Each week host Brad Mattes covers topics that provoke thought and promote awareness on life issues; covering topics as diverse as adoption, disabilities, abortion, cancer, stem cell treatments, medical technologies, and end-of-life care. Facing Life Head-On is filled with passion, personality, and life.
Dr. Donna Harrison is concerned that many women don’t know what side-effects they could be subjecting their bodies to when choosing to use hormonal contraception.
The story of Shelley Lubben and her experience with the sex. Her testimony paints a picture of intimidation, cruelty and life-altering physical risks.
Speaking of Motherhood is a group comprised of six moms who travel across the country and share their powerful testimonies of family and motherhood.
In part two, we hear from the women of Speaking of Motherhood talk about the multiple blessings and challenges that come with raising many children.
Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue spearheaded the investigation of 12 abortion mills in Texas.
Attorneys Greg Terra and Stephen Casey talk about the first forced abortion case they took on. Luckily it had a happy outcome.
When it comes to patients with traumatic brain injuries, Terri Schiavo said, “Where there’s life, there’s hope.” These are the stories of four courageous guests.
In part two of this powerful episode, Brad hears about the recoveries and current lives of our courageous guests.
The story of Michelle Kingsfield who at 12 weeks pregnant was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
Liz Carl shares her story of rape and pregnancy, stressing that even a horrific circumstance can result in happiness and love.
Lilliana Dennis is one year old and living with a chromosomal disorder called Trisomy 18.
Fostering or adopting a child with severe disabilities can be intimidating. But people like Pat McCollum are shining examples that anyone can rise to the challenge.
TV and video are powerful tools that can be used to reach tens of millions of people. And some pro-lifers are using these tools to great effect.
Former Cincinnati Reds All-Star Sean Casey has dedicated the last several years to raising funds to build a Miracle Field for special needs kids in Pittsburgh.
Healthy Visions is a week-long program for students that focuses on helping teenagers make better life decisions when it comes to dating, sex and self-image.
The couples in this story are living proof that it’s never to late to adopt and provide a child with a loving home and family.
Sue Enouen recently conducted some cutting edge research regarding Planned Parenthood’s targeting of minority populations.
Babies escape abortion more times than people realize and this episode puts faces to a growing segment of society know as abortion survivors.
Living Hope Maternity Home is providing a safe-haven and a hope for the future for many young girls facing unexpected pregnancies in Ethiopia.
The heartbreaking stories of young women in Living Hope Maternity; each end in the life of a precious new baby and a renewed spirit of hope.
Adoption Ministry 1:27 is an outreach of Youth With a Mission of Ethiopia that works to care for abandoned widows.
Together, the Belete brothers are working to enable elderly people and those with disabilities to lead better lives by providing for their basic needs.
In September of 2011, the hospital mandated that all nursing staff must participate in assessment and operative care for abortion patients. As a pro-lifer, Fe, along with 11 other pro-life nurses, sought the help of attorney Demetrios Stratis and Alliance Defending Freedom. With legal representation, they risked their jobs and stood up for their rights as protected by the federal conscience law.
Donna Campbell is a freshman Texas State Senator and the co-author of a bill that protects Texas unborn babies and their mothers.
Christa March, founder and president of Teen Mother Choices shares her passion to help teen mothers face and overcome challenges she encountered as a pregnant teenager.
Nancy Gianna founded GiGi’s Playhouse 10 years ago as a Down syndrome awareness and educational center.
Spurred by her own need for assistance, birth mother Mary Adams teamed up with Adoption Professionals in Cincinnati to form a support group for birth mothers.
The Sparkle Effect is a program that creates inclusive cheerleading and dance teams that bring together students with and without disabilities.
The stories of families with quads.
With over 55 million babies aborted, there’s a wounded generation of siblings dealing with anger and guilt over the loss of a sibling.
Christy Obie Barrett’s passion for children who’re searching for a forever family led her to found A Family for Every Child in 2007.
Nightlight Christian Adoptions is a full-service child placement agency in Los Angeles, California that pioneered the first embryo adoption program in 1997.
In today’s society, there’s a stigma associated with suicide. With more education, prevention and treatments, some of these lives could be saved.
Dr. Roberto Bolli is working to find new treatments by generating adult stem cells naturally found in a patient’s own heart.
Meet key pro-life leaders who understand what’s at stake for America and advance a strategy to bring freedom and strength back to our nation in 2016.
Heart for the Next Generation is a 4-day event in Dayton, Ohio geared at rallying the next generation of young people to boldly take a stand for life.
Miss You Can Do It is a national non-profit beauty pageant for girls and young women with special needs and challenges.
In part one, members of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition detail how the abortion industry is targeting African American women.
In part two, members outline tangible ways in which they’re working to educate the black community about how the abortion industry is targeting African American women.
Nita Belles is the Regional Director for Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans and oversees the Central Oregon Human Trafficking Task Force.
In part two of this powerful program, Sula Skiles tells her tragic story of being trafficked overseas while working as model.
Dr. Willke talks about how he and his wife, Barbara, felt compelled to start sharing the pro-life message in the late 1960s.
In part two, Dr. Willke talks about his continued pro-life work focusing on education and research through Life Issues Institute.
Hear from victims like Bill Elliott of South Carolina are seeing their plans cancelled or premiums astronomically increasing due to the new policy.
In part two, we hear more stories of those affected by Obamacare.