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The Pro-Life Issues No One Marches For, with Jenny Summers and Dr. Kathryn Butler

Are you pro-life? Or just anti-abortion? You’ll discover what a trained trauma surgeon and mother of seven have in common in this episode of Grounded and expand your perspective on what it means to celebrate life.

Episode Notes

“You Have A Pro-Life Story to Tell, with Ryan and Bethany Bomberger” Grounded episode

Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care by Dr. Kathryn Butler

“Learning to Value Life: Fausto and Laura’s Story” series


Dannah Gresh: Are you pro-life or just anti-abortion? I'm Dannah Gresh, and this is Grounded, a production of Revive Our Hearts.

Portia Collins: And I am Portia Collins.

Erin Davis: I'm Erin Davis. And here's why this episode matters. You're going to hear from two guests, each with a unique perspective on what it means to celebrate life. I'm going to tell you, they might not be the pro-life advocates you'd expect. Because …

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About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is an author, blogger, and speaker who loves to see women of all ages run to the deep well of God’s Word. She is the author of many books and Bible studies including: 7 Feasts, Connected, Beautiful Encounters, and the My Name Is Erin series. She serves on the ministry team of Revive Our Hearts. When she’s not writing, you can find Erin chasing chickens and children on her small farm in the Midwest.

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like an answer to her prayer.

Dannah is the founder of True Girl which provides tools for moms and grandmothers to disciple their 7–12 year-old girls. On Monday nights, you’ll find Dannah hosting them in her online Bible study. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including Ruth: Becoming a Girl of Loyalty, Lies Girls Believe, and a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. She and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher and writer/blogger who enjoys studying and teaching Scripture.  Portia is the founder of "She Shall Be Called" (SSBC), a women’s ministry centered on helping women understand and embrace true biblical womanhood through solid study of God's Word. To learn more about SSBC, visit  Portia and her husband, Mikhail, have a daughter and currently live in the Mississippi Delta. 

About the Guests

Jenny Summers

Jenny Summers

Wife of Todd and mother of eight beautiful children, Jenny Summers serves as the Executive Director of Pregnancy Resource Clinic in State College, PA. She attends Centre Church, loves gardening, walking, and cooking for her family and guests. She is passionate about life!

Kathryn Butler

Kathryn Butler

Kathryn Butler is a trauma surgeon turned writer and homeschooling mom. She earned her MD from Columbia University, and trained in surgery and critical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where she served on staff before leaving clinical practice in 2016. She writes regularly for and the Gospel Coalition, and is the author of multiple books from Crossway, including Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care; Glimmers of Grace: A Doctor's Reflections on Faith, Suffering, and the Goodness of God, and the forthcoming Dream Keeper Saga, a series of middle-grade fantasy novels with Christian themes.