How to Care for Abuse Survivors in Your Congregation
Practical ways to care for the wounded.
Ashley's story illustrates the power differential that abuse, by definition, involves. Consider the world through the eyes of an abuse survivor and work to keep their confidence.
A Top Reason for Church Shootings: Domestic Abuse
There were actually two attacks on Sunday, showing how violence at home often enters God’s house.
A Top Reason for Church Shootings: Domestic Abuse. Research. A Top Reason for Church Shootings: Domestic Abuse. There were actually
South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope
The fields of South Sudan could feed the whole continent.
The southern region is more Christian (although many are quite nominal). The drive of the south to separate was accelerated by abuse and persecution.
A Public Health Emergency: The Opioid Crisis & Our Response
The Church has an opportunity to repent and respond with compassion.
In a recent testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dr. Wilson Compton, noted that, “In 2015, over
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.
The Many Faces of Martin Luther
Herman Selderhuis’s biography proves that just about every adjective, good or bad, can apply to the great reformer.
First, he argues, the 95 Theses were not all that revolutionary. In essence, Luther protested the abuse of the sale of indulgences, not indulgences themselves.
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.
The Unsettling Truth Behind the #MeToo Movement
Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability.
in ways that men, as a rule, aren't. This has never been made clearer than through the recent spate of revelations about Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood sexual harassment and 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
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.
The (Other) Lord of Martin Luther’s Life
What we know—and what we can guess—about the reformer’s wife, Katharina von Bora.
categorical stand. Tucker continues: “The implication that true holiness requires celibacy has led to serious sexual abuse within the priesthood. Sure
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.