October 07, 2014

Inscribed Study Collection: Barren Among the Fruitful

Barren Among the Fruitful: 
Navigating Infertility with Hope, Wisdom, and Patience

The problem of infertility has reached epidemic levels in our society. It is projected that 40% of women currently 25 and younger will have difficulty conceiving a child or reaching a live birth.


 















 
Amanda Hope Haley had married David, the man of her dreams, and earned a master’s degree from Harvard. She and David purchased their first home and settled down to start a family. All her hopes and dreams were coming true according to plan—until the family didn’t happen. After spending seven years begging God for a child, Amanda discovered that God gives only one hope: Jesus. Amanda having a baby wasn’t to be her happy ending. Finding wholeness by hoping only in God was her happy ending!

Using Amanda’s personal stories, and the stories of other women who have struggled to have children, Barren Among the Fruitful surrounds those women struggling with infertility or miscarriage with a sense of community while providing honest facts. It leads women from confusion to understanding. Each chapter is titled with a well-meaning, but sometimes thoughtless comments Amanda was offered during her seven-year struggle with infertility.


Features include:

  • Personal stories from women who have struggled with infertility or miscarriage
  • An honest look at the problem of infertility
  • Questions for individual thought or group discussion

About the Author

     Amanda Hope Haley enjoys leading small group studies in her home and serving however she can in her church. Amanda holds a Master of Theological Studies degree in Hebrew Scripture and Interpretation from Harvard University. She maintains a blog, "Healthy and Hopeful," where she encourages women to live whole lives in community with God, family, and each other. She and her husband David live in Denver, Colorado.









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