Category Archives: Women

A Sacred Moment of Female Dignity Down Under

“Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished!” Many of our readers will recognize these words from Luke’s gospel (1:45). He attributes them to Elizabeth, an old Jewish woman from the … Continue reading

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Women Made the Transformation Possible

Earlier we have written about the Mennonites of Paraguay’s Gran Chaco. Here’s another part of this mostly untold, remarkable story: the work of the women. The unlikely success of this community of immigrants, their transformation of that hostile land, was … Continue reading

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FGM: Coming to a Community Near You?

“Women have no need for their genitalia …” “…unless you are a whore.” Those words were allegedly found in a pamphlet promoting sharia law in Britain. The article making the allegation, with this stark announcement, was sent to me by a … Continue reading

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Divine Conception, Human Birth: What Pregnancy Teaches Us About God, part 2

The Christmas season–the celebration of Christ’s birth–gives us opportunity to think about human pregnancy and how it pictures something truly magnificent about God. For example, God gave birth to the nation of Israel. The Song of Moses is  the composition that marks the … Continue reading

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Divine Conception: What Pregnancy Teaches Us About God

What a wondrous time of year! For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of … Continue reading

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The Maternal Dignity of a Pregnant Mom

When Darrow taught in Paraguay recently, Eduardo Gallegos Krause was in attendance. After he heard Darrow’s message about God’s maternal heart, Eduardo wrote the following reflection about his and his wife’s experience of conceiving and bearing a child.  We are happy to … Continue reading

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Conceived in Rape and Worthy of Life: The Rebecca Kiessling Story

“I’m pro-life except in cases of rape.” Who hasn’t heard that sentiment? You may have expressed it yourself. Here’s another story that powerfully contradicts the idea that abortion should be tolerated in cases of rape. A few weeks ago we … Continue reading

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Sex Selective Abortion: Femicide Emerges in the USA

Sex selective abortion reminds us that every vacuum of virtue is filled with evil. In the US, because we have failed to support the dignity of human life from conception to natural death, we are witnessing an increase of evil. In … Continue reading

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Rape, Abortion, and the Miss USA Contest

What is the value of the life of a woman conceived in rape? Does making a political statement justify a mother aborting her baby? A career opportunity? A pregnancy as a result of a rape? In the last few months, … Continue reading

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Women Rebelling Against the Masculinization of Women

In the world of women, something is stirring. Women are pushing back against modern feminism. Young women are engaging through social media to declare that they have no interest in the feminist movement. Many are using Tumblr.com (“a microblogging platform … Continue reading

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