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Suicide, Abuse, and Despair: Pilgrim’s Progress Explores the Unexpected
Bunyan exposes existential nerves through his nuanced treatment of darkness.
Opinion | Sexuality
What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church
My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn’t have to.
Opinion | Sexuality. What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church. My church mishandled my case. 6. Resolve to do right by the person guilty of ministerial abuse.
Opinion | Church
How Southern Baptist Leaders Aided My Escape from Abuse
Christian men helped me end a violent marriage. Their voices matter now more than ever.
How Southern Baptist Leaders Aided My Escape from Abuse. Behind closed doors, however, I suffered physical, emotional and spiritual abuse at the hands of my husband.
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.
Why being 'spiritual' is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church. Reporting.
‘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.
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.
made national news. In our personal lives, too, we sometimes see firsthand accounts of domestic violence, child abuse, and other traumas. As the church
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.
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.
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.
Around the globe, female followers of the faith suffer sexual violence, forced marriage, forced abortions, travel bans, and trafficking.
How BSF Saved Sandi Patty
In her new book, “The Voice,” the award-winning singer reflects on Bible Study Fellowship’s role in her faith formation.
However, behind the confident public persona was a woman struggling to make sense of childhood sexual abuse, body image issues, and plummeting self-worth.
Opinion | Discipleship
How Female Missionaries and Evangelists Paved the Way for #MeToo
As we look to the future of women, the past offers a map.
When I scroll through news stories about sexual violence and abuse against women, and as I listen to my students and friends speak about their experiences of harassment and abuse
Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Sexuality
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.
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.
Opinion | Sexuality
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
Opinion | Family
How Christians Can Take the Lead with Paid Family Leave
A new report from the Center for Public Justice offers guiding principles for how church communities, policy makers, and employers can put pro-family beliefs into action.
beyond. Many clients grew up in poverty, steeped in trauma and abuse. But director Susan Leon said she's impressed by the young parents' resilience.
Opinion | Family
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself—And Bring Your Kids Along
Raising children to love like Jesus did.
Indeed, in an age when child abuse and the long-term consequences of it constitute a crisis in our own country, it certainly makes sense that a Christian call to loving our families is seen
Opinion | Family
Black and Blue Wife
My husband was a minister and I held graduate degrees—yet our “Christian” marriage was full of abuse.
My husband was a minister and I held graduate degrees—yet our “Christian” marriage was full of abuse. Opinion | Family. Black and Blue Wife. My husband
Opinion | Family
If Your Husband Hits YouSubscriber access only
A closer look at domestic violence
This October, however, will we move from feeling haunted to truly see and respond to the horrors of intimate partner abuse? Yes, it's the slapping, kicking, and hair-pulling.
Opinion | Sexuality
Trusting the Church After AbuseSubscriber access only
How I found comfort in continuing the conversation.
Trusting the Church After Abuse. Over and over, Anabaptist leaders at the gathering repented of the denomination's complicity in their most famous theologian's sexual abuse.
Opinion | Pop Culture
The Aftermath of AbuseSubscriber access only
Recovering from sexual assault is possible.
The Aftermath of Abuse. Shannon Ethridge, author of The Passion Principles and a sexual assault survivor, describes her own personal experience with sexual abuse:
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