Day 37: Thank you to Lincoln Place Church of the Nazarene, St. John’s, Delmont; St. Mary’s, Export; and all the faithful team members and individual volunteers! Your presence is a blessing!

This past weekend my husband and I got to attend the PCUC Banquet.  It was wonderful and we were blessed to sit with amazing people.  God put a woman next to me named Mary.  Mary was one of the original founders of Women Concerned For The Unborn Child which later became PCUC.  What struck me most about Mary was the t-shirt she was wearing.  She even commented to me that it wasn’t the appropriate attire, but she was proud to wear it and I thought it was perfect as I’m sure many others did too!  It said: 




It made me think of my Dad.  I shared with Mary the conversation I had with my Dad.  I told my Dad that I believed Roe v. Wade would be overturned.  He said, “Not in my lifetime, but maybe yours.” He was right.  It was a special moment shared between Mary and me.  I love those God winks.

Just like God overturned Roe, He can put godly leaders in place to stop this modern day holocaust of abortion and turn the tide of our country back to Him.  I believe He will. God has given us a window of opportunity. Glenn & I were blessed to go to the 2022 STAND  Conference on Tuesday.  It was a conference about why Christians need to take a stand now more than ever and not remain silent.  We worship God NOT government.  Pastor Jay was there and spoke and the one thing he said that stuck with me was, “The world has been telling the lie well and the Church has been telling the truth poorly.”  There is demonic legislation that will put the church in bondage.  We need Divine Revelation which will lead to Supernatural Revival.  As Christians it is imperative that we VOTE Pro-Life on Tuesday! Voting is a form of spiritual warfare. These are all things Pastor Jay shared. He also spoke about Daniel 7:24-25.  If we don’t go out and take the land we will miss an opportunity. 

Judge Cheryl was there to talk about CRT and how it is rooted in Marxism and the goal is to remove God. Will we as the Church, the body of Christ remain silent or will we be BOLD and STAND and SPEAK UP? 

If you’ve been around 40 Days For Life long enough that is exactly what we do.  We go into enemy territory.  We are NOT afraid because we KNOW the BATTLE BELONGS to the LORD and HE is on our side!  WE will NOT be shaken! Our GOD is Sovereign over all and in control of all things.  The VICTORY has already been won! Thank you Jesus!

Here are the lyrics to a song by Phil Wickham, “Battle Belongs.” I encourage you to look it up later and listen to it. 

“Battle Belongs”

When all I see is the battle
You see my victory
When all I see is the mountain
You see a mountain moved
And as I walk through the shadow
Your love surrounds me
There’s nothing to fear now
For I am safe with You

So when I fight I’ll fight on my knees
With my hands lifted high
Oh God the battle belongs to You
And every fear I lay at Your feet
I’ll sing through the night
Oh God the battle belongs to You

And if You are for me
Who can be against me (yeah)
For Jesus there’s nothing
Impossible for You
When all I see are the ashes
You see the beauty (thank You God)
When all I see is a cross
God You see the empty tomb

Almighty Fortress You go before us
Nothing can stand against
The power of our God
You shine in the shadow
You win every battle
Nothing can stand against
The power of our God

Oh God the battle belongs to You

 In our Bible Study Fellowship group we were reading about Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles 17:1-21:3.  We learned about his leadership and his legacy.  All throughout the Bible we read about Judges and Kings.  Some did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and some did what was evil. Jehoshaphat did what was right in the eyes of the Lord.  The one thing Jehoshaphat always did was to seek the Lord and turn to Him first. He had a few detours along his way but God always pursued him. Seeking God is the only way to have true security. When we seek God alone He gives us peace and when we seek God together He provides courage.  How true this is of our 40 Days For Life family. 

Here is what Jehoshaphat did before his last battle:

Jehoshasphat prayed and called a fast

He led the people in prayer

He recalled God’s past faithfulness

He claimed God’s promise

He acknowledged their helplessness

He asked God for help and cried out to Him

God sent a prophet to give Jehoshaphat a timely message to not be afraid or discouraged, for the battle is not yours, but God’s. Jehoshaphat and his army went into battle singing and praising God for the victory before it even came.  They went believing and expecting that God would do what He said He would do. The Lord set ambushes for the enemies.  They were confused and the armies destroyed each other. When Jehoshaphat and the army of Judah arrived God had already won the battle for them. The army returned to Jerusalem praising God.

How Great Is Our God!  Sing with me how great is our God!  All will sing how great, how great is our God!

We stand ready to see God work when we fix our eyes on Him and His overcoming resurrection power.  

To God be the glory!  Great things He has done! 

Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! Let the earth hear His voice!  Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord let the people rejoice!  Oh come to the Father through Jesus His Son and give Him the glory great things He has done!


Cathy & Peggy 7-9

Cathy, Peggy & Mary

This morning made up for last week. There were at least seven couples or individuals who went in, none accepting help. Some, though, may have been going in for gender treatments? One mother and daughter (?) came out after being at the desk. We had a couple of negative comments, but also some good ones. Mary B. joined Peg and me in praying the rosary and Memorare for those inside.


Meredith & Marlene 9-11

Thank you dear sisters and brothers in Christ! I feel like this six weeks blew by. But then, that seems to be the season we are in. 

While Marlene, Rose, Chuck, Carol, Matt, and I were at Planned Parenthood today, a car pulled up and unloaded pantry items, cases of canned goods, toiletries, etc.

I thought, are they trying to become something they are not? Are they trying to catch up to pregnancy care centers? They have no chance. PCC’s do remarkable work and have been at it for decades.

I hope that you won’t quit speaking up for life even though the 40 Days are coming to an end. 

God bless you!


Chuck from Lincoln Place Church of the Nazarene

Lisa & Beth Ann 11-1

Lisa, Beth Ann & Nancy
Beth Ann & Nancy

I am so thankful for the many wonderful people who have prayed with us the past six weeks.  Today we had my very faithful Shift Buddy Beth Ann, her friend Nancy, Matt, and Bob who stops by so faithfully.  Beth Ann and I appreciate so much the presence of all of these good people.  

Today, as with many other days, we heard and saw many negative responses to our presence.  It was something I was pondering as the shift neared its end…. the fact that so many people can feel no inhibition with publicly showing their anger and disgust, simply because we are there.  And I was thinking that the only reason they feel uninhibited is because they know that we will not fight back.  And I, for one, am proud to stand strongly for life on that sidewalk, in the same camp as Jesus Himself as He was being condemned before Pilate, yet remained silent.  May we continue to gain our strength only from Him.  


Carolyn & Cecilia 1-3

Faithful Prayer Warriors

Always great to see the beautiful faces of my sisters in Christ, Lisa and Beth Ann, and my shift partner, Carolyn, when we arrive.  We finished off the Vigil strong.  We had to come in two vehicles.  Patti and I came down with Fr Jim and Deb drove Joyce and Kathy.  So glad that Father could do the driving this whole campaign and for my faithful friends who came when they were able.  Kathy, from St Michael Greek Ukrainian, was new to me and it was her first time in a while.  We met Peter from Holy Trinity.  The group prayed two rosaries, sang a Divine Mercy and we worked in a few songs.  🙂  

It was another pleasant Thursday weather wise so I could hand out material.  Many people walking by.  Some going in and out of PP.  Not all abortion. Some men…a woman coming out took contraception literature.  Mix of positive and negative comments.  A guy who stayed in the zone for a while decided to tell us, before walking away, that we should be helping the homeless instead. We said how about we do both…not either/or.

Mary and Pete are always a sight for sore eyes…or rather, sore legs! We are thankful that they arrive on time or early as we seem to always hit traffic on 28 leaving the city.

God bless all of my 40 Days family!


Pete & Mary 3-5

Dave, Ann Marie & Pete

We were joined by Ann Marie and her husband Dave from St. John’s in Delmont. Mostly positive comments from people. Only a few people came out of PP. We prayed a rosary and Divine Mercy chaplet. A warm and peaceful last night of our shift!


Larry & David 5-7

Tonight we had several visits again. First was a homeless man, who claimed he just got out of jail about 15 minutes ago. He claimed he was locked up because of a fight he got into with another homeless man, after he stood up for 40 Days For Life volunteers, when another homeless man grabbed the sign from one of the volunteers, tore it up and threw it in the street.  Then there was a man that came up to us and was telling us about a display of actual human fetuses, from one week through full gestation. They had been preserved, as they had deceased from reasons other than abortion. Apparently this display of unborn children is on display at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois. He then offered to give us a donation, and we directed him to the 40 Days For Life website if he wanted to make a donation. Then while we were praying the rosary, a young man came up knelt down on the curb and started bringing the rosary. We later found out his name was AJ and he was from Greensburg. He stayed there until the end of the shift.  Towards the end of the shift, we saw a very sad girl leaving Planned Parenthood with a man, possibly her boyfriend. She looked very sad and was hugging a stuffed animal. David and I prayed for her.


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