Jacob Nels with Voices for Life – Right to Life Kern County

Jacob talking to pregnant woman

Download MP3 – 27:26

Jacob Nels joins host Marylee Shrider on Voices for Life, a production of Right to Life of Kern County, to discuss his sidewalk counseling ministry and the resources that Equal Rights Institute provides to increase your effectiveness outside of abortion facilities. In this episode, Jacob provides tips and tools for engaging with alternative protestors as well as conversation starters for talking to abortion-minded women.

Chapters:

  • 2:38 — Introduction to Jacob Nels, Speaker/Sidewalk Counseling Trainer at Equal Rights Institute
  • 3:30 — Introduction to ERI and Jacob’s story beginning sidewalk counseling ministry
  • 6:40 — Dealing with alternative pro-life presences on the sidewalk
  • 11:30 — Sidewalk Counseling Masterclass information
  • 12:25 — Dealing with alternative pro-life presences on the sidewalk, cont. 
  • 24:13 — Understanding and reaching out to abortion-minded women in conversation starters
  • 26:03 — Conclusion

 

Related Links:

Right to Life Kern County
http://rtlkc.org/

Equal Rights Institute Website:
https://EqualRightsInstitute.com

Equal Rights Institute Blog:
https://Blog.EqualRightsInstitute.com

Equipped for Life Course:
https://EquippedCourse.com

Sidewalk Counseling Masterclass:
http://SidewalkCounselingMasterclass.com

Mental Health and Informed Consent in Abortion (with Robin Atkins)

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Robin Atkins is back to discuss mental health, informed consent, abortion risks, the level of counseling in abortion facilities, and more.

Robin is a licensed mental health counselor, specializing in reproductive issues. She also has a philosophy degree. She spent four years doing home-based therapy with the Department of Children’s Services. She’s a pro-life advocate with an atypical perspective on some of the issues surrounding abortion.

A Mental Health Counselor on Psychology in Debate (with Robin Atkins)

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Robin Atkins is back to discuss psychology in debate. Robin is a licensed mental health counselor, specializing in reproductive issues. She also has a philosophy degree. She spent four years doing home-based therapy with the Department of Children’s Services. She’s a pro-life advocate with an atypical perspective on some of the issues surrounding abortion.

A Different Perspective: Adoption vs. Foster Care vs. Abortion

Robin Atkins is a licensed mental health counselor, specializing in reproductive issues. She also has a philosophy degree. She spent four years doing home-based therapy with the Department of Children’s Services. She’s a pro-life advocate and has very interesting thoughts on the topic of abortion.

This is the first of three episodes with Robin. In this episode, Robin discusses the differences between newborn adoption, foster care, and abortion.

AHA Fails to Understand Pro-Life History (with Jonathon Van Maren – Part 2)

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Jonathon Van Maren joins the podcast for the second part of a discussion on what is going on with a hostile anti-abortion group called Abolish Human Abortion (AHA). In this episode, Jonathon discusses the history of the pro-life movement and why it needs to be understood, AHA’s “Free the States” strategy, and what pro-life organizations and sidewalk counselors should do about them.

Related Links:

Part 1: AHA: The Anti-Abortionists Who Fight Other Pro-Lifers:
https://youtu.be/0SvNYXQqvuM

Jonathon Van Maren: How “Abolish Human Abortion” Gets History Wrong – Part 1:
https://bit.ly/3vWQ7GE

Jonathon Van Maren: How “Abolish Human Abortion” Gets History Wrong Again – Part 2:
https://bit.ly/3heQMiL

ERI Podcast: “Should Women be Prosecuted if Abortion Becomes Illegal?”
https://youtu.be/hcYDbi9baiI
http://bit.ly/2CGzLs9

“Defenders of the Unborn” by Dr. Daniel K. Williams:
https://amzn.to/2RwcnZw

“Abortion Rites” by Marvin Olasky:
https://amzn.to/33UYO8C

“Operation Rescue” by Randall Terry:
https://amzn.to/3v1eqTQ

“Wrath of Angels: The American Abortion War” by Jim Risen & Judy Thomas:
https://amzn.to/33YKuMe

Debate: Pro-Life Incrementalism vs Abolitionist Immediatism (Gregg Cunningham vs. T. Russell Hunter)
https://youtu.be/5oi4vVTae30

If you want to see Abolish Human Abolition’s account of who they are to assess it on its own terms, read “The Five Tenets of Abolitionism” on the AHA webpage: http://abolishhumanabortion.com/abolitionism/the-five-tenets-of-abolitionism/