I appreciated the picture of humans responding to disaster that concludes this short description of the Mexico City earthquake, “Living in Mexico City Is a Perpetual Dare.”  It’s overwhelming to read the news these past two months, with major hurricanes causing major flooding in Houston, Louisiana, Florida, and elsewhere.  We saw the wreckage of those […]

A walk in the forest with the kids is a good time to pray for them.

From now on, I’ll be posting updates about JFA’s work at JFA’s new blog: http://www.jfaweb.org/jfa-blog.

Stop trying to understand Twitter, at least for a moment.  Pray for my wife and our kids instead.

It all started at 1:40 AM at a stoplight on Pacific Coast Highway in Hermosa Beach, California.  My July newsletter tells what happened there and how one good thing that came of it was a sound bite that is still making an impact on how people think about abortion 13 years later.  The short letter, Ten […]

Something wild is always blooming, from twinleaf and bloodroot early in spring to beeweed in late fall, things of intricate, limitless beauty.  Often I fear that I am not paying enough attention. -Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow (p. 327)

How many children diagnosed with Down syndrome in the womb are subsequently killed by abortion?  (This is usually called a “termination rate.”) J.L. Natoli and colleagues published in 2012 the best estimate available on this question.  It’s a systematic literature review, rather than a study with original data.  [J.L. Natoli, et. al. Prenatal diagnosis of Down […]