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Infertility Support

Pastor Gregg Matte addressed infertility in his message titled "Empty Womb, Full Heart". The message is based on the story of Jacob and Rachel in Genesis 30.


Here are some related resources for those who are facing or have faced infertility.


The following recommended books are available in Corner Books Library at Houston's First:

  • "When the Cradle is Empty" — John and Sylvia VanRegenmorter
  • "Hannah's Hope" — Jennifer Saake
  • "The Infertility Companion and When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden" — Sandra Glahn, Th.M. and William Cutrer, M.D.
  • "From Ashes to Africa" — Josh and Amy Bottomly
  • "Adopted for Life" — Russell Moore


Focus On The Family offers several articles about infertility. Visit their page to read about the following:

  • Infertility Causes and Treatments
  • The Grief of Infertility
  • Coping With Infertility
  • How Could He Still Love Me?
  • Am I Less of a Man?
  • Adoption: Heaven's Gift
  • Next Steps / Related Information

Waiting in Hope

Please visit the Milestones page for information on Waiting in Hope at The Loop Campus, an infertility support group exists to walk alongside those struggling with the grief of difficulty conceiving - whether it's infertility, miscarriage or those waiting to adopt.