Tag Archives: Pro-Life

On Beards and Baptism

Gaven MizeWe welcome Pr. Gaven Mize and his brother, Josh, to discuss Josh’s battle with cancer, his habit of memorializing that battle by growing his beard, and the comfort that his Baptism gave him and still gives him.

Josh & Tuesday Mize
Tuesday & Josh Mize

Read Pr. Gaven Mize’s article, “My Brother Had Cancer…And He Died. Also, He Has a Fantastic Beard.”

Brain Cancer and Suicide

Maggie KarnerBrittany Maynard made headlines when she revealed that she has an aggressive form of brain cancer and that she would end her life on her own terms. We welcome Mrs. Maggie Karner, Director of Life and Health Ministries for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, to respond to Ms. Maynard’s plight. Maggie suffers from the very same brain cancer and will not end her own life. We discuss Maggie’s article, “Brain Cancer Will Likely Kill Me, But There’s No Way I’ll Kill Myself.” Listen as Maggie gives an inspiring witness to God’s gift of life and the comfort of His salvation in Jesus Christ!

Read Maggie Karner’s article, “Brain Cancer Will Likely Kill Me, But There’s No Way I’ll Kill Myself.”

Watch Maggie Karner’s video letter to Brittany Maynard, produced and posted after we recorded our interview with Maggie.

Thrivent Neutrality, part 2

Michael SchuermannListen to part 2 of Pr. Michael Schuermann discussing “Thrivent Neutrality.” Why be “neutral” about supporting pro-life agencies? How does this “neutrality” impact pro-life agencies?

Read more on the Thrivent pro-choice controversy at Pr. Schuermann’s blog: daringlutheran.net.

Thrivent Neutrality, part 1

Michael SchuermannPr. Michael Schuermann discovered and wrote about a recent controversy regarding Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Did Thrivent provide financial assistance to pro-abortion agencies such as Planned Parenthood? Did Thrivent back off from supporting pro-life agencies in the name of “neutrality”? List to part 1 of our interview with Pr. Schuermann on “Thrivent Neutrality.”

Check out Pr. Schuermann’s articles and correspondence at daringlutheran.net.