One of the reasons I chose this as my first review, is (a) the UnPlanned book was not an option and (b) my family's involvement in the pro-life movement many years ago. Even though the issues surrounding abortions are not the most comfortable, I believe as Christians we need to have all the facts.
While moving from volunteer to counselor, and finally director, Abby came in contact with those 'on the other side.' Those who were a part of Coalition for Life and 40 Days for Life, showed Abby love and grace through their prayer and kind words to her day in and day out.
It was while in the position as clinic director that Abby finally realized she had been believing a lie. This realization forced her to make a decision that would change her mission as a Planned Parenthood proponent to one who is now fighting for the lives of the unborn.
Her leaving as director of the clinic in Bryan, triggered a lawsuit from Planned Parenthood, to have her silenced. The truth behind Planned Parenthood was now clear to Abby as she joined forces with those who had stood on the other side of the fence, faithfully praying for her and others like her. Take a minute to watch this short clip.
I found this documentary very insightful and genuine. Abby really allowed herself to be exposed as she shared an intimate look into her life. This documentary was a collaboration between Tyndale House Entertainment, Focus on the Family, and Franklin Springs Media as a companion to Abby Johnson's book of the same name.
If you would like to learn more, Abby Johnson will be featured in the Unite for LIFE webcast. This webcast is free and will benefit pregnancy care organizations. The Unite for LIFE webcast will occur on May 17, at 8pm (in all time zones). Click the link to sign up. During the webcast you will be able to purchase the UnPlanned book and DVD as a package with 33% of each purchase going to crisis pregnancy centers like CareNet, the National Institute of Family & Life Advocates, and Hearbeat International.
Giveaway!Now you can also win your own copy of this DVD by entering between now and 11:59pm on May12th. The winner will be chosen and will receive an award certificate from Tyndale House Publishers that they will be able to present at their local Christian bookstore. The winner will have 24 hours to contact me with their mailing address or an alternate winner will be chosen.
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*** I am a member of Tyndale Blog Network, Tyndale House Publishers has provided me a complimentary copy of this DVD (as well as an award certificate for reward purposes) in exchange for a thorough and honest review. Though I am compensated with free products, I am not compensated in the form of money for any of my reviews. My reviews will always reflect my honest opinions, findings, beliefs and experiences with the products and services that I receive.***