The 40 Days for Life team in Atlanta kicked off its campaign with several events ? including a prayer service, a rally and a baby shower.

Katharine O'Brien, 40 Days for Life?s director of youth and Hispanic outreach (third from the left in the photo above), spoke to the group, giving an update on the campaign and the mission?s newest initiatives.

Margarita, the local coordinator, offered ?a big thank you to First Alliance Church and Ready to Go Ministries and all who participated in tons of great food, gifts and prayer? at the baby shower.

?I sensed a nudge from the Lord," she said, "that He desires to use our public prayer vigil -- and the prayers and fasting of all who join us from home -- to pour out His mercy and grace? on all who are caught up in the abortion agenda.


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.