As we take time to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month, Christians must acknowledge that there are still many dark places inside the Church. It is time to begin reflecting Jesus into the dark places of the Church.
An interview with abuse survivor and filmmaker, Jamie Prater, about his powerful new film that documents abuse in a well known Christian community. How many other Christian environments may be ‘No Place to Call Home’ for His little ones?
Sexual abuse survivors are often marginalized by the very communities that should be embracing and protecting them. Here are just 6 of the common ways survivors are treated as insignificant within the Christian community.
Child sexual abuse shames survivors into a silence that is fueled by confusion and pain. A shame fueled by what those around will think and say. All too often the source of that shame comes from loved ones, friends, and even inside our churches. Just ask Michael Reagan…
Turning down an invitation to meet Winston Churchill? Choosing to spend time with God instead of with the famous and influential? A personal recollection about a hero that the world knows as Billy Graham, but who I know simply as Daddy Bill.
Is silence finally beginning to lose its home within the Church? Christians from around the globe seem to be coming together to grieve, get angry and take action to address a dark and destructive evil that has camped out in the Church for way too long.
When Christians embrace silence, we declare that victims are worthless and perpetrators are protected. There is nothing silent about being silent.
Why do so many professing Christians struggle to report the suspected abuse of children to the authorities?