An Aunt’s Story of Reconciliation and Hope

Sometimes it's so hard to quantify what we do together with you, our family of support, to impact the lives of people in our community. Many months ago, I met with a wonderful lady whose niece was incarcerated in our local jail....Continued

You are the bright spot in this endeavor!

Greetings, Abide family. Many of you have visited our store, New Life Thrift Shop. You know what a great job our manager, Lynn Szelock, does there. Albeit small, it’s an organized and inviting space thanks to the hard work of Lynn...Continued

I Murdered More People Than Ted Bundy

Good Afternoon, One of our faithful supporters shared this article with me today (thanks, Mike!). It's a great testimony to how unexpectedly and radically Christ can change a life. Sometimes, we can feel like those who take the position opposite...Continued

It’s a Full House!

WE'RE FULL! It's so exciting for us to update you with news that yesterday marked our first day with a full Anna House.  In addition to our faithful house-parents, Emily and Cole, we have four mamas ranging in age from...Continued

Hello And Happy New Year

Hello and Happy New Year!​ No doubt, some of you have been a single parent or were raised by a single parent. I was raised by a single mom and have great respect for those who work hard to do...Continued


This week, we can celebrate together the addition of a new sister in Christ to the family. After much talking and a few tears, a new client has given her life to the Lord. What a miracle! Behind that appointed moment...Continued

Anna House is OPEN!

Hello wonderful Abide family, You've probably heard the word around town or seen on Facebook or Instagram that Anna House has officially opened! Two mamas have moved in and are already working hard getting started with the program. All is...Continued

Behind-The-Scenes Happenings

Good Morning! If you've been keeping up with us for any length of time, you may have noticed that our newsletters are almost always about our clients. About what they're facing. About how they're doing. About how your part in...Continued

Time for Transition!

Are you one who is energized by change, or do you prefer to keep the status quo? We've been working away at our own transitions in the office lately, and it's got me thinking about how some changes are exciting...Continued

New Life Thrift Shop

Remember not very long ago when we were waiting and praying for just the right property to give hope and help to homeless pregnant women? Well, those prayers have been answered – and big! As you’ve seen with our posts,...Continued

2015 Abortion Report

Greetings!A lot has been happening here at Abide.  We had a fantastic turnout for our first annual celebration banquet and raised enough support for phase one of the remodel on our new maternity home.That’s the other exciting news.  Our offer...Continued

Moving Ahead

God is faithful!   Our prayers have been answered, our offer has been accepted, and we are moving ahead with the purchase of a church property for use as our maternity home.  Some of you have already had a tour,...Continued

Claim Your Credit!

Greetings!  Yesterday I had the most wonderful time snuggling with the twins at a baby shower given by their adoptive family.  They are one big happy family, that's for sure, and are giving God all the glory for their two...Continued

They’re Here!

Thank you so much for keeping our mama of twins in prayer all these weeks.  Prayer makes all the difference, right?  I should say, God makes all the difference! Two beautiful, healthy baby boys were born a few days ago...Continued


Until last week, the new births we celebrated at Abide were all in the form of a pregnant client delivering her baby.  Good stuff, for sure! Last week, we rejoiced over a different kind of new birth.  A better kind....Continued