By Jay Rogers
Published May 30, 2010
The seminar is on Livestream.
I want to thank everyone who participated in IMPACT on Saturday, May 29th. I especially want to thank RESOUND Mission Base and their directors, Larry and Leah Ramirez who hosted it.
In the past, when we have held these meetings (Pro-life Unity, Florida Pro-life Network, Pro-life Council, etc.) we have usually had about 20 to 30 people. This was just a little larger, so we are making progress. We had 14 speakers, about 15 more people from RESOUND and friends of speakers. Then there were about four or five people who had never been involved in pro-life ministry before who were visibly touched and made connections with the ministries represented at the seminar. Obviously, I wish we had 10 times as many people in the latter group. I think we can recreate this much better in three to six months. My idea would be to do better promotion, to attach it to an activist event (either an event at the abortion clinics, Stand4Life, a showing of Maafa21, etc.) to bring in two or more nationally known speakers and to include more local pastors.
These were the program topics and speakers:
- The Third Time Around – Jay Rogers
- Activating Churches and Political Activism – Glen DeJong
- The Pro-life Movement in Melbourne – Pat McEwen
- Sanctuary Ministries in Orlando – John Barros
- March in Tallahassee, Media and Internet – Fred Salivia
- Personhood Now – Josh Craddock and team
- Stand4Life and China Mission – Leah Ramirez
- Maafa 21 – Nixx Hawkins
- Bound4Life – Madie Celano
- Pro-life Action Ministries – Cody Duncan
- Adopt the Mills – Kathleen Kane
- Center for Bio-Ethical Reform – Michael Schrimsher
Everything went better than I expected considering we were up against a lot of conflicting schedules and a holiday weekend. I was personally encouraged to see together in one place several old warriors who have been at this for over 20 years with many new people who have excitement and energy.
Some common themes of the seminar that came to me:
- The pro-life movement is not a political or social issue, but a spiritual war between the Church and Satan – the seed of the woman and the serpent.
- We must repent of division, support each other and get to know each other better.
- There is a new wave of pro-life activism coming and we need to be prepared to train new activists.
- We need to mobilize churches to “adopt” an abortion mill in every region of Florida.
- We cannot let frustration or opposition stop us from pressing on.
- We are a “remnant” movement, but we are destined to win.
We’d like to do this again. Please leave a message or contact me if you have any thoughts.
Forerunner - Home » Florida's Murder Industry »
Your comments are welcome!
Special Two-Disc Set!
After 40 years of intense study and world-wide ministry, Dr. Francis Schaeffer completed his crowning work of scholarship – to present profound truths in simple film language. Dr. Schaeffer’s brilliant analysis of the past and predictions for current trends have proven so uncannily accurate that this amazing series still feels contemporary almost three decades after its initial release. Ultimately, Schaeffer concludes that man’s only hope is a return to God’s Biblical absolute, the truth revealed in Christ through the Scriptures.
Available for the first time on DVD, this documentary spectacular also includes intimate in-depth conversations with Francis and Edith Schaeffer. With the on-disc study guide, this presentation forms a unique course of comprehensive study. While this series forms an innovative analysis of the past, this outstanding work is more than history. Each episode focuses on a significant era, yet speaks clearly to 21st-century man with answers for modern problems.
$49.95 — ORDER NOW!(We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.)
Download the free Study Guide!
Is there a connection between pagan religion and the abortion industry?
This powerful presentation traces the biblical roots of child sacrifice and then delves into the social, political and cultural fall-out that this sin against God and crime against humanity has produced in our beleaguered society.
Conceived as a sequel and update to the 1988 classic, The Massacre of Innocence, the new title, The Abortion Matrix, is entirely fitting. It not only references abortion’s specific target – the sacred matrix where human beings are formed in the womb in the very image of God, but it also implies the existence of a conspiracy, a matrix of seemingly disparate forces that are driving this holocaust.
The occult activity surrounding the abortion industry is exposed with numerous examples. But are these just aberrations, bizarre yet anomalous examples of abortionists who just happen to have ties to modern day witchcraft? Or is this representative of something deeper, more sinister and even endemic to the entire abortion movement?
As the allusion to the film of over a decade ago suggests, the viewer may learn that things are not always as they appear to be. The Abortion Matrix reveals the reality of child-killing and strikes the proper moral chord to move hearts to fulfill the biblical responsibility to rescue those unjustly sentenced to death and to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves (Proverbs 24:11,12; 31:8,9).
Speakers include: George Grant, Peter Hammond, RC Sproul Jr., Paul Jehle, Lou Engle, Rusty Thomas, Flip Benham, Janet Porter and many more.
Ten parts, over three hours of instruction!
Running Time: 195 minutes
$19.95 — ORDER NOW!(We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.)
Exposes the Dangers of Abortion to Women!
These shocking eyewitness accounts expose the dangers of abortion not only to unborn children, but to the health and lives women as well. An antidote to the smokescreens of the liberal media, these short clips show what really happens in and around abortion clinics.
Although the content is emotionally gut-wrenching, these videos have been used in church seminars and small groups to educate Christians on the abortion issue and to lead people toward a pro-life position. Contains 2 hours and 40 minutes of materials that can be shown separately.
Watch these pro-life videos on-line.
“These videos helped change my mind from pro-choice to pro-life. Your videos are what did it for me. I will be walking in next year’s March For Life in San Francisco.” — A. Jackson, California
“I was going to have an abortion until I saw your video. Praise Jesus!”
— M. Drew, YouTube Commenter
$4.95 — ORDER NOW!(We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.)
“Here I stand … I can do no other!”
With these immortal words, an unknown German monk sparked a spiritual revolution that changed the world.
The dramatic classic film of Martin Luther’s life was released in theaters worldwide in the 1950s and was nominated for two Oscars. A magnificent depiction of Luther and the forces at work in the surrounding society that resulted in his historic reform efforts, this film traces Luther’s life from a guilt-burdened monk to his eventual break with the Roman Catholic Church.
Running time: 105 minutes
Special offer: Order 5 or more for $5 each.
Watch a clip from Martin Luther.
$9.95 — ORDER NOW!(We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.)
Who is the Real Jesus?
Ever since the dawn of modern rationalism, skeptics have sought to use textual criticism, archeology and historical reconstructions to uncover the “historical Jesus” — a wise teacher who said many wonderful things, but fulfilled no prophecies, performed no miracles and certainly did not rise from the dead in triumph over sin.
Over the past 100 years, however, startling discoveries in biblical archeology and scholarship have all but vanquished the faulty assumptions of these doubting modernists. Regrettably, these discoveries have often been ignored by the skeptics as well as by the popular media. As a result, the liberal view still holds sway in universities and impacts the culture and even much of the church.
The Real Jesus explodes the myths of these critics and the movies, books and television programs that have popularized their views. Presented in ten parts — perfect for individual, family and classroom study — viewers will be challenged to go deeper in their knowledge of Christ in order to be able to defend their faith and present the truth to a skeptical modern world – that the Jesus of the Gospels is the Jesus of history — “the same yesterday, today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). He is the real Jesus.
Speakers include: George Grant, Ted Baehr, Stephen Mansfield, Raymond Ortlund, Phil Kayser, David Lutzweiler, Jay Grimstead, J.P. Holding, and Eric Holmberg.
Ten parts, over two hours of instruction!
Running Time: 130 minutes
$19.95 — ORDER NOW!(We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.)