Torode, Sam
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Sam Torode lives and works in rural Wisconsin with his wife, Bethany. Together, they are authors of the forthcoming book "Open Embrace: A Protestant Couple Rethinks Contraception" (Wm. B. Eerdmans, spring 2001). Their website is



Rethinking Contraception

We enrolled in a Natural Family Planning (NFP) home study course offered by the Couple to Couple League. Sorting through all the information was a bit daunting at first, but the more we read, the easier it became to grasp. By studying NFP, we learned far more about our bodies complementary designs than we had ever been taught by doctors or health instructors. More than that, we were prompted to communicate with each other on a deeper level than before and were immersed in what we found to be a profound, biblical perspective on the meaning of sex. Learning NFP is the best way we can imagine to prepare for marriage.

Date posted: 2001-12-31

Things Seen and Unseen

If each person we encounter bears the divine image, none should be exploited or used. Each of us irrespective of size, age, or intelligence is unique, irreplaceable, and invaluable. The only response to a human person is love.

Date posted: 2001-12-30