September 28, 2011 ( – It’s just the first day of the 40 Days for Life campaign … and I’ve already got great news to share! Let’s get right to it.


The 40 Days for Life team in Columbia holds its vigils outside a Planned Parenthood center that is the only abortion location between St. Louis and Kansas City.

Last Thursday—less than a week before the start of the campaign—the abortionist quit!


This is not the first time this has happened. Planned Parenthood in Columbia has gone through six different abortionists during the past two and a half years—and this facility has gone months at a time with NO ABORTIONS—including times DURING 40 Days for Life campaigns.

“Praise the Lord!” said Kathy in Columbia. “We know that God will do many miracles these 40 days!”

Planned Parenthood is referring women to its facility in St. Louis, so the prayers will continue in Columbia—and in St. Louis as well.


Rosario is one of two cities in Argentina taking part in 40 Days for Life for the first time. “We have worked hard in order to adapt it to our culture,” said Gabriela in Rosario, “maintaining at the same time the core elements.”

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Argentineans are enthusiastic about praying and fasting for an end to abortion, she said, “and I think this will be THE key element of our first-time campaign.”

For now, Gabriela said, the goal is to get the word out. “And God is certainly helping us to achieve this goal!”


Yesterday, I mentioned 301 locations for this campaign—and the importance of another number … ONE.

Right after I wrote that message, I got a campaign update from Mary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The subject of her 40 Days for Life e-mail? “The power of one.”

“David, when he went up against the giant Goliath, was one of the least likely ones to stand a chance,” Mary wrote. “But he had faith in God! He had five smooth stones. And with God, it only took him ONE!”

The Sioux Falls update closes with an invitation, which I now extend to YOU!

Do you want to make a difference to end abortion over these next 40 days? Then ACT!

Join the vigil closest to you or call just one person and ask them if they will join you during 40 Days for Life. Invite others to get our e-mail updates by signing up at:


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