Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation

The Bible and the Pain of Infertility

Author: Date: April 17, 2013



The statistics are staggering: 1 in 6 couples face infertility. 1 in 4 couples over the age of 35 face infertility. Maybe you are struggling to conceive. Maybe you know someone else who is struggling. In either case, this JBC article can help you.

The authors, Kimberly and Philip Monroe, faced infertility, and they aim to comfort others. Their honest and open testimony may bring relief as you realize that you are not alone in what you are feeling. Additionally, the Monroes give you ways to connect honestly with God in the midst of your confusion as to why such a good gift is not being given.

Finally, their article equips others to minister to infertile couples. Well-meaning people can say unhelpful things, and the Monroes help you to love infertile couples well.

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Lauren Whitman is a content curator at CCEF. Lauren is also a counselor and an editor for the Journal of Biblical Counseling.