Applications are open: We are accepting applications to lead the February 14-March 24 40 Days for Life campaign until December 20 at 11:59 p.m. Sign up to lead your community in 40 days of prayer and fasting, community outreach, and peaceful vigil at:

40 Days for Life University has trained more than 1,300 prayer warriors to have The Most Important Conversation in the World with abortion-bound women on sidewalks around the world.

By popular demand, our Sidewalk Outreach training program is now available to be shown in group settings.

Train your 40 Days for Life team, student group, church respect life committee, or other group of pro-lifers in-person with our video-based Sidewalk Outreach course by visiting:

The group course starts at $100 for a group of five--and $20 for each additional viewer. When your application to host a group Sidewalk Outreach training is approved, you'll get:

  • Access to six video-based training modules that equip your group to empower women to choose life at the last, desperate moment;
  • A copy of What to Say When: The Complete New Guide to Discussing Abortion, printed supplemental materials, and a $10 gift card for for each paid viewer;
  • Online access for all paid viewers to review the Sidewalk Outreach training course on their personal devices.

For additional information or to submit your application for the group Sidewalk Outreach training course, visit:

Our Sidewalk Outreach curriculum will teach you:

  • The spiritual foundations of Sidewalk Outreach;
  • How to interact with abortion-minded women;
  • What to say--and NOT say--to abortion workers;
  • Tips for conversing with men, non-abortion clients, and passersby you meet at your local abortion facility;
  • The legal principles of Sidewalk Outreach.

If you want to learn how to do Sidewalk Outreach as an individual, you don't need a group. Just visit:

Group training is available to U.S. residents only.

Shawn Carney, President/CEO

In addition to co-founding 40 Days for Life, Shawn is one of the most sought-after pro-life speakers, addressing audiences coast-to-coast and internationally. He has executive produced award-winning pro-life documentaries. Shawn co-authored the #1 top-rated Christian book: 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done ... Imagine What He Can Do and also wrote The Beginning of the End of Abortion.