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The Empowered Advocate is a podcast by Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center. This podcast exists to equip and empower listeners to be advocates for life at every stage. Staff and guests discuss the major topics faced by pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) and those who identify as pro-life. Topics include: abortion, adoption, client stories, sexual ethics, biblical sexuality, sidewalk advocacy, volunteering, cultural trends, and more.

The Empowered Advocate is a podcast by Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center. This podcast exists to equip and empower listeners to be advocates for life at every stage. Staff and guests discuss the major topics faced by pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) and those who identify as pro-life. Topics include: abortion, adoption, client stories, sexual ethics, biblical sexuality, sidewalk advocacy, volunteering, cultural trends, and more.
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The Empowered Advocate is a podcast by Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center. This podcast exists to equip and empower listeners to be advocates for life at every stage. Staff and guests discuss the major topics faced by pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) and those who identify as pro-life. Topics include: abortion, adoption, client stories, sexual ethics, biblical sexuality, sidewalk advocacy, volunteering, cultural trends, and more.

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Episodes

E009: The Impact of Adoption, Part 2 - Q&A with Chad & Holly Cooke

5/20/2019
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Chad & Holly Cooke talk about their professional and personal experience with adoption. Holly has a masters in Marriage and Family Counseling, and Chad has his doctorate in counseling and is a licensed professional counselor in North Carolina. The Cookes adopted their first son from Ethiopia, had two biological sons, and are currently in the process of a domestic adoption. The Cookes share about the impact of adoption on the family. 0:30 - What are some of the differences between pursuing...

Duration:00:16:00

E008: The Impact of Adoption, Part 1 - Q&A with Chad & Holly Cooke

5/20/2019
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Chad & Holly Cooke talk about their professional and personal experience with adoption. Holly has a masters in Marriage and Family Counseling, and Chad has his doctorate in counseling and is a licensed professional counselor in North Carolina. The Cookes adopted their first son from Ethiopia, had two biological sons, and are currently in the process of a domestic adoption. The Cookes share about the impact of adoption on the family. Time stamps: 1:00 - Meet Chad & Holly Cooke 2:30 - The...

Duration:00:35:21

E007: Sidewalk Advocacy - An Insider's Look

5/1/2019
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Carla Stowers, team leader for the GPCC sidewalk advocacy team, gives an insider’s perspective on what actually takes place on the sidewalk outside of Greensboro’s abortion facility. Carla shares her story about how she got involved as an advocate despite initially saying there was “no way” she’d ever serve in such a role. Carla talks about the dynamics between pregnancy center volunteers and abortion facility volunteers, the strong community she’s built with her fellow advocates, and shares...

Duration:00:31:44

E005: God & Sex Forum, Part 1 - Transgenderism, with Keynote Dr. Neil Stewart

4/18/2019
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We live amidst an age of tremendous confusion— confusion about the most basic questions of life. Who am I? What am I? What defines my existence? Am I more than a soup of chemicals wrapped up in a sack of skin, and the dancing of my genes? In this lecture, Dr. Stewart explores these and other questions from the perspective of man made in the image of God. Here is the only foundation on which to build a cohesive understanding of the identity, dignity, responsibility, and glory of human beings....

Duration:00:47:19

E006: God & Sex Forum, Part 2 - Transgenderism Panel Discussion

4/18/2019
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The God & Sex Forum is an annual event hosted by Students for Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center and Ratio Christi at UNC Greensboro. This year’s topic is transgenderism. To hear keynote speaker Dr. Neil Stewart’s address, check out God & Sex Forum: Transgenderism Part 1. This episode is a panel discussion answering questions that were texted in during the event. Panelists are: Dr. Neil Stewart; Cameron Hodge (author, small business owner); and Logan Thomas (UNCG student). ----- 2:43 -...

Duration:01:05:16

E004: How to Defend the Pro-Life Position

4/14/2019
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How do we defend the pro-life position? Today we discuss how to use a tool called SLED in order to make a convincing argument against abortion in a clear and concise way. You can read more about SLED on Stand to Reason’s website at str.org. ------------- 1:00 - Why do we not engage others on the issue of abortion? 2:50 - Going into a conversation with the right attitude and motivation 13:11 - SLED: The unborn differs from the born in only four ways. None of those ways are good reasons...

Duration:00:50:24

E003: Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy as a Christian

3/13/2019
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When someone close to us learns they are pregnant unexpectedly, what is the appropriate biblical response? Should that response be any different if the mother is a believer? Mary Kate White joins us and shares her personal experience of finding out she was unexpectedly pregnant with twins. What followed was a high risk pregnancy, an earlier-than-expected wedding date, and months in the NICU with her two daughters. Mary Kate shares how her faith and a solid support network of family and...

Duration:00:41:50

E002: Common Myths About Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs)

3/13/2019
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Today Mary Holloman and Client Services Director, Deanna Jewell, tackle an article from Cosmopolitan that came out in February 2019. The article is titled, “Fake Health Clinics are Tricking College Students.” The article makes several claims about pregnancy resource centers that are quite startling. So we sit down to respond to each claim and to present an accurate picture of what our PRC actually does. 1:45 - Claim #1: PRCs show graphic images of abortions and STDs to clients and tell...

Duration:00:31:17

E001: Meet GPCC - The 'Why' Behind Advocacy for Women

3/13/2019
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Interviewed on the pilot episode of The Empowered Advocate are Carter Mundy (Associate Executive Director) and Deanna Jewell (Client Services Director). Carter, Deanna, and Mary discuss the inner workings of the Care Center and the motivation by behind why we serve the community. 0:00 Intros and welcome to The Empowered Advocate! 3:35 - Deanna shares about all our services, including pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, STD testing, classes, and material resources--all free of charge. 6:00...

Duration:00:24:20