Are there warning signs in a relationship?
In her recent book Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife, Ruth Tucker offers a compelling and harrowing account of the ways in which unchallenged assumptions about gender hierarchy can create a climate of enabling abuse within the church.
How many lives could be changed if the church talked as openly about abuse as any other chronic and life-threatening issues their congregants faced?
The 'Power and Control Wheel' has been used for many years to describe the central power and control dynamic that operates in many kinds of abusive relationships.
A recent article in Christianity Today highlights a few of the reasons why it can be difficult for those who have survived abuse to be in church.
Have you ever wondered how you or your faith community would respond to a situation where one member holds a Personal Protection Order (PPO) against another member?
MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) is offering a series of webinars this month on domestic abuse that offer awareness and education on this topic.
The Classis Huron Safe Church Conference moved online this year and they chose the production Unmute as a way to engage in meaningful discussion on gender-based violence.
Several resources on how to preach on the topic of domestic violence, things to keep in mind, and samples of sermons from Sojourners 100 sermons.
October Safe Church Webinar: Faith Leaders and a Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Violence
October Safe Church Webinar is all about how faith leaders can work together with social services in a coordinated community response to domestic abuse.