Unite the USA

April Edition: Don't Give Up!

 
 
Don't Give Up

 

Last week, we had the opportunity to sing for Governor Mike Huckabee, Ralph Reed, and various candidates (including our friend, Dr. Sam Clovis, who is our pick for the U.S. Senate race in Iowa). We enjoyed being surrounded by passionate patriots who are working hard to help our nation to become strong again. We felt excited to sense their genuine hope and enthusiasm!

One quote from Governor Mike Huckabee really stood out to us at the event: "Folks, it is not the number of people that stand against God that determines the battle. It's one person standing with God that will win the battle every single time."

Friends, isn't that the truth? Each one of us needs to do our part to help restore our country. Pray and work hard. When God is our focus, every small "good deed" can really make a big impact. With that said, each one of us must continue to stay strong as we seek the Lord's help for revival in our land.

Let us not forget that the Lord can transform a heart quickly. There are many examples in the Bible of people (i.e. the Apostle Paul) who were against God but then came to Christ. They were completely transformed. They made a huge impact for Him and many people came to the Lord as a result. Their impact continues to this day.

In modern times, we continue to see inspirational examples of God's miraculous redemption. For instance, there are numerous stories about former Planned Parenthood workers who've changed and become Christian pro-life fighters. For example, former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson is a shining light for Christ and for the pro-life cause.

We are thankful for the opportunity to interview Abby Johnson. Her powerful story of transformation should inspire and challenge each one of us. Now she's leading the fight for life. We are proud of Abby! Pray for her as she boldly takes a stand to end abortion. May God bless her. (Enjoy the special Q&A with Abby Johnson below.)

Always remember that there is hope in Christ and, as a result, there is hope for tomorrow. Never give up! Keep on fighting the good fight. The Lord can work quickly. His timing is always right. Trust Him.

Thank you, and keep on keeping on!
Carrie Stoelting and Stacie Stoelting
Founders of Unite the USA

 

Featured Quote

"I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born." -Ronald Reagan,
40th President of the United States

 

 

 Q&A with Abby Johnson
                             

1. Tell us about your background as a Planned Parenthood director and how you became a pro-life activist. 

You can find my detailed story at www.abbyjohnson.org.    

2. What is the biggest lie people believe about abortion?

Probably that abortion is a "solution" to a problem.  Women choose abortion because they don't feel they have any choice...which is the biggest myth of the term "pro-choice." Abortion usually just compounded problems instead actually fixing them.    

3. How best can we help stop abortions from happening?

We have to change the culture.  And that's what we are doing through improved pregnancy centers, prolife medical centers, maternity homes, 40 Days for Life and other ministries that cater to helping both the mother and her unborn child. We also know that our laws dictate our morality, which is why principled prolife legislation is also key.   

4. Millions of children have been murdered in the womb since Roe v. Wade. This is genocide of the unborn and it must stop. How can we end abortion in America? 

See above answer.    

5. Many pro-life sources are now trying to alert women that the birth control pill is not what it's made out to be. Can you tell us about why the pill is dangerous?  What would you recommend as an alternative?

I wrote a blog about this a while back that you can reference.  http://www.abbyjohnson.org/prevention-another-piece-of-rhetoric/   

About Abby Johnson

Abby Johnson has always had a fierce determination to help women in need. It was this desire that both led Abby to a career with Planned Parenthood, our nation's largest abortion provider, and caused her to flee the organization and become an outspoken advocate for the pro-life movement.During her eight years with Planned Parenthood, Abby quickly rose in the organization's ranks and became a clinic director. She was increasingly disturbed by what she witnessed. Abortion was a product Planned Parenthood was selling, not an unfortunate necessity that they fought to decrease. Still, Abby loved the women that entered her clinic and her fellow workers. Despite a growing unrest within her, she stayed on and strove to serve women in crisis.

All of that changed on September 26, 2009 when Abby was asked to assist with an ultrasound-guided abortion.

She watched in horror as a 13 week baby fought, and ultimately lost, its life at the hand of the abortionist.

At that moment, the full realization of what abortion was and what she had dedicated her life to washed over Abby and a dramatic transformation took place. Desperate and confused, Abby sought help from a local pro-life group. She swore that she would begin to advocate for life in the womb and expose abortion for what it truly is.

Planned Parenthood did not take Abby's exodus sitting down. They are fully aware that the workers who leave are their greatest threat. Instantly, they took action to silence Abby with a gag order and took her to court. The lawsuit was quickly seen as the sham it was and thrown out of court.

The media was, and continues to be, intensely interested in Abby's story as well as her continued efforts to advocate for the unborn and help clinic workers escape the abortion industry. She is a frequently requested guest on Fox News and a variety of other shows and the author of the nationally best-selling book, Unplanned, which chronicles both her experiences within Planned Parenthood and her dramatic exit.

Today, Abby travels across the globe sharing her story, educating the public on pro-life issues, advocating for the unborn, and reaching out to abortion clinic staff who still work in the industry. She is the founder of And Then There Were None, a ministry designed to assist abortion clinic workers out of the industry.   Abby lives in Texas with her husband and precious children. 

This Month's Bible Verse

"Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand." -Isaiah  64:8
 
Ralph Reed Endorses
Unite the USA

"Stacie and Carrie's work to promote positive patriotism is refreshing.  Unite the USA is a Christian book that urges Americans to stand up for freedom. It's a tool that explains how the 'ordinary' American can do the 'extraordinary' for our country with God's help."  

-Ralph Reed (Founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition)
 
Unite the USA honors veterans and servicemen and women. It's a book that encourages Americans to be active citizens.  Click here to buy your copy! 

Recommended Resource


Unplanned is the true story of a former Planned Parenthood director's courageous choice in favor of life. Buy your copy here.                            

Featured
Founding Father 

Rufus King (March 24, 1755 - April 29, 1827) was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress. He attended the Constitutional Convention. On September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania King was one of the signers of the United States Constitution. He represented New York in the United States Senate, served as Minister to Britain, and was the Federalist candidate for both Vice President (1804, 1808) and President of the United States (1816).

 

In God We Still Trust 
A CD by Stacie and Carrie Stoelting
                             
Per request from veterans who love patriotic and inspiring music sung by Stacie and Carrie, In God We Still Trust was recorded. From the National Anthem to "God Bless America" you will be inspired and uplifted about our God-given freedoms. All proceeds go to Unite the USA. Help promote faith and freedom in America. Your support is important and appreciated. Buy or download a copy today.God bless you as you celebrate the red, white, and blue!

 

In God We Still Trust Video 
        
In God We Still Trust
In God We Still Trust
                             
Our country needs to turn to Jesus. Listen to "In God We Still Trust" for inspiration to keep "fighting the good fight". For hope and encouragement, listen to Stacie Ruth and Carrie Beth sing "In God We Still Trust".

 

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Celebrate the true spirit of America with Carrie Beth and Stacie Ruth. Book Stacie and Carrie for concert or conference! E-mail info@unitetheusa.org for more information.

 

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