Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Reaching Out to African-American Churches on Abortion
The Cyrenian Project
Walter Hoye Reaches Out to Churches
Rev. Walter Hoye, the Baptist minister jailed in March, 2009 for his pro-life witness outside an Oakland abortion clinic, is starting what he calls the Cyrenian Project to reach out to African-American churches on abortion. The project is named after Simon of Cyrene, who helped Christ carry his cross on Calvary.
Rev. Hoye has lined up African-American supporters in Oakland and San Diego. Hoye responded to questions about the project in an August 17 email: