Training Pro-Life Advocates to Think Clearly, Reason Honestly, and Argue Persuasively

LATEST ARTICLE: Examining Thomson’s Views on Fetal Personhood

Thomson is best known for her violinist argument, but she also responds to the “most common argument” for personhood. Is her acorn analogy convincing?

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LATEST PODCAST: An Analysis of HBO’s “Unpregnant” Film

It’s our first podcast with Emily Albrecht, the co-president of St. Olaf Students for Life and our next speaker/writer/coach! Josh and Emily discuss the recent HBO film “Unpregnant” because there are themes taught in this movie that may influence some of your conversations with pro-choice people who have seen it.

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LATEST VIDEO: Apologist Reacts to Debate Scenes: Lion King & Frozen 2

Apologist Josh Brahm watches scenes from The Lion King and Frozen 2, noting the things we should and should not emulate in our dialogues. He ultimately offers 12 practical dialogue tips to help YOU have better conversations!

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One Thing Every Pastor Can Do to Prevent Abortions in Their Congregation

I’d like to suggest one minimal leadership decision that any pastor or parish priest can make that is likely to save lives within their congregations: make a public commitment on behalf of the whole church that they will treat women who become pregnant with grace and compassion instead of shame and rejection.

Click below to read about this idea, practical tips for sharing the idea with your pastor, as well as a pledge for pastors to take.

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Purchase the Equipped for Life Course!

Just two months after starting Equal Rights Institute, Josh and Timothy Brahm gave their first seminar together on pro-life dialogue. In order for that to be possible, they had to very quickly take their growing body of original content and combine it with the most helpful tools they had learned from other pro-life leaders.

From August 2014 to August 2016 only about four hundred individuals had the opportunity to experience ERI’s full seminar in pro-life dialogue. Until now.

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Check Our Speaking Availability

We travel the country giving speeches related to practical dialogue tips, relational apologetics, and rigorous philosophy.

Learn about our most requested topics, read endorsements and see where we’ve spoken before…

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Equal Rights Institute Turns Six

We just marked the six-year anniversary of the launch of Equal Rights Institute. It’s been an amazing year.

I’ve already updated our GuideStar profile this year, earning their platinum rating for the second year in a row, the highest transparency rating a non-profit can attain.

Click below to see a photo gallery of our favorite memories from the last year…

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Learn About Our Advisory Board!

We’ve purposefully put together an advisory board of people whose advice we not only respect, but who have a diverse set of experiences and areas of expertise. By having all of these people speaking into what we’re doing on an ongoing basis, we’re confident that we can direct Equal Rights Institute into becoming the best that it can be.

This advisory board is different than our Board of Directors, who meet quarterly to provide accountability, go over our financial reports, and make the decisions that only a Board of Directors can make. In contrast, the members of the Board of Advisors will meet with Josh one-on-one at least once a year to discuss our vision and offer their counsel.

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