One of the most joyous moments in life is the birth of a child. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, older sibling or a friend, the birth of child is something we rejoice over. Through all the issues of pregnancy and the pain of childbirth comes a tremendously joyful moment and the realization that here is a new life. This life will have dreams and gifts and abilities that have been given by God. Imagine what would happen, however, if 96% of the women in America refused to bear children. Society as we know it would end!
In his book Organic Church, Neil Cole states: