Press Release: New Pro-Life Book Releases April 12

For Immediate Release
Name of Press Contact: Cheryl Krichbaum

Date: April 1, 2019—no foolin’!
Contact: facesofabortion.com/contact.html

New Pro-Life Book Releases April 12

  • Endorsed by Abby Johnson and Kim Ketola
  • Story of surviving life tests, striving to fix life tests, then thriving through life tests by worshiping in Word and worship music
  • Introduces how to talk to the abortion-minded

Media kit at facesofabortion.com/retestedmedia.html

Sterling, VA – ReTested: The Story of a Post-Abortive Woman Called to Change the Conversation by Cheryl Krichbaum releases Friday, April 12.ReTested book cover

 “My joy was sucked out of me right along with my baby, and I have been fighting to get it back ever since.” ~Chapter 2

Endorsed by Abby Johnson (“Unplanned” movie) and Kim Ketola (Cradle My Heart), ReTested is the first book in the Faces of Abortion Series, the pro-life response to #shoutyourabortion.

Whereas #shoutyourabortion aims to justify abortion stories, the Faces of Abortion Series shares stories not to justify what women have done but to explain how their thinking led them to abort. In ReTested, Cheryl shares her own story with sadness, shame, and regret because there is no justification for shedding innocent blood.

But if pro-life Christians are going to love women over the life line, then we need people like Cheryl explaining what abortion does to women, how it drains vitality (Psalm 32:4), and how women need healing through the forgiveness of Jesus Christ to be completely restored and living life abundantly.

“I was okay right up until my baby was gone. I could feel my face fall. I wasn’t okay any more.” ~Chapter 2

The book is not just about abortion but also about dealing with family member’s mental illness and about worshiping God through all of life’s tests. You’ll find interview questions and background information about all these topics at facesofabortion.com/retestedmedia.html

ReTested includes over 100 Bible citations in the Appendix in addition to as many verses within chapters. You’ll also find references to additional resources, including Care Net, Surrendering the Secret, And Then There Were None, and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI).

ReTested is available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble in hard cover, soft cover, and e-book. The audio book will be released at a later date.

Cheryl Krichbaum is an author and speaker who equips Christians to share compassionately with the abortion-minded so that abortion by church attendees is reduced from 36% to zero.
CherylKrichbaum.blog @CherylKrichbaum

So I Saw the Movie “Unplanned”

Dear Christian Sisters and Brothers,

If you haven’t seen the movie “Unplanned,” do it. It’s well made. It’s real. It’s going to change you and the people you invite to go with you. (Find a theater.)

I took my family to see “Unplanned” last night. I read Abby Johnson‘s book. I had to see the movie.

Afterward, my 15 year old asked me in the kindest way he knew how: “Mom, how can you live with yourself knowing what you did?” I said:

“Only through the love of Christ.”

unplannedBut, last night in the theater was the first that I saw what I did. I made myself watch it. I needed to see it so that I wouldn’t forget what I did to my daughter.

During that scene and thinking about my Joy being sucked away, or “beamed up” as the doctor flippantly said, God whispered in my ear “Forgiven” and reminded me that I will see my daughter when I return to heaven.

Will all post-abortive women see their children some day? Only if they choose Christ.

You can help them. Please speak the truth in love so that women are attracted to Christ when they hear you talk about abortion, and remember to tell everyone that post-abortion healing is available. (I did Surrendering the Secret.)

You never know who is listening or reading your social media post.

In Christ,

Cheryl

P.S. The link to Abby’s book is an affiliate link, which means that at no cost to you, I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase. Any remuneration that I receive from affiliate links helps to pay for my three websites: CherylKrichbaum.blog, MybodyMyworship.org, and FacesofAbortion.com.

Movie Rated R for Abortion Scenes

Dear Christian Sisters,

The movie “Unplanned” is rated R for scenes of abortion. How ironic is that?

While the filmmakers were certain they were making a PG-13 film, the MPAA has informed them that it will, in fact, be rated R unless all scenes of abortions are removed or altered.

Check out the story by The Hollywood Reporter.

My opinion? If your children are receiving sex education, then they should see “Unplanned.” I will be taking my pre-teen and teen boys.

Be sure to check out the movie trailer, and put March 29 on your calendar as movie night.

In Christ,

Cheryl

Watch Your Words as You Comment on the New York Late-Term Abortion Legislation

Remember how Jesus talked to the Woman at the Well?

Dear Christian Sisters,

The news that New York has legalized late-term abortions once again has everyone in an uproar. I just ask that you comment on articles with love and logic.

I wasn’t feeling well yesterday, so I sat on my couch and read all sorts of comments on news posts while my friends sent me private messages asking me for advice on how to respond to people.

I can’t help but get involved in the conversation because I have so much to say about what abortion does to women, and it didn’t take long for someone who disagrees with me to comment in return.

Except that she didn’t just comment—she yelled and swore. I did not. I responded with logical explanations.

Her comments devolved into twisting my words. I politely pointed out what I really said and pointed her back to my original comment. I also asked that she talk to me without swear words and without telling me where to go.

When she couldn’t argue with me anymore, she left the conversation.

That’s what I want to encourage you to do. Stay in the conversation but do so gracefully and with love. My words will stay with that woman. My words were seeds. I pray that the Lord will water and grow those seeds into love for the Savior.

Our goal is to love others over the life line.

I was loved over the life line by my husband Russ and by Christ, as you’ll soon read in my first book, ReTested.

Abby Johnson, author of the book and soon-to-be-released movie “Unplanned,” was loved over the life line by her husband, parents, and the 40 Days for Life. It can be done, and we should be the ones doing it.

Remember how Jesus talked to the Woman at the Well? He spoke truth to her, and she didn’t recoil but instead was honored as one of the first to be told directly that He is the Christ.

As Christians, we are called to be Christ followers. That means doing like He did. Let us love them so much that they want to become pro-life Christians.

In Christ,

Cheryl

Part 6: Abortion & Revival

Dear Christian Sisters,

When pastors and prayer leaders talk about revival, they usually quote 2 Chronicles 7:14:

“and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”
2 Chronicles 7:14 NASB

Have you ever noticed that this verse is an if/then statement?

If God’s people:

  • humble themselves
  • seek His face (not just His hand)
  • turn from their wicked ways

Then God will:

  • hear from heaven
  • forgive their sin
  • heal their land

If we want revival, then we need to pray about abortion in humbleness while seeking His face and turning from our wicked ways.

You may be saying, “Turning from our wicked ways? But I haven’t had an abortion!”

Perhaps not. But I ask you this: Have you done the very thing that causes most of the unwanted pregnancies?

That is, have you had premarital sex?

Premarital Sex & the Church

I do not know what the statistics are, but given how pervasive premarital sex is in our culture, I would guess that the number is large. How is it that we cast judgment on women for being pregnant out of wedlock when we ourselves have had premarital sex?

We cannot go before the throne of God and plead with Him to save unwanted babies if we have not repented for our premarital or extramarital sex ourselves.

Some of you may wonder if it was okay to have sex with a man and then marry him. No! It was not okay for me to have premarital sex with either of my husbands. Hebrews 13:4 says:

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

“Fornicators” is translated from “pornos,” the root of our word “pornography.” “Pornos” includes male/gay prostitution and sex between two people not married to each other.

“Adulterers” is translated from “moichos” and means exactly what you think it means: unfaithfulness to your spouse.

If you are one of the few who have not had premarital or extramarital sex, then pray in mourning for our country and the world anyway because we have a culture of sex. Most of us are complicit in the culture of sex by watching movies and TV shows, buying magazines, and looking at things on the Internet/social media.

Safe Sex

If you think it was okay for you to have premarital sex because you had safe sex, that is, because you used birth control, let me tell you: I used to say that. The truth is, women get pregnant on birth control.

Do you know who Abby Johnson is of the ministry called And Then There Were None? She is a former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic who turned pro-life. She says that most of the women who came into her clinic got pregnant on birth control.

Some people think that if you take the pill 100% correctly, then you won’t get pregnant. Others say that you can still pregnant.

The issue is not whether you had “safe sex.”
The issue is whether we were obedient to Christ.

The Bible does not say, “It’s okay to have sex out of wedlock if you use birth control.”

The Bible does say “the two shall become one” and “the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body with her” (go read it at 1 Corinthians 6:16).

Jesus said, “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments” (John 14:15).

The point is not whether we should use birth control. The point is that God calls us to purity.

There is nothing in the New Testament that releases you from the Old Testament laws about sex.

Pray As If We’re All in This Together

Nehemiah and Daniel both prayed in confession of the people’s sin—not in self-righteousness but in an attitude of “we’re all in this together.”

Let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer of Your servant which I am praying before You now, day and night, on behalf of the sons of Israel Your servants, confessing the sins of the sons of Israel which we have sinned against You; I and my father’s house have sinned.
Nehemiah 1:6 NASB

Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame, as it is this day—to… those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.
Daniel 9:7 NASB

Daniel 9:(3)4-19 makes a great prayer for our nation! Consider praying this as if you wrote it:

Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments, we have sinned, committed iniquity, acted wickedly and rebelled, even turning aside from Your commandments and ordinances. Moreover, we have not listened to Your servants the prophets, who spoke in Your name to our kings, our princes, our fathers and all the people of the land.

Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame… Open shame belongs to us, O Lord, to our kings, our princes and our fathers, because we have sinned against You. To the Lord our God belong compassion and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against Him; nor have we obeyed the voice of the LORD our God, to walk in His teachings which He set before us through His servants the prophets.

Indeed all Israel has transgressed Your law and turned aside, not obeying Your voice; so the curse has been poured out on us, along with the oath which is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, for we have sinned against Him. Thus He has confirmed His words which He had spoken against us and against our rulers who ruled us, to bring on us great calamity; for under the whole heaven there has not been done anything like what was done to Jerusalem.

As it is written in the law of Moses, all this calamity has come on us; yet we have not sought the favor of the LORD our God by turning from our iniquity and giving attention to Your truth. Therefore the LORD has kept the calamity in store and brought it on us; for the LORD our God is righteous with respect to all His deeds which He has done, but we have not obeyed His voice.

And now, O Lord our God, who… have made a name for Yourself, as it is this day-we have sinned, we have been wicked.

O Lord, in accordance with all Your righteous acts, let now Your anger and Your wrath turn away from (our land). So now, our God, listen to the prayer of Your servant and to his supplications, and for Your sake, O Lord, let Your face shine on Your desolate sanctuary. O my God, incline Your ear and hear! Open Your eyes and see our desolations…

For we are not presenting our supplications before You on account of any merits of our own, but on account of Your great compassion. O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, listen and take action! For Your own sake, O my God, do not delay, because… Your people are called by Your name.

In Christ,

Cheryl

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