Articles categorized as Infertility/Procreation
Current infertility and procreation practices suggest a profound crisis in how we understand the significance of human life.
The emerging discussion about in vitro gametogenesis and other types of multi-parent technologies demands renewed attention to why children do well with only two parents, and why those parents do best to procreate in the ordinary way, even with all its inefficiencies, burdens, and failures.
There are only one of two directions we can go when people we love make moral choices: we can either waffle and change our own opinions about what’s right, or we can buttress the reasons we had for coming to the judgment in the first place.
While evangelicals have become increasingly aware of the emotional challenges infertility poses, we have not yet considered the hidden costs of our desperate pursuit of children through artificial reproductive technologies.
A Christian notion of adoption begins with the reunification of the people of God with their Lord through their incorporation into the life of Christ.
Reducing abortion is a noble and urgent goal. This is the wrong way to do it.
The Gospel is not only an internal reality that helps us to get our hearts in the “right place” with respect to adoption. It is an external reality that should help us discern who we adopt and how we go about it.