Canon J. John: ‘God and Our Culture of Abortion’
I was recently asked this question: ‘J.John, why are you against abortion?’ And without thinking I replied, ‘Because God is against abortion.’ In hindsight it was the right answer and it’s one I want to explain here. I am aware that abortion is a difficult and painful topic. I need to say three things at […]
Australia fails abortion bill amendment as it tries to copy US states
The bill to decriminalise abortion in Australia that was recently passed in the New South Wales lower house, is scheduled to be voted on by the senate in a few days. It is certainly an issue that is dividing not only New South Wales, but the whole of Australia and the Western world at the […]
Are There Really Bible Verses that Support Abortion?
Many of us know the biblical case against abortion. But are there other verses that bring a different perspective on abortion? On the pro-life side, we note that Rebekah was told that two nations were in her womb, pointing to the personhood and potential of her unborn children (Genesis 25:21-23; see also Jeremiah 1:4-5). Similarly, […]
Times Square billboard owners rebuff Christian group’s live ultrasound
The billboard owners in New York’s Times Square have rejected requests for a Christian group’s proposal to screen a live ultrasound. Focus on the Family was planning on buying billboard space to ram home just how real a fetus is. The group’s CEO, Jim Daly, stated early last month, “We’re going to do a live […]