Category Archives: Women

Abortion Doesn’t Contribute to Women’s Health

Many years ago I was one of about 250 people picketing in front of a “women’s health clinic.” Why would we do such a thing? I think it would be safe to say that all of us supported women’s health. … Continue reading

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Body, Mind, Spirit: Which Matters?

The Bible has a lot to say about the human body. The body matters to Christ. Christianity is a religion of the body, as well as the mind and the spirit; all three are the creation of God. So, for … Continue reading

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Every Mother is a Teacher

“Like mother, like child” is no mere platitude. Both men and women have public and domestic roles, commitments to the community and to the family. But these roles are not synonymous. Part of the transcendent nature of the feminine is … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Joice: The Mother Who Gave Her Life For Her Baby

Elizabeth Joice was a 36-year-old mother faced with a dreadful choice: She could save her own life at the expense her unborn baby, or save her baby’s life at the cost of her own. In June 2013 Elizabeth and her … Continue reading

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The Mother is the Teacher … But What Will She Teach?

We’ve written before about the power of a mother, not only in the life of a child but in the development of a society. In her powerful essay, The Christian View of the Child, mother and lifelong educator, Dr. Elizabeth Youmans … Continue reading

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What a True Feminist Said About Female Courage

A feminist, like everyone else, can be inconsistent. You could summarize a recent post by Calah Alexander that way. We came across Ms. Alexander’s piece, “What a Woman in Crisis Really Needs” recently. I’m sick and tired of hearing about … Continue reading

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Why 20 Percent of Women in the US Never Have Children

Imagine a world where children are considered a competition to personal pleasure. Where couples marry but choose not to have children because they want to play. Actually, that world is already here. We’ve written about this troubling trend before: Why Christian … Continue reading

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Shaping the Generation of the Future

Failure to see the future coming condemns societies to poverty. One of the things I have heard over and over again in my years working among the poor is the fatalistic mantra, “We are poor and there is nothing we … Continue reading

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Radical Feminism and the End of the Family: Mission Accomplished?

The nuclear family must be destroyed … Whatever its ultimate meaning, the break-up of families now is an objectively revolutionary process,” says author and woman’s rights activist Linda Gordon. She is joined in that view by author and feminist activist … Continue reading

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The Mother as the First Teacher

A mother is the first teacher of every exemplar and every scoundrel. Too often we leave our children’s education to television, video games, the state, or their peers. Too many parents have abdicated their responsibility, largely because they no longer … Continue reading

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