If you’ve experienced an unwed pregnancy in your church, your family, or your circle of acquaintances—who hasn’t?—you know the typical reaction. It’s a mixture of disappointment, condemnation, and pity. But there are places across the country where this is not the response to the girl who shamefully mumbles, “I think I’m pregnant.” They are called pregnancy resource centers (PRCs).
According to studies, nearly 50% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and about 15% of recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. That means that if you are reading this article, chances are you either already have experienced or one day will experience the sorrow of losing a child. You are not alone. My wife and I sufferedContinue reading “God and Our Little Ones: A Theology of Infant Mortality”
Last night, during the Super Bowl, a football game, chatter on Twitter was about…abortion? A hilarious Doritos ad–one of the only funny ones–presented a very typical experience for most American soon-to-be parents: the ultrasound. The 30 second spot caused a ruckus on social media among pro-choice groups who found it tasteless to “humanize” the fetus: #NotBuyingItContinue reading “Technology and the Pro-Choice Movement: A Falling Out”
Have you ever wondered why infanticide has been a part of most societies throughout history? When you read about the cultures that surrounded Israel, it is quite clear that sacrificing children was a common practice in their cult worship (2 Kings 17:31-33). Both Ezekiel and Isaiah actually indicted their own people for partaking in theContinue reading “Abortion: A Blatant Denial of Substitutionary Atonement”
If you still haven’t seen a post about the Kermit Gosnell case, click here for an accurate, though graphic, description of what has been coined the “house of horrors”. When I first read about Gosnell’s clinic I began to feel sick at the filth and murder, but what really got my stomach churning was theContinue reading “The Gosnell Case: Awareness is Never Enough”