What Happens When a Patient’s Water Breaks the Morning of Her Baby Shower? We Move the Baby Shower to the Delivery Room!

As many of you know, HOPE provides roughly 50 to 60 baby showers every single year. These showers are a consistent highlight to our year as we get to experience the love of a mother for her child, the outpouring of support from our community, and the impact love has on broken situations. We recently [...]

Follow Up

The work we do here at HOPE goes beyond the interaction in the room with our patients. Oftentimes, we follow up with our patients to check on them and to offer assistance. Our detractors like to paint “pro-lifers” as hateful extremists, but in reality, we are broken people seeking to love broken people. We just [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Hope Resource Center - General, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Why HOPE

I recently was asked in a radio interview about Knoxville’s need for a place like HOPE. The question went something like this, “Aren’t abortion numbers on the decline? If so…why is HOPE needed?” This question wasn’t meant to be a shot at me or HOPE. I actually think the interviewer knew the answer and wanted [...]

By | April 7th, 2016|Hope Resource Center - General, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Conversations Matter

A few weeks ago I discussed the narrative of our day; a narrative that is destructive to life. I focused on the work of pregnancy centers and putting our pro-life stance to action. Today I want to expound on that and discuss changes that can be made in our conversations as we continue to wade [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Call to Action, Hope Resource Center - General|0 Comments

The Real Issue

The past few weeks our television screens have been littered with debate, tears, and press conferences concerning gun control. We have heard from those on the Right and the Left. We have heard from the pro-gun lobby and the anti-gun lobby. I have strong opinions on this issue, but that is a post for another [...]

By | January 13th, 2016|Call to Action, Hope Resource Center - General|0 Comments

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