I suspect that most agree with this basic principle, this core assumptions of modern democratic life: pregnancies should be, with rare and rarely charming exceptions, planned.
It was the proverbial first time we had flown with our son.
Every relationship invites us into new sharpening from God.
We are talking to God as a family and, more to the point, my son and his one-year old sister are being soaked in a Christian grammar.
I fell deep and headlong into a pothole: preparing for the birth of my first child, but not what came afterward.
The Herodian thirst for power led to countless children being baptized by blood, a baptism our Lord himself would escape only for a season (it was necessary first for him to be baptized in water to fulfill all righteousness).
Begetting is baked into our nature. It is part of the goodness of the created order: to procreate is to partake in the blessing of God (Gen. 1:28).
The province of Ontario’s proposed Bill 28, the “All Families are Equal Act," proposes removing the terms "mother," "father," and "adoptive" from birth certificates.