The umbilical cord offers an image of what fundamentally makes for a good life: not autonomy and self-expression but dependence and interdependence on others.
We will advocate for life. We’ll march. But the greatest thing we can do is speak forgiveness in Jesus.
The January issue of The Lutheran Witness reflects on the church’s ongoing responsibility to proclaim the Gospel in the wake of Roe v. Wade.
Legislation does not change hearts. Only the Holy Spirit through the proclamation of the Gospel changes hearts.
God has given each mother a little neighbor, chosen specifically for her, formed from her body. The suffering involved in loving this neighbor is part of God’s good and gracious will for our lives.
Since the publication of this issue, however, the Michigan Supreme Court ordered that the proposal be added to the ballot on November 8
Christ demonstrated how precious every life is at every stage of development. He is truly the creator and “Author of life.”