Many of the comments and opinion articles on the issue of abortion based on the sex of a child are quick to point to misogyny in various Asian cultures as the reason behind what Pastor John wrote about on Saturday.
The sneer that we know better and are better than those cultures is barely veiled.
So what do we do when we find it in our own country and culture? The Fertility Institutes of Los Angeles, New York and Mexico will “virtually guarantee your next child will be the sex of your choice.”
And they also routinely screen for many different types of genetic abnormalities. It is self-evident that those eight cell embryos that fail to pass these two screenings – right sex, right genetic makeup – won’t be implanted in his or her mother.
Our unborn children with disabilities have no chance in any culture when even the sex of a child is perceived as a problem.
Except for this: God calling his people and his church to stand when every other protection for those babies and their families is crumbling.
Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Ephesians 6:13