Christian Disciplines

Faith in God during Labor

Dec 19, 2016 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Faith in God during Labor

Here is an essay I wrote many years ago about the intersection of fear and faith — and how it may play a role in pregnancy and childbirth. Have you ever thought about how humans feel emotions? Have you ever considered why it is that certain emotions cause expected responses from your body? For example,Read more …

Examples of wise counsel in pregnancy

Dec 16, 2016 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Examples of wise counsel in pregnancy

We are given many examples and proverbs in the Bible dealing with getting advice from others. When seeking God’s will, having a brother or sister in Christ confirm what you believe you understand can be helpful. Likewise, the wise advice of a mature Christian can help you see something you might have overlooked. However theRead more …

Confession of Sins

Dec 8, 2016 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Confession of Sins

As a comfort measure during labor, the uses of confession are limited. But what if confession of sins can affect your labor? One of the fundamental concepts in natural childbirth is that excess tension in the muscles of the body causes excess pain during contractions. Most theories cite this tension is caused by fear of theRead more …