I’ve noticed a recent trend on social media that is especially ridiculous even for social media standards. It goes something like this: “People who oppose abortion (or sometimes specifically, ‘Christians who oppose abortion…’) and who also express concerns or opposition to accepting Syrian refugees are stupid and / or hypocritical.” This is, of course, as I noted, ridiculous and, in fact, in many cases hypocritical itself. … Are Syrian Refugees Really the Same as Unborn Children?
My wife and I met a woman and her disabled one-year old son this past weekend. He was born without eyes, his ear canals were incomplete, he had a cleft through his lip and into his palate, and perhaps a variety of other disabilities. At only one year old, he has already had numerous surgeries, and many more perhaps are on the horizon. We obviously felt compassion for this little boy, as well as for his mother, but we started to wonder what might God do with such a boy? … Our Culture’s Unfortunate Perspective on “Disabilities”
Please take the time to read this until the end – some of these details are graphic, but this is not the time to cover our eyes and stick our heads in the sand, but rather this is the time to face the truth, and it is time to take action.
“I think God would want us to go to war over this.”