Stand For Life: A Student’s Guide for Making the Case and Saving Lives is a must read! This book, written by John Ensor and Scott Klusendorf is a “comprehensive guide to the critical issues that are at the heart of the pro-life movement. It will help you stand up for the sacredness and reach out with compassion and grace to those who are on the difficult road of unplanned pregnancy. With scientific wisdom, practical application, a strong theological foundation, and compassionate understanding, this powerful little book is a call for students everywhere.”
“There’s good news and bad news on the abortion front.
The good news is that abortion isn’t popular. More and more people, particularly the millennials I speak to, don’t like it. They’re not impressed with euphemistic phrases like reproductive rights and women’s health, both of which cover up the ugly reality of abortion on demand. Indeed, students don’t have to look far to see the truth. Modern technology displays for all to see the beauty of innocent human life in the womb. Double homicide laws and other legal innovations demonstrate the inconsistency of legalized abortion on demand. Resource centers and the culture-wide embrace of adoption have established clear and compelling alternatives to abortion in cases of unplanned pregnancies.
The bad news is that many who oppose abortion lack the knowledge, skill, and practice to articulate that opposition in a Winsome manner. Their hearts are passionate, but their minds lack training. As a result, the pervasive relativism that undergirds the culture of death remains largely unchallenged by Christian students. Their peers widely assume that one’s position on abortion is a matter of personal choice rather than a matter of public truth.
If pro-life students are to change that, they must learn to present public arguments that can’t be dismissed as private belief. If they do anything less, they will find themselves ill equipped to face pro-abortion professors and fellow students. They’ll be embarrassed when forced to stand up for the unborn. Even worse, they’ll be unwilling to stand for the unborn at all!”
-John Stonestreet (from the foreward of “Stand For Life”)
This book is written for high school and college students, yet speaks perfectly to anyone who is looking for a resource that will provide the knowledge and skills to share, and defend the message of life.
If you are looking for more in-depth training, please consider reading Scott Klusendorf’s “The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture”.
Additionally, you’ll find many valuable pro-life training resources at Scott Klusendorf’s site: www.prolifetraining.com