Welcome to Coffee with the Coalition!

Our virtual weekly discussions cover many topics surrounding pro-life apologetics, what’s going on in our community concerning outreach, prayer on the sidewalks, and help available for families in need. This is your opportunity as a Coalition for Life member/supporter to ask questions. Below you’ll find selections of some of the recorded discussions.

CoCo #43 – our Savior as an unborn baby

 

December 21st, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #43, which included the miracle of our Savior coming to us as an unborn baby through a young woman.

 

 

CoCo #41 – from the steps of SCOTUS

 

December 6th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #41, which included reports from those who were at the steps of the Supreme Court on Wednesday December 1st: Joe, Gavin and Abby; as well as various commentary of the oral arguments.

 

 

CoCo #40 – miracles, 40 in the Bible

 

November 29th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #40, the significance of 40 in the Bible – and sharing stories of local miracles as well as 40 Days for Life locations across the world!

 

 

CoCo #39 – Heartbeat and Dobbs status

 

November 22nd, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #39, with a special guest, Mary Elizabeth Castle of Texas Values, joining us to help answer questions about the Heartbeat Law status and the upcoming SCOTUS case Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health!

 

 

 

CoCo #36 – abortion industry scare tactics

 

October 18th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #36, scare tactics of the abortion industry to their workers, protocols that abortion workers have for protection, some abortion talking points and some thought experiments.

 

 

 

CoCo #35 – abortion is anti-family

 

October 12th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #35, where we discussed evidence of the determination of the abortion movement to tear down the family all together (from their own words)

 

 

 

CoCo #34 – abortion, climate change, overpopulation

 

October 4th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #34, where we discussed abortion, climate change, and overpopulation. How do we respond intelligently when these are used to justify abortion? Also a short reflection of the large pro-abortion rally at the capitol over the weekend.

 

 

 

CoCo #31 – pro-abortion women share abortion pill experiences

 

September 13th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #31, where we discussed a shocking and tragic thread from a recent Reddit post about a pro-abortion woman who describes her chemical abortion in detail, and the comments that followed – how do we respond to this?

 

 

 

CoCo #28 – human trafficking

 

August 16th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #28, where we discussed the
the strong connection between human trafficking and abortion.

 

 

 

CoCo #27 – back-alley abortions 

 

August 9th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #27, where we discussed the
‘back-alley abortion’ argument. How do we know the number of women who died from illegal abortions before Roe vs Wade? How do we respond?

 

 

 

CoCo #26 – pastors and abortion

 

August 2nd, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #26, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed pastors/clergy and abortion. What drives them to speak about or avoid speaking about abortion?

 

 

 

CoCo #24 – Celebrities and abortion 

 

July 12th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #24, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed celebrities endorsing abortion and celebreties condemning abortions – which do you know of? Does this make them more/less appealing in terms of their talents, or indifferent?

 

 

 

CoCo #23 – embryo adoption, IVF 

 

June 28th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #23, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed embryo adoption and the tangled web of issues resulting from IVF.

 

 

 

CoCo #21 – hearts, minds, laws (cont’d) 

 

June 14th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #21, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed (1)”changing hearts and minds” regarding abortion, vs (2) “legal protection of the unborn” – are we losing #1 and winning #2?

 

 

 

CoCo #20 – hearts, minds, laws

 

June 7th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #20, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed (1)”changing hearts and minds” regarding abortion, vs (2) “legal protection of the unborn” – are we losing #1 and winning #2?

 

 

 

CoCo #19 – recent laws passed

 

May 24th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #19, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed the Heartbeat Bill signed into law and the Human Life Protection Act (soon to be signed into law). Interesting discussion about incremental laws, punishing women, who was punished before Roe vs Wade was decided, and other thought provoking angles.

 

 

 

CoCo #17 – labels (cont’d)

 

April 26th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #17, Coffee with the Coalition, where we continued the discussion what does one mean when they say they’re “pro-life?” and religious vs other approaches to abortion. 

 

 

 

CoCo #16 – labels

 

April 19th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #16, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed “what does one mean when they say they’re ‘pro-life?'” Labels have become grayer and grayer…

 

 

 

CoCo #12 – stories, autonomy, uterus

 

March 15th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #16, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed a story of an encounter of a pro-abortion man from a nearby autoshop, another man who “wished his mother would have aborted him,” touched on bodily autonomy, and viewed a brief video of a man claiming “No Uterus, no opinion.”

 

 

 

CoCo #11 – stories

 

March 8th, 2021
by Coalition for Life

This is discussion #11, Coffee with the Coalition, where we discussed stories of specific conversations on the sidewalk and beyond, examples of how the abortion industry is EVERYWHERE, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and how it’s common for abortion supporters to falsely assume pro-lifers don’t care about other important issues (i.e. poverty, hunger).