John Piper Reads Pro-Life Poem “The Children”

John Piper reads "The Children"

The Didache is the earliest known Christian document outside the New Testament, and is considered to be among the writings of the Apostolic Fathers.  Most scholars date the Didache to the end of the first century or beginning of the second century after Christ.In the Didache, there is a clear commandment against abortion: “Thou shalt not murder a child by abortion nor kill that which is begotten.”  --Didache 2:2On January 22, 2013, the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision wh … [Read more...]

Abortion Hurts. BEN FOLDS Talks About It in “Brick”

Ben Folds - Brick

This is sort of a bonus track.  Each day this week, as we count down to the 42nd anniversary of the passage of the infamous Roe v. Wade abortion decision which legalized abortion in all fifty states, I've been posting a song about abortion.On Sunday, I kicked off the series with Faith Hill's "A Baby Changes Everything."  (Well, okay, this one isn't really about abortion--it's about the birth of Christ!  And yet you can see how relevant it is to the subject.)On Monday we listened to "L … [Read more...]

John Elefante’s “This Time”: Exposing Abortion, Pulling At My Heartstrings

Elefante - This Time

Day Four of our musical celebration of life, and here's my favorite song so far:  John Elefante's "This Time." Elefante is best known as the former "Kansas" lead singer.  He's also an adoptive father. In 2013, Elefante released a single accompanied by a music video titled "This Time" that tells the story of his adopted daughter, who was nearly aborted by her birth mother.  The video shows a pregnant teenager entering an abortion clinic and then having a dream about a little girl she knew to be … [Read more...]