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The No. 1 Reason Churches End Up in Court Is No Longer Child Abuse
For the first time in a decade, there’s a new lawsuit leader.
Research. The No. 1 Reason Churches End Up in Court Is No Longer Child Abuse. Child abuse is no longer the most common reason that churches go to court.
Hope for America’s Opioid Epidemic Is Grace in a Syringe
Why addiction ministry can include fellowship, the gospel and Narcan.
Communities overwhelmed by opioid abuse have proposed limiting the number of times this life-saving medication will be administered by emergency services, forcing the victims to
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished. In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice.
Healing Victims of Human Trafficking: A Long, Slow Road to Transformation
When we give our lives to the service of others, THEY will change US.
If she doesn't acquiesce to the demands of the trafficker, the repercussions are unthinkable: extreme violence, homelessness, mental abuse, forced substance abuse, threats to harm
Ghost Towns and Small Towns: Church Planting in a Boom and Bust World
representing God in places that have been burned by short booms and long busts
we do have towns where long-term economic decline, population loss, and brain drain exert deep influence and lay the groundwork for things like substance abuse, depression, and self
Cease Squirming and Know That I Am God: Why Don't We Share the Gospel?
We share the gospel because men and women need to know they are loved by God.
Nevertheless, those who are turned off by abuse fail to realize that silence in matters of the gospel also contributes to the failure of the Church; it does not correct the abuse.
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
It would be difficult to look away from the needs Wan lists as the push factors: war, political persecution, abuse of power, exploitation of the vulnerable, natural disasters, world poverty
What Can the Church Learn about Sexual Harassment, Accusations, & Transparency from the Bill O'Reilly Debacle?
Powerful men, with organizations tending to cover things up, are a recipe for disaster.
reaching ways. Although no childhood abuse has been mentioned in the Bill O'Reilly case, the impulse to cover up exists in both cases. We certainly
10 Things Sexual Assault Victims Want You to Know
When I posed a question about abuse on Facebook, I was inundated with responses.
It's beyond time Christians recognize this. 4. Sexual abuse can happen to men. I experienced molestation when I was 12. NOT MY MOM. 6. Children can abuse other children.
I Used to Think Abuse Was Love
I'm learning that true healing requires facing the past
Opinion | Family. I Used to Think Abuse Was Love. Even now I struggle with labeling it as abuse or manipulation since this was what I thought love was.
When Questions Reflect Issues of the Heart: A New Evangelism for a New Day
The questions have changed, but the needs are the same.
Paul could be such a chauvinist, how the Church could be so patriarchal, and why so many people experienced sexual abuse from religious leaders.
Modeling the Ministry Success of Jesus
Why do we expect to be welcomed and cheered in our communities?
Why was this? Why is it that the most influential man in all of history was so polarizing? How is it that His life of radical, intentional ministry ended in abandonment, abuse, and death?
When The Church Becomes Complicit In Sin: Lessons On Preventing and Combatting Sexual Abuse
God wants those institutions that bear His name to be holy in the secret places. Only then are they truly His.
Aug 9, 2016. sexual abuse, leadership, sin, ABWE. When The Church Becomes Complicit In Sin: Lessons On Preventing and Combatting Sexual Abuse.
Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals
(UPDATED) Arab Christian leaders react to Bahrain Declaration, which builds upon Marrakesh and Jakarta efforts by Muslim leaders.
Saudi Arabia's Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals. International.
Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head Coverings
How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation.
Head coverings indicated whether a woman was protected from abuse and exploitation. Our internal cries against such abuse find their basis in our creation by God in his image.
Alcohol Abuse, Perry Noble, and the Church's Response—What Now?
Alcohol and the pastor.
Jul 10, 2016. Leadership. Alcohol Abuse, Perry Noble, and the Church's Response—What Now? Alcohol Abuse, Perry Noble, and the Church's Response—What Now?
After Childhood Abuse, How Can I Trust Others with My Kids?
I equip my daughters to protect themselves and their bodies in ways I didn’t learn to.
After Childhood Abuse, How Can I Trust Others with My Kids? I equip my daughters to protect themselves and their bodies in ways I didn't learn to. Report suspected abuse immediately.
TBN's Jan Crouch Found Liable for Covering Up Granddaughter's Alleged Rape
Jury awards $2 million in damages in civil lawsuit.
either because of their profession or because of their relationship with children—are obligated to contact agencies if they suspect that a child is a victim of physical or sexual abuse.
How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently
Most pastors want their churches to be a safe haven, but don’t have a plan to get there.
Those are among the findings of a new report on churches and domestic abuse from LifeWay Research, based on a phone survey of 1,000 Protestant senior pastors.
The CT Interview: Saeed Abedini Answers Abuse Allegations Subscriber Access Only
The formerly jailed Iranian American pastor talks to CT about his marriage, his imprisonment, and his hopes for revival.
The CT Interview: Saeed Abedini Answers Abuse Allegations. Interview by Katelyn Beaty| April 24, 2016. The CT Interview: Saeed Abedini Answers Abuse Allegations.
Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head Coverings
Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head Coverings
How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation.
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