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#ChurchToo: Andy Savage Resigns from Megachurch over Past Abuse
Memphis pastor who faced backlash after standing ovation: “Apologies are important, but more is required.”
#ChurchToo: Andy Savage Resigns from Megachurch over Past Abuse. Memphis pastor who faced backlash after standing ovation: “Apologies are important, but more is required.”.
We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries
Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl. Let’s set an example for all churches to follow, bringing healing to victims and churches alike.
Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl. Let's Ministries. Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl.
‘Queen Esther Inspired Me to Speak Up,’ Says Nassar Victim
A biblical role model prompted Larissa Boyce to stand against her abuser. Her church supports her story.
Two decades before the public learned of Larry Nassar's abuse against several hundred gymnasts, 16-year-old Larissa Boyce made the first attempt to report him.
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally?
The Andy Savage case should lead us to question the way many churches are handling the issue.
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally? The thing. They would never intentionally cover up allegations of sexual abuse in their church.
Does the Church’s First Spiritual Abuse Verdict Give Critics a New Weapon?
We emulate Jesus when we expose abuse. But dividing it into special categories may do more harm than good.
We emulate Jesus when we expose abuse. Does the Church's First Spiritual Abuse Verdict Give Critics a New Weapon? We emulate Jesus when we expose abuse.
Sovereign Grace Disputes Rachael Denhollander’s Remarks
As former gymnast advocates for victims in the church, SGC calls her take on its past scandal “not true.”
Comments by Larry Nassar accuser Rachael Denhollander in a Christianity Today interview have revived debate over a dismissed abuse lawsuit against Sovereign Grace Ministries
C. J. Mahaney Withdraws from T4G
Following Rachael Denhollander’s Sovereign Grace claims, the former SGM president once again says he wants to avoid distracting from the biennial conference.
Over the past several weeks, Rachael Denhollander, the former gymnast whose Larry Nassar testimony went viral, has used her platform to address abuse in the church, particularly
5 Ways Your Church Could End Up In Court
These true stories reveal the need for awareness and prevention.
Church Factions Compete over Property. For years, sexual abuse of a minor was the number one reason churches went to court. Saddleback Church Faces Sexual Abuse Allegations.
Andy Savage’s Standing Ovation Was Heard Round the World. Because It Was Wrong.
It's not an incident. It's abuse.
Jan 11, 2018. Andy Savage, Highpoint Church, Memphis, abuse, assault. Andy Savage's Standing Ovation Was Heard Round the World. Because It Was Wrong. Incidents and Abuse.
Jack Deere Went Through Hell to Come to Faith
The theologian’s memoir is refreshingly raw about the wounds he’s suffered—and the wounds he’s inflicted.
one either. Deere was born the child of drinkers and drifters. Suicide and substance abuse, violence and anger, were the fabric of his life. And yet this
Gleanings: March 2018Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our March issue).
led. United Kingdom: Priest found guilty of 'spiritual abuse'. For the first time, the Church of England has convicted a priest of spiritual abuse. Timothy
My Larry Nassar Testimony Went Viral. But There’s More to the Gospel Than Forgiveness.
Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander spent years discovering God’s perspective on sexual abuse. Then her advocacy for survivors cost her her church.
Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander spent years discovering God's perspective on sexual abuse. Then her advocacy for survivors cost her her church.
The Global Scourge of Violence Against WomenSubscriber Access Only
From sex-selective abortion to sexual abuse, it encompasses the entire female life cycle.
The Global Scourge of Violence Against Women. From sex-selective abortion to sexual abuse, it encompasses the entire female life cycle. Interview by
How to Care for Abuse Survivors in Your Congregation
Practical ways to care for the wounded.
How to Care for Abuse Survivors in Your Congregation. When Alex told his parents about the abuse, they instructed him to “be a good Christian” and forgive his uncle.
Evangelicals and Domestic Violence: Are Christian Men More Abusive?
A sociologist looks at the data on domestic abuse against women.
What about nominal Christian men? Are they more or less prone to spousal abuse? In some cases, does the church make domestic abuse worse, not in incidence, but in response?
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
Don’t Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions
No more prioritizing institutional protection over individual needs
Don't Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions. Don't Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions. It's about serious and credible allegations of child abuse.
The Church’s Response to the Opioid Crisis: Practical Tool Kit for Faith-Based Leaders
A new resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The abuse of opioid and other related drugs like heroin has become such an epidemic that in August of 2016 the US Surgeon General sent a letter to every doctor in America asking
The Real Story Behind Ray Rice Speaking at Liberty
What does a former abuser talk about at a Christian college? Repentance.
The unceasing revelations of recent days of ongoing abuse and harassment by celebrities, leaders, and politicians leave the church with myriad questions, including how to prevent
Women Speak Up in #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign
Leaders from Lynne Hybels to Jen Hatmaker want evangelical churches to take a more proactive position on behalf of victims.
print. In 2017, many evangelical women joined the #MeToo and #ChurchToo campaigns to draw attention to the prevalence of abuse. Now they're looking for churches to step up.
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Rosaria Butterfield: Christian Hospitality Isn’t ‘Southern Hospitality’
Rosaria Butterfield: Christian Hospitality Is Radically Different from ‘Southern Hospitality’
It has nothing to do with entertainment—and everything to do with addressing the crisis of unbelief.
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