Sort by

Article
196 views
0 shares
0 rating
0 comments

#WhyIStayed

Are we able to see the evidence of abuse? Are those who suffer abuse in a relationship able to share what is happening without being blamed or judged?

Safe Church
Blog
164 views
0 shares
0 rating
9 comments

Ties That Bind

Most people think only of physical abuse when they consider domestic violence, yet financial abuse happens in 98% of all cases of domestic violence.

Safe Church
Blog
202 views
1 share
0 rating
7 comments

Breaking the Silence: A Question of Culture

Our denomination and each of our congregations also have a culture. Is it a culture that promotes openness, or one that encourages hiding difficult struggles? What messages are implicit in our culture about disclosing experiences of abuse?

Safe Church
Blog
122 views
0 shares
0 rating
3 comments

Abuse Awareness: It’s Up to You

One Sunday each year (the fourth Sunday in September) has been designated Abuse Awareness Sunday. The annual email goes out, “Tell us what you did for Abuse Awareness Sunday”. Here are some responses from 2014.

Safe Church
Blog
137 views
0 shares
0 rating
0 comments

Who Chooses the Prevention?

In July, a news story hit the web about four male students who developed a fingernail polish that indicates the presence of date rape drugs by changing color after being dipped in the drink. While many applauded this invention, some saw negative implications.

Safe Church
Blog
355 views
1 share
0 rating
7 comments

Consider Our Response

I was sexually assaulted by a professor from my Christian undergraduate university. After reporting it to the university, I sought out my church family and other Christian friends for guidance and comfort. What I often received, though, were pointed questions and veiled accusations...

Safe Church
Blog
193 views
1 share
0 rating
1 comment

Reflections on an Event

We welcomed people as they arrived, while being hopeful that people would take time on a summer evening to come to an inspiring program. The featured speaker was nationally known Christian author, speaker, and licensed family and marriage counselor...

Safe Church

Pages

RSS