NIAW ’17: Sometimes There’s Never a Pregnancy

Rachel WilliamsChristianity0 Comments

have to be honest. Sometimes, one of the hardest aspects of infertility as a follower of Christ are the seemingly endless articles that go like this: “I can’t get pregnant. So I prayed really, really hard. And I asked my pastor/preacher/teacher/friend/husband/mentor to pray over me. And now my little bundle of joy is playing at my feet while I try to figure out the cutest way to announce baby #2 is on the way. Tee hee.” Or the women in churches who have had five children, and still claim to be infertile. If you have popped out five kids in less than eight years, you aren’t infertile. Or the pastors and well-meaning teachers who continually say, “Just keep praying, and … Read More

It Is Not Supposed to Be This Way

Deering DyerChristianity0 Comments

Matthew 27:57-66; Psalm 3:1-8 eath is an enemy, the ultimate antagonist that seems as if it will eventually claim victory over each of us. However, the truth remains, it isn’t supposed to be this way. Yes, death is a part of life marked by the fall, however, we should never believe the lie that this is how it was meant to be. I am certain that you have felt the sting of death in your life. Some of us are acutely aware of the pain of loss. I have experienced the evaporation of dreams and watched future plans crumble before me when my first wife of 17 years suddenly died leaving me not only a widower, but a single dad … Read More