Our pastor encourages families to consider settling permanently in one area. I can see the wisdom in this. Those 1600 people will have a far greater influence if they are concentrated in one community rather than spread throughout the country - or the world...
PS. I also need to add that overpopulation is a silly
myth. Did you know that the entire population of the world could live in
the state of Texas at a density roughly equal to that in a major US metropolitan
Ugh. It is offensive to me on so many levels. She also includes a quote about how the world NEEDS her children. Please. I have a large family by most people's standards. I don't pretend to think that my children are any more important than the children that some are choosing not to have. I know that our race has not treated our planet kindly and every person takes more resources. So I temper our decision to have a large family with an attempt to tread lightly. I was also trying to build my family through adoption, but that didn't work out so well.
But seriously, the really offensive part is that Muslims choosing to procreate is perhaps something to be afraid of?!?! What the F? Don't worry though, God is on her side. Because we all know how GOD likes to take sides. Just like a junior high school girl.