February 22, 2017
One of the pieces that is especially attractive to a pastor is that Alternatives is pastoral in the way that it reaches out to the community. Very gentle-hearted. Very much involved in listening to the hearts of people. And reaching to their deepest need and seeking to minister in that place and in that […]
January 16, 2017
I had just gone home, taken a test, and it said I was pregnant. And I started crying. I thought, I can’t have this baby. I didn’t know who the father was. I had been in an on-and-off abusive relationship, and I knew I needed to end it and get out. So when I called […]
November 8, 2016
I didn’t know what the next step was going to bring, but I knew abortion was wrong and that I’d have to live with that… and I’d already been down that path before. So I came to Alternatives very broken and wounded. I didn’t trust people, and I was pretty lost. But the thing is, […]
October 25, 2016
I thought — I’m not going to survive this. How could God let this happen? I kept looking at that little Alternatives flyer on the wall at the shelter. They always told me I needed to go. But I was living in a lot of fear. During this time, I was trying to decide what […]
September 29, 2016
We had a pretty good hunch that we were pregnant; my girlfriend and I. She said we need to go to this place.
October 21, 2015
I knew even before I called the baby’s dad how he would react and how he would want to handle it.
October 14, 2015
I was planning to go off to college, to the western slope to play softball and it seemed like I had the world in the palms of my hands, and less than 24 hours before leaving for college I got the news and found out that I was with child and that was the basic […]
October 10, 2015
She was an unplanned pregnancy. Before I found out I was having her, I did not want children at all.
October 1, 2015
I’m a seventeen-year-old senior who is the head girl of my school. I’m in charge of student counsel. I’m the fifth out of seven children. I have a lot of scholarships. I run track. And I have a 3.7 GPA and basically everybody looks up to me and they see me as the perfect role […]