I Will Not Be Silent

Because of the number of reported abortions, chances are there are people you encounter every day who have had an abortion or have been affected in some sort of way. Our prayer is that they would know they are not alone – know they are not beyond hope, and embrace...
Her Only Option

Her Only Option

Gloria* came to our center knowing she was pregnant, but had her mind made up. She was alone, addicted to drugs, and working at a local strip club. Her other three children were living in a different state because she was not able to care for them right now. The...
Sharing Freedom and Showing Grace

Sharing Freedom and Showing Grace

The truth can set anyone free, but it is not just the truth alone that make individuals receptive to it. It is how the truth is communicated that makes a significant difference. As a sexual health educator, presenting in primarily public high schools and conveying a...
Hopelessness to Faithfulness

Hopelessness to Faithfulness

As one who has been peer-counseling for a couple years, I am continually learning and seeing the goodness of God with each client I encounter. Every client we receive is so vastly different. There is no telling who will walk through our doors. Some clients are so...
The Baby She Didn’t Know She Always Wanted

The Baby She Didn’t Know She Always Wanted

At First Image and within our Portland Pregnancy Resource Centers we work with women of all walks of life. Some come to us alone and single feeling like abortion is their only option, others are in domestic violence situations, many feel they have to choose between...