1/1/15 “Pastor’s Abortion Confession Motivates Action And Offers Hope ” – Pastor Shane Idleman

December 22nd, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 1/1/15 “Pastor’s Abortion Confession Motivates Action And Offers Hope ” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

Approximately 23 years ago, as a prodigal, I conceded to my girlfriends request to abort our child around the 5th week of conception. The pain of that decision still haunts me today. What would they look like? Was it a boy or a girl? I can picture walking and talking with my child…watching his or her first steps…holding them when they cry and rejoicing with them when they succeed. But these are just dreams in my mind; dreams that often leave me heartbroken. Regret is one of the hardest pains to deal with because it is a constant reminder that we failed…failed God, others, and the aborted child.
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2-2-14 “Shocking Confession: Pastor Says, ‘My Child Would Have Been 22′” – Pastor Shane Idleman

February 2nd, 2014 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 2-2-14 “Shocking Confession: Pastor Says, ‘My Child Would Have Been 22′” – Pastor Shane Idleman)

Approximately 22 years, as a prodigal, I conceded to my girlfriends request to abort our child around the 5th week. The pain of that decision still haunts me today. What would they look like? Was it a boy or a girl? I can picture walking and talking with my child…watching his or her first steps…holding them when they cry and rejoicing with them when they succeed. But these are just dreams in my mind; dreams that often leave me heartbroken. Regret is one of the hardest pains because it is a constant reminder that we failed…failed God, others, and ourselves. (Hear this powerful confession after the 35 minute mark of this sermon: http://vimeo.com/50936941.)
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