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.


  • 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

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Equal Rights Institute Blog:

Equipped for Life Course:

Sidewalk Counseling Masterclass:

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