“Big Tech” and the Pro-Life Movement: Setting the Example of Human Dignity in a Secular World

The Information Technology sector (Big Tech) is the largest sector of our economy, worth more than 7 TRILLION dollars in the US alone. The 2016 election cycle and Trump’s triumph caused a panic and pullback from the largest members in this sector. Motivated now by fear of others’ values and politics, Big Tech wants to […]

What is Options United?

Options United’s 10th anniversary is fast approaching. In these 10 days leading up to our birthday (September 9th, 2019), we are celebrating all that God has done through Options United. You may be wondering…  What is Options United? How do we fit into the pro-life industry? What makes us different? We’re not your typical brick-and-mortar […]

How Options United Was Founded

I have often been asked, “Why did you start Options United?” Two experiences, in particular, led me down this road. While researching for a paper on phenomenology & morality (seriously!) I came across a piece in First Things magazine called A Failure to Communicate by Paul Swope. Mr. Swope was reviewing research done by Dr. […]

Summer Trip – Seeing Things as Created

As we descended from the high elevation of the Cascades and the Sierras and down into the desert, I couldn’t help sensing a powerful metaphor in the making.  We were heading from the peace of mountains, deep, cold rivers and back to the desert where the hard, dry work awaited; from paradise and peace into […]

Pro-life: Fractured, Political or United in Purpose

Pro-life: Fractured, Political or United in Purpose Too often the pro-life movement is reduced to politics when in fact it is much more. A Wall Street Journal article (read) states that the pro-life movement is fracturing.  It is fracturing, according to them, because state law initiatives diverge from national legal strategies that seek incremental gains.  […]