Video Premiere – January 22, 2023

Lament for the Unborn

Lament for the Unborn pictures the tragic consequences of abortion for both mother and child. Pregnant women should be encouraged, supported, and protected, but instead many feel trapped, hopeless, and in despair. If those words describe how you feel, we want you to know there is hope and help available from a wonderful group of caring people. Your baby is precious and infinitely valuable in God’s eyes,  deserving of all the care necessary for a healthy and happy life. We would love to help you. 

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Have you have watched this video and wished there was more you could do to help preserve the sanctity of human life?  You may want to start simple by signing up for Save the Stork’s free 2 hour Start Course which will equip you to have a compassionate conversation with a person facing an unplanned pregnancy. Or you may want to volunteer your own time at a local pregnancy clinic. Please explore these ministries and resources to see how you can help.

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Lament for the Unborn exists because countless Christian creatives and generous donors believe God highly values human life. We also believe God led you to view this video and reflect on its message today. Whether you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and facing untold fears, or an activist who views the unborn child as nothing more than a clump of tissue, or a Christian looking for a way to make a difference, we hope you will take time to consider our message.


We speak as Christian creatives who lament the loss of life around us. Taking away life in the womb is a sin of infinite proportions. The act of abortion is rebellion against our Creator God who has implanted his image in every human being from the moment of conception (Psalm 139:13-16). Every lost life is like a shattered mirror that would have reflected God’s beautiful image in this broken world.


We may not be the ones who lift the scalpel, but the problem runs far deeper than direct involvement in abortion. Many have silently stood by for fear of being mocked. Others have harshly judged pregnant women who feel trapped in a world of broken promises and vicious threats. Instead of reaching out, we retreat. We may not commit the sin itself, but instead we omit our voice out of fear, indifference, idleness, or self-righteousness. There is a sense in which every American ought to feel responsible for our national tolerance of such great injustice. Lament for the Unborn calls us all to consider our own responsibility regarding the sin of abortion.

Even if we have not committed these sins, we still grieve the loss of life and model the attitude of repentance God requires. We know we often fail to love the people around us who are made in the image of God. And we invite everyone who will come to adopt this same mindset. We “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). Not one of us can plead innocent, even if our hands are clean from abortion, because humanity has fallen far short of God’s perfect, holy, and righteous standard in countless other ways. When Adam fell in the Garden of Eden, we fell with him. We are by nature broken and separated from God who created us for himself. We desperately need God to save us. As Augustine put it, “Our hearts are restless until we find our rest in You.”


If you have not experienced this life-transforming forgiveness, we beg you to cry out to God in the name of Jesus, claiming him as your substitute. It is impossible for us to know your personal experience, but we do realize the path of abortion leads down many winding paths of anguish.

Regardless of your experience, the good news of Jesus is true for everyone who repents and believes. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9). We know this is true from experience because we are sinners cut from the same cloth. Yet in Christ our filthy rags have been replaced with robes of righteousness, and we now live as new creatures in bright hope of a glorious future (Isaiah 61:10-11).


When a sinner turns to Jesus, God places that person on a path of healing to restore in them the image of his Son. We enjoy forgiveness, hope, peace, and much more in a new relationship with God. Until we reach heaven we still struggle with sin, but we do so knowing God has given us a new heart and is gradually restoring in us His perfect image (Romans 8:31-39).

We hope and pray you will carefully consider your relationship to God and turn to Jesus today. If you feel trapped and need to speak with someone who cares, or if you are interested in further ways you can help promote the sanctity of human life, please explore the resources listed on this page. We would love to help you.

It’s estimated that 63,459,781 babies have been aborted in the United States since 1973.

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