Making the Most of Your Conference Experience

Tracie Shellhouse and Beth Diemert share suggestions and pointers from their conference experiences to ensure that you make friends, memories, and post-conference plans that will have immediate and long-term effects on your ministry and personal development. Click here for information on Heartbeat International’s Annual Conference!

Click here for Tracie’s article on The True Value of Virtual Conference

Staying Authentic in Digital Spaces: How to Show Empathy through Text and Chat

Listen in as a few of our consultants from Option Line, a 24/7 pregnancy helpline, share their approach to demonstrating compassion and care through digital channels such as online chat and texting. In today’s world, where texting has become a preferred mode of communication, Option Line has adapted to these new trends while maintaining the same level of empathy and support. Through their innovative use of digital communication while following the steps of the Love Approach, they have made it easier for people to access the help they need, when they need it most.

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The Power of Writing for Pro-Life Advocacy

Karen Ingle has been using her gift of writing to promote the mission of her local pregnancy center, which inspired her to pen a novel based on the transformative stories that occur through the work of pregnancy help organizations. Karen emphasizes the power of writing to ignite a passion for pro-life issues and motivate people to take action.

Life Coaching for Moms

Lauren Loboda of crisispregnancysupport.com shares about the benefits of life coaching for women facing an unexpected pregnancy. Through this free 12 week online course, moms can learn life skills and mindset coaching from other moms and professionals who want to support them in their parenting journey. Lauren and her team created this program as a response to the Dobbs decision, when she decided to use her calling as a life coach to offer free virtual coaching for moms.

Contact Lauren at lauren@lifecoachmama.com or visit www.crisispregnancysupport.com.

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Healing for Clients and Staff after Loss

In honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Christa Brown, Director of Medical Impact at Heartbeat International and Sara West, Director of Clinics at the Institute of Reproductive Grief Care discuss the ways that pregnancy help organizations can walk alongside families experiencing loss. Learn about the resources available to clients to help them grieve and heal, as well as how to create a plan for your team to avoid compassion fatigue and burnout.

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Mentoring – Everyone Needs a Miss Lu in their Life

Betty McDowell interviews her longtime friend and mentor, Lu, about the qualities needed to both minister to someone else and to be ministered to. At 90 years old, Lu has spent much of her life mentoring others and knows the sacrifices and blessings that come along with that calling.

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Unplanned Grandparenting

Tammy Daughtry, founder of CoParenting International, joins Christine Grimmett to share how her own family of origin story has inspired her to reach out to parents who are facing unplanned grandparenting. There are many fears that your client faces, especially when it comes to telling her own parents about her pregnancy. Tammy talks about the ways your ministry can work to strengthen those family relationships and help each parent and grandparent look to the future with hope, recognizing the gift of each life.

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Understanding the Safe Haven Option

Heather Burner, Executive Director of the National Safe Haven Alliance talks with Option Line Director, Nafisa Kennedy, about what the NSHA is and walks us through what a parent would experience if they choose Safe Haven. Listen in to find out how the NSHA works with pregnancy centers and adoption agencies and how you can help support their work! Visit www.nationalsafehavenalliance.org to learn more.

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Tools to Reach More Clients with a Message of Sexual Integrity

Beth Diemert introduces us to Dr. Joe Malone and Lori Kuykendall, who are experts in the field of sexual integrity and sexual wellness. In this episode, you’ll hear about the science behind relationship bonding, and how we can use this truth to help clients understand God’s plan for relationships and marriage. We also have some exciting news about how you can learn directly from Dr. Joe and Lori this fall!

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Let’s Talk Modern Adoption

Beth Diemert interviews Heather Featherston from Lifetime Adoption about how the culture and recent legislation provides us the opportunity to shed light on what modern adoption looks like. Heather speaks about the common misconceptions surrounding adoption, and shares how you can have the conversation about adoption with your client in a way that empowers her to make the best decision for her and her child.

Contact Lifetime Adoption at 800-923-6784 or www.lifetimeadoption.com

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