfalls to avoid …

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Jan. 19, 2023

Filling a Thirsty Soul, Another Abortion Worker Leaves the Industry

While our primary ministry in sidewalk outreach is to abortion-minded moms, we also do encourage abortion workers to leave the industry. This podcast relates the encouraging story of a worker who left after hearing us speak truth from the sidewalk …

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Jan. 12, 2023

Seeking Abortion For Fear Of Miscarriage?

Women seek abortions for all kinds of reasons. Recently we've seen a trend in miscarriages and women coming to have abortions for fear that they are miscarrying. In this episode, we share some insights on ministering to these families. https://sidewa...

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Jan. 5, 2023

Remembering What God Did in 2022

It's amazing that God lets us be a part of what He is doing. In this episode, we look back at what God did through the ministry of Love Life in 2022.

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Dec. 29, 2022

The Serenity Prayer in Sidewalk Counseling

One of the most challenging issues sidewalk counselors face is finding peace and strength to know what they can and cannot change as they minister. When we focus on what we cannot change, we become discouraged. Through the Serenity prayer …

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Dec. 22, 2022

Guiding Friends to Counsel for Life

In this episode, we give general guidelines for helping friends of abortion-determined women to counsel a choice for life effectively. Many times, a friend is trusted by the mom and desires to help the mom choose life but is uncertain …

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Dec. 15, 2022

Abortions By Mail?

With the overturning of Roe V Wade, many lives have been saved. However, the abortion industry has shifted to distributing abortion pills by mail. These deadly pills can even be sent to states that have made abortion illegal. In this …

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Dec. 8, 2022

What Drives Women to Abort?

What makes some women consider abortion as an option? Of course, there is a myriad of reasons women seek out abortions but in this episode, we look at the top 10 reasons women who we have ministered to have told …

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Dec. 1, 2022

Speak Whether They Listen Or Not

In our ministry on the sidewalk, we deal with a lot of rejection. The story of the prophet Ezekiel is a powerful encouragement to us in this difficult ministry. In this episode, we offer some insights and encouragement from the …

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Nov. 23, 2022

Talking to Family Members About Abortion and the Gospel

This is a rerun of an older episode but we think it will be a blessing to you. With holidays coming and family gatherings oftentimes being a part of family traditions it can be a challenge sharing your beliefs and …

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Nov. 17, 2022

Where Do I Get Boldness?

The ministry on the sidewalk can be very intimidating, especially for those of us who lack boldness. The Bible gives us guidance and encouragement on how to get the boldness we need. In this episode, we share some scriptures as …

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Nov. 10, 2022

The Ugly Face of Coercion

A large percentage of women considering abortion do so because they are being coerced into it. We can use some principles to help empower these women to push back against coercion. In this episode, we share some of those principles …

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Nov. 3, 2022

A Reminder From Habakkuk

In this difficult ministry, we need reminders of why we do what we do. In this episode, we share some insights from the book of Habakkuk that we believe will be an encouragement to you. https://sidewalks4life.com/equipping-articles/

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Oct. 27, 2022

Reaching Abortion Workers

Our primary goal at the abortion centers is to reach moms and help them to choose life. However, being a Gospel-centered ministry there are others. like abortion workers, that we could reach with the Gospel. Abortion workers are a vital …

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Oct. 20, 2022

In As Much As It Depends On Us

We pray for God to send more laborers in the harvest at the abortion centers but sometimes the folks that come along to “help” aren’t so helpful. At times, other groups come along to stand for life that may have …

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Oct. 13, 2022

The Journey May Be a Long One

In this episode, Vicky shares a recent experience ministering to a young lady who chose life years ago but now has another unplanned pregnancy. Walking with families that chose life is rewarding but often it is a long journey of …

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