What Leana Wen Means for the Future of Planned Parenthood – PODCAST #141

Topics We Cover on this Episode

  • [2:05] An update from the largest fall 40 Days for Life campaign ever
  • [4:32] And the new president of Planned Parenthood is…
  • [7:50] Robert breaks down the background of Dr. Leana Wen
  • [9:09] Is the timing of this appointment coincidence or a political strategy?
  • [11:45] The glaring irony of a Chinese immigrant running the largest abortion operation in America
  • [13:23] How Dr. Wen’s appointment is a desperate attempt to keep up the “abortion is healthcare” charade
  • [16:40] There has never been a worse time in history to take over Planned Parenthood
  • [19:43] Three important Planned Parenthood myths
  • [26:43] Recapping the road ahead

In the midst of 40 Days for Life’s largest fall campaign ever and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, Planned Parenthood has made a somewhat surprising move in selecting Dr. Leana Wen as its new CEO. Who is this woman, and what does she mean for the future of Planned Parenthood? Find out the answers to those questions and take an in-depth look at the state of abortion politics on this episode of the 40 Days for Life Podcast.


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Day 6: “I can’t do this!”

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Day 5: Fasting vs. Bacon

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DAY 4: Late-term abortion facility QUITS!

A late-term abortion facility has quit providing abortions, citing… …the presence outside! As she prepared for this fall’s 40 Days for Life campaign, Renée in Champaign, Illinois noticed that the local late-term abortion center no longer listed “abortion services” on...

Day 3: Prayer in the media capital of the world

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DAY 2: We have our first saved baby!

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Day 1: An abortion worker already quit!

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A Congressman at Planned Parenthood

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Practical Tips for Spiritual Fasting – PODCAST #140

Topics We Cover On This Episode

  • [1:00] How you can join the upcoming 40 Days for Life Campaign
  • [3:36] Steve and Robert join Shawn to offer their fasting insights
  • [5:52] Why in the world should you fast?
  • [9:08] Defeating the perfectionist mentality
  • [10:30] How suffering draws us closer to Jesus
  • [12:03] Biblical examples of fasting
  • [13:37] Fasting etiquette
  • [15:31] Practical ways anyone can fast
  • [26:17] A powerful story on the impact of fasting

On the eve of the 40 Days for Life campaign kickoff, take an in-depth look at the other part of prayer. Fasting is a biblical and essential part of seeking God. This is especially true with regard to praying for the lives of the unborn. On this episode of the 40 Days for Life Podcast, Shawn, Steve, and Robert discuss the whys and hows of spiritual fasting so that you can be ready for the upcoming campaign.