Blog Posts by John Knight
Was Richard Dawkins Right?
The argument from sentiment is irrelevant to this particular case. If we grant our feelings as primary, rather than as a by-product, we put all people at risk, not just unborn children.Continue Reading
Men, Are You Settled on the Issue of Abortion?
How does Willie Parker, a former “boy preacher in Baptist churches” who became a doctor and delivered thousands of babies, turn from helping women bring forth life to destroying life in the womb through surgical and chemical abortions?Continue Reading
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning? (Psalm 22:1)
Adam and Corrie Hull were given Brooklyn, an amazing little girl.
For 118 days.
How I Almost Became a False Teacher
What does a false teacher in the church look like?
Some of them are easy to spot. Health-and-wealth, prosperity preachers hardly require any effort at all. Those who ignore or sneeringly distort the Bible also are fairly obvious.
But what…Continue Reading
When the Bible Is Hard to Understand
Four Kinds of Churches Worth Leaving
The saddest stories I hear from parents raising a child with a disability don’t involve schools, insurance companies, or hospitals. The stories that elicit the most bitter words, and tears, are the ones about churches that abandon families with a…Continue Reading
Why We Need Pastors with Big Hearts
What Abortion Shows Us
More than 55 million children have been slaughtered in the 41 years since the Supreme Court created a new right in the Constitution. If any benefit can be found in the rivers of blood that have been spilled, it is…Continue Reading
Shouldn’t They Know Better?
One of the more successful tactics of our enemy is to turn our hearts against the ones under our care — to turn protectors into executioners.
For decades parents and doctors have legally killed unborn children in the name of…Continue Reading
The Subtle Art of Destroying Humans
My dearest Grubnat,
I am glad to see you are finally learning to be subtler in manipulating your human. As I had warned you, I was concerned that your boisterous assault on the unborn vermin with the rare chromosomal makeup…Continue Reading
Protect the Children from Chemical Weapons
Dear Mr. President,
I am joining the unknown numbers around the world who are praying for wisdom for you as you confront this present evil of chemical weapons in Syria. God has promised to provide wisdom to those who trust…Continue Reading
How to Serve Families with Disability
I was enjoying some friendly conversation with old friends after church when my teenaged daughter whispered in my ear, “Dad, he’s losing it.”
A quick glance at my son confirmed her assessment of her older brother with disabilities. Experience had…Continue Reading
New “Strict” Abortion Laws — Really?
For some children, the new “strict” abortion law in Texas is no protection at all.
Last month Texas Governor Perry signed a bill that banned aborting a child after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The headlines about the law suggested significant…Continue Reading
When So Much Is Against Us
Do you ever forget how dark and cruel and lost you really were before the light of Jesus broke through? Is your first reaction to the sin in others anger? Or is it broken-hearted grief at the stench of death…Continue Reading
Singing to Silence the Enemy
Two weeks ago I took an oath, “so help me God,” in a courtroom where two lawyers asked me questions about my son with multiple disabilities. At the conclusion of their questions, the judge determined that my son did not…Continue Reading
Beyond the Rhetoric: Gosnell and the Late-Term Reality
“It is a highly needed and valuable procedure.”
That statement above is referring to late-term abortion. In other words, says LateTermAbortion.net, it is highly needed and valuable that deadly poison be injected into the heart of an unborn child if…Continue Reading
A Child Is Not Chattel
One of the common hopes and repeated phrases around the pro-life movement is that “abortion will become as unthinkable as slavery.” I long for such a day.
The only problem is that the elements that made slavery possible are still…Continue Reading
The Light Does Shine in the Darkness
Help Save the Ones Around You
Recently a healthy young woman went to see her doctor for a prenatal checkup on her baby girl. She had named her Madison.
Then she went to an abortion clinic to end her daughter’s life.
Four days later, this mom…Continue Reading
To Those Hurting This Christmas
I know some of you are praying you’ll make it through Christmas — just make it through — not anticipating anything good will come from gathering with extended family and friends. It has become a cliche — right next to…Continue Reading
You Are Valuable and I Love You
Wrestling with an Angel
God and his word are the most important things you can share with anyone, including someone who is suffering because of disability. And not far behind are testimonies of God’s extraordinary goodness, even amid the most difficult circumstances.
Greg Lucas…Continue Reading
We Are About Comfort... and Conquest
When We Need a Lifeline
"That book has been a lifeline."
A young man just said this to me last week as he and his wife face indescribable suffering — his youngest son will likely die in the next few months.
If you’ve never experienced…Continue Reading