Rev. Sean Martin
National Church Outreach Director
Before joining Human Coalition in 2012, Sean Martin served as a church pastor for 12 years, leading churches in Sharon, Pennsylvania; Kansas City, Missouri; and most recently in Simsbury, Connecticut. Since 2014, Sean has been the Senior Director of Church Outreach, overseeing Human Coalition’s efforts to engage and equip the American Church to rise up and lead the charge to end the atrocity of abortion.
Having served on a number of ministerial committees, including the Ethics Committee of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Sean brings to Human Coalition a comprehensive philosophical and biblical understanding of the sanctity of life.
Sean holds a BA in Sociology and Religion from Westminster College (PA) and a Masters of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Sean and his wife Jill have been married more than 20 years, and they have 11 children. They’ve lived out their pro-life convictions through the adoption of 9 children many of whom have special needs.
- How should the church respond to Planned Parenthood
Abortion is a difficult sermon topic for pastors…
There have been a lot of stories in the news lately about Planned Parenthood and the selling of fetal body tissue. People are upset that an organization, especially one that receives more than half a billion in taxpayer dollars each year, could ever do such a thing. This is an organization that is trusted by […]
- The Case for Life: Degree of Dependency
Abortion supporters often claim that a baby’s inability to survive outside the mother’s womb should automatically justify abortion. The issue is that the child is still fully dependent on the mother, or, as it is sometimes explained, the fetus is not “viable.” There are major problems with this line of thinking. First, if the standard […]
- The Case for Life: Environment
Environment, better understood as the location of the baby, is the E in SLED. When babies are born they move from their mother’s uterus to the outside world. But should the timing of this move determine whether they should live or die? Infamous Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted of murdering three children after they […]
- The Case for Life: Level of Development
The L in the SLED acronym stands for level of development. Many abortion advocates dismiss unborn children, particularly during the first trimester, as a mass of cells or a blob of tissue. This incredibly imprecise reasoning suggests that there is no moral difference between an embryo or fetus and a tumor or cyst, because of […]
- The Case for Life: Size
The S in the SLED acronym stands for size. All of us began our lives as a tiny fertilized egg, or zygote, invisible to the naked eye. Over the years, the “smallness” of unborn babies has been cited to justify their murder. Biologically, the human zygote is indisputably a member of the species Homo sapiens. […]
- Martin Family’s Incredible Story of Life