FAQ: Why would you leave pro-life ministry to go onto the mission field? Isn’t God using you here?

It is such a tragedy that our laws of our country do not protect the lives unborn children and therefore the responsibility to protect the weak among us rests upon Christians. This systematic killing of children through abortion has regularly brought tears to my eyes for the past several years. Nevertheless, there are Christians in America who are faithfully defending the unborn. The reason there are Christians in America is because men put their lives on the line in order to translate the Bible into English. If we did not have the Bible then we would not be Christians, and if we were not Christians then we might be the ones promoting abortion instead of fighting against it. Other language groups do not have a shred of God’s special revelation and therefore there is no one confronting them as they kill their children. Nor is there anyone confronting them as they abuse their wives. There is no one explaining to them that rocks and trees do not hear their prayers. There is no one teaching them how they can be forgiven for their sin. In America, there is hope for repentance because God’s Word is available. Where God’s Word is not, there is no hope for repentance – to me this is a greater tragedy.

May America no longer neglect the grace of God’s Word. May she read God’s Word and repent with tears that for so long we have permitted the killing of our children.

(To those of you who are not convinced that abortion is the murder of unborn children, please see this article http://www.abort73.com/abortion/biblical_teaching/. Additional helpful information on abortion can be found on abort73.com).

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Author: Stacey Hare

Stacey is a servant of Jesus Christ as well as a wife, mom, linguist, and Bible translator. Right now she is working creating literacy materials so the Kwakum people can learn to read and write in their language. She is also working on translating Old Testament stories into Kwakum with her husband and local Kwakum colleagues.

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