A prayer request from the 40 Days for Life team in Virginia Beach shows the level of stress faced by a woman dealing with an unexpected pregnancy.

They?ve asked for prayer for a young woman who feels completely overwhelmed by her situation. Volunteers have offered help ? but she was still scheduled to return to Planned Parenthood. ?Please pray that God will see her through this uncertain time.?

The Virginia Beach volunteers are also praying for a young couple, that they ?will follow through on the most selfless decision to birth their baby and make another couple's dreams come true through adoption.?

In addition, the team received affirmation that their presence and prayers really do matter. "A couple stopped by to thank us for being there," one of the vigil participants said. "Ten years ago someone praying in front of the abortion clinic where the woman had made an appointment changed her mind and saved their beloved son."


With 40 Days for Life, David wears many hats. Prior to joining the 40 Days for Life team, he was an award-winning radio and TV journalist. He has also served as a board member for a pregnancy help center and as publications director for a major national pro-life organization.