Focus on the Family recently shared Pastor Shane Idleman’s abortion story. His willingness to share such a painful experience with the world was brave. We believe many can relate to Shane’s story.
This is extremely difficult for me to write—I shed many tears, contemplated deleting it, and prayed diligently for direction. Approximately 22 years ago, as a prodigal, I conceded to my girlfriend’s request to abort our child around the 5th week. The pain of that decision still haunts me today.