Pro-choice people often accuse pro-life Christians of being hypocrites, charging that we don’t really believe what we say we believe, evidenced by the fact that some Christians have abortions, among other things. Hypocrisy is a rhetorically powerful charge, effectively silencing many Christians from saying anything about the issue of abortion.
It’s our view that some pro-choice accusations of pro-life hypocrisy are unfair, but that some of their charges are fair. In this episode, we discuss both categories.
- Click here to download Matt Troupe’s sermon that started us thinking about abortion, the church and hypocrisy.
- Buy the book that Josh referenced on church statistics that indicate that perhaps Christians have less abortions than are indicated by Guttmacher studies: Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites…and Other Lies You’ve Been Told: A Sociologist Shatters Myths From the Secular and Christian Media
- Matt Troupe is the pastor of Free Grace Church in Clovis, CA.
- Tyrone Carter is the pastor of Aphesis Apostolic Ministries in Fresno, CA.
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LifeNews.com Note: Josh Brahm is the educational director for Right to Life of Central California and the host of Life Report, also a LifeNews pro-life video feature. Find more episodes of Life Report at ProLifePodcast.net.