What I’ve Been Up To

Not writing this blog obviously.

It’s been a whirlwind lately. Everybody says that there are a lot of administrative tasks involved in launching a non-profit, and they’re right. Thanks for being so gracious during this short season where I’m posting less frequently while I work to get our organization off the ground.

I know so many of you are praying for me during this transition, so I wanted to give you a quick update on what’s been going on lately.

Processing Speaking Requests

I’m excited to say that since launching Equal Rights Institute, I’ve been booked to speak in Arizona twice, Washington D.C. twice, Sacramento, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Virginia, Iowa, San Francisco and Canada! This is fantastic because we will quickly be getting our message out to thousands of pro-life advocates within the first few months of existing as an organization. We’re also pursuing several college campus training events at Biola and Notre Dame!

Right now I’m processing these requests myself and it’s pretty time-consuming with that number of events. I’m currently optimizing a repeatable system for this so that I can delegate most of that process to an assistant.

Non-Profit Management

I won’t bore you with all the details, but I put together our board and we’ve had two meetings already. I’ve rented an office, bought minimal supplies, and created our website. I’m networking with other ministry leaders in the area and I just finished reviewing a new pro-life book a friend of mine just finished.


I’m also raising personal support, like an overseas missionary does. It’s been such a blessing to meet with people and see how excited they get when I talk about our vision to use speaking, writing and campus outreach to bring practical dialogue tips, rigorous philosophy and relational apologetics to the pro-life movement!

Would you consider supporting my vision financially if you haven’t already? If every person that reads this blog regularly gave just $20 a month, we would be able to fund my salary as well as sponsor trainings for pro-life campus clubs that can’t fly us out to train them. We would also be able to hire more staff to get most of the administrative tasks off of my plate, allowing me to spend my time doing the things where I bring the most value.

If you want to support me, you can give by credit card using this secure donation page. If you prefer to give with a check or automatic bank withdrawals, you can download this form and mail it to me.

Thanks so much! I have a blog post going up next week on the topic of grief and how pro-life advocates can respond appropriately to friends who have lost a child, either naturally or through abortion.


Josh Brahm is the President of Equal Rights Institute, an organization that trains pro-life advocates to think clearly, reason honestly and argue persuasively.

Josh has worked in the pro-life movement since he was 18. A sought-after speaker, Josh has spoken for more than 23,000 people in six countries and in 22 of the 50 states.

Josh’s primary passion is helping pro-life people to be more persuasive when they communicate with pro-choice people. That means ditching faulty rhetoric and tactics and embracing arguments that hold up under philosophical scrutiny.

He has publicly debated leaders from Planned Parenthood, the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), Georgians for Choice, and one of the leading abortion facilities in Atlanta.

Josh also wants to bring relational apologetics to the pro-life movement. “Some pro-choice people will not change their mind after one conversation on a college campus. Some of them will only change their mind after dozens of conversations with a person they trust in the context of friendship.”

Josh is formerly the host of a globally-heard podcast turned radio/TV show, Life Report. He now hosts the Equipped for Life Podcast. He’s also written dozens of articles for LifeNews.com and the ERI blog.

He directed the first 40 Days for Life campaign in Fresno, resulting in up to 60 lives saved.

Josh has been happily married to his wife, Hannah, for 15 years. They have three sons, Noah, William, and Eli. They live in Charlotte, North Carolina.

David Bereit, the National Director of 40 Days for Life, sums up Josh’s expertise this way: “Josh Brahm is one of the brightest, most articulate, and innovative people in the pro-life movement. His cutting-edge work is helping people think more clearly, communicate more effectively, and — most importantly — be better ambassadors for Christ. I wholeheartedly endorse Josh’s work, and I encourage you to join me in following Josh and getting involved in his work today!”

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