A way forward for pro-lifers: Empathy

When our newborn baby was whisked away by an ambulance in December 1998, I knew she was going to die. She had been born 30 minutes before in an uncomplicated home delivery; but as soon as I laid eyes on her, I knew. Her flawed facial features, her eight toes, fused fingers and lifeless body,... Continue Reading →

A way forward for pro-lifers: Proximity

How can we reduce abortions in a practical, unified way? Well, unity requires us to be close to one another and to the issues we claim to care about. Jesus modeled this principle of proximity when he "became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood" (John 1.14 MSG). Touching lives, saving souls, loving your... Continue Reading →

Mary and Joseph Reflect: Forgiveness

Marriage is tested every single day because of sins we commit and mistakes we make. I wrote about this here using the characters Hinderella and Prince Harming to describe it. Yes, Joe and I have hindered one another's spiritual and personal growth. Yes, we have harmed each other with our words and actions. The only... Continue Reading →

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