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For Christian Women, Persecution Looks Like Rape
Around the globe, female followers of the faith suffer sexual violence, forced marriage, forced abortions, travel bans, and trafficking.
Sexual Violence: Whose Fault Is It?
In case it's not crystal clear, let us be emphatic: The sole individual responsible for sexual violence is the perpetrator.
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2018
Why being ‘spiritual’ is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
All Faith Groups, Evangelicals Included, Need to Reflect on #MeToo
We are going to hear the voice of survivors, trauma counselors, and Christian leaders who will call evangelicals to a better way.
Hundreds Accuse Independent Baptist Pastors of Abuse
Investigation by Fort Worth Star-Telegram finds 400 allegations against 168 leaders spanning almost 200 churches and institutions.
Reflecting on Our Posture Toward Sexual Abuse Survivors
What can we learn from the story of Tamar and Amnon?
What We Long for the Church to Know about Sexual Violence
Abuse can skew more than just a survivor's relationship with the church.
What Went Wrong with Nadab and AbihuSubscriber Access Only
The odd Old Testament episode is a sharp reminder of our need for Jesus.
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment
As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors.
Small Groups Can Be Safe Havens for Sexual Assault Victims
Three ways to encourage healthy sharing and listening in these settings.
How to Become a Trauma-Informed Congregation
These suggestions will help your church better care for survivors of abuse.
Time Doesn’t Heal Sexual Assault If Victims Are Silenced
How churches can help victims decades after assault.
Francis Effect Fades: Pope’s Approval Drops Most Among Evangelicals
The latest abuse investigations have rattled non-Catholics’ perceptions more than Catholics themselves, according to survey data.
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church
My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn’t have to.
Why “Finishing Well” Can Never Be Our Main Reason To Behave Morally
We need to behave morally not so we can keep our reputations intact, but because hurting other people is wrong. Always wrong.
What Evangelicals Need to Know About the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal
Protestants can both learn from and minister to this community during a very harrowing season.
Women Are the Talk of 2018’s Southern Baptist Annual Meeting
Both officially and unofficially, leaders of America’s largest Protestant denomination turn their attention to better responses to sexism and abuse.
Sex Offenders Groom Churches Too
How predatory behavior goes undetected in congregations.
Q&A: We Need a Christ-Centered Theology of Trauma
Therapist Hermeisha Hopson offers a clinically informed, scripturally sound approach to treating #MeToo victims and other survivors.
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
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