Last night, despite the promise of heavy rain, a plentiful crowd of pro-life warriors gathered on the city sidewalk to kick off Birmingham’s Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign. Gathering in front of the city’s last abortion facility, Planned Parenthood, pro-lifers from across the Birmingham area joined in songs of worship, prayer, and some faithful encouragement from special guest David Bereit, National Director of 40 Days for Life.
Bereit shared several stories from his journey with 40 Days, including the initial period of prayer and fasting that he, Shawn Carney, and others participated in to seek God on the power of prayer in the pro-life movement. Since then, the fruit of their labor has been made clear, with over 300 cities participating in this year’s campaign!
Other leaders from the community included: