Is God Able To Provide For Another Baby?

| January 8, 2014

Recently I read some comments from mothers which grieved my heart. One mother said she would love to have more children but couldn’t afford to build more rooms to their home to accommodate them. Another said she would like more but believed that God does not guarantee to provide all our needs. It is true […]

The economic benefits of childbearing

| December 16, 2013

The New Research – The economic boost of childbearing When American parents take on the burden of bearing and rearing a child, they deliver a huge dividend to society. So concludes a team of economists from Berkeley and Syracuse universities, intent on assessing “the net fiscal externality to being a parent.” Through careful economic accounting, […]

Time To Admit It: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control

| October 20, 2013

The Church teaches that love, marriage, sex, and procreation are all things that belong together. That’s it. But it’s pretty important. And though the Church has been teaching this for 2,000 years, it’s probably never been as salient as today. Today’s injunctions against birth control were re-affirmed in a 1968 document by Pope Paul VI called Humanae […]

How the Ayres Family Buried Their 8 Children

| October 13, 2013

When I first discovered the Ayres family story in Fairview Cemetery, I was heartbroken as I realized their continual suffering (and imagined my own suffering magnified eight or nine times). But as I read the testimonies of these parents who chiseled God’s Word on the memorial stones of their children, I saw God’s grace at […]

The Curse of Small Families

| September 28, 2013

Baby Boomers may soon find they have no one to look after them. Brian Bethune reports on the next generational crisis. We all know what’s coming. Everywhere in the developed world, populations are greying. The media are full of stories about the surge in the numbers of the elderly within the next 20 years, while […]

Finding life in death: Nathan’s story | Live Action News

| September 24, 2013

Allison was sustained not only by her family, but by her faith. “I know that the Lord gave me a peace beyond my understanding during this time, and there was such a stillness and a quietness before the Lord. I did not know what to expect. I didn’t know what is usually done in this […]

The “Coldness” and “Self-Indulgence” of Those Who Don’t Want to Trouble Themselves with Children

| July 18, 2013

Today, the idea of having lots of children is looked upon with disdain, as if you hate the planet or have become one of those parasites of nature that needs to be restrained. Here is a blast from the past from a speech Teddy Roosevelt gave on motherhood in 1905 via The “Coldness” and “Self-Indulgence” […]

Why Have Babies?

| July 2, 2013

You may think your reasons for having babies are biblical, but if you’re like me, you’ve absorbed a lot more culture and a lot less Bible than you realize. Read more here.

Mothers and Matthew 25:34-37

| May 17, 2013

Mothers and Matthew 25:34-37 “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. ‘For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me drink; I was […]

Study: Lack of breastfeeding costs lives, billions of dollars

| April 5, 2010

The wisdom of the old paths comes back to remind us how much we have to re-learn: If most new moms would breastfeed their babies for the first six months of life, it would save nearly 1,000 lives and billions of dollars each year, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics…. […]