This article provides practical advice to those who want to help victims of sexual abuse. It encourages speaking the truth in love, looking at things through the victim's perspective, and giving the vicitim community.
This article provides practical advice to those who want to help victims of sexual abuse. It explains that we must listen, and gives reasons why.
This article focuses on understanding the spiritual character and effects of sexual abuse. The author uses the story of Amnon and Tamar (2 Samuel 13) very effectively to highlight what led Amnon to rape his sister, and the impact that had on Tamar, and applies that to a victim of childhood sexual abuse.
This article focuses on understanding the spiritual character and effects of sexual abuse. The author uses the story of Amnon and Tamar (2 Samuel 13) very effectively to highlight what led Amnon to rape his sister, and the impact that had on Tamar.
This article, as the first part of a series, begins to focus on understanding the spiritual character and effects of sexual abuse.
This article gives specific and practical advice to those who must counsel victims of sexual abuse.
The author defines what sexual abuse in marriage is, with a view to helping counsellors and pastors recognize such abuse.
The author discusses several passages from Deuteronomy to show what the Bible says about sexual assault. While sexual abuse usually refers to a pattern of behaviour over a period of time, and sexual assault usually means an incident in which a person is forced or coerced sexually, the article does help pastors and counsellors to recognize the principles of God’s Word in thinking about and assessing incidents of sexual assault.
The author provides six practical ways in which pastors can help people who have suffered sexual abuse.
Since cellphones and other digital technology are used to approach and groom children for sexual abuse, it is critical for parents and others to inform children about the safe use of digital technology, and to warn them about the dangers they face via that technology. While “darkness to light” is a biblical expression (e.g., 1 Peter 2:9), this article does not provide advice that is explicitly biblical.
This article provides guidance in dealing with children who indicate that they are victims of sexual abuse, and in reporting their allegations to authorities.
This article raises awareness about the existence and the consequences of sexual abuse suffered by church members at the hands of church leaders.
What role can Christian men play in fighting sexual abuse? Christian men can play a big role by upholding the needs of women in a biblical way, as well as upholding the great commandment.
This article gives three steps you can follow to protect your child from sexual abuse.
How should Christians respond to a case of sexual abuse within the church? This article draws some lessons that the church can learn in dealing with sexual abuse.
How do you shepherd survivors of sexual abuse? There are six myths that hinder the shepherding of survivors of sexual abuse, which this article attempts to dismantle.
Sexual abuse happens to children the most. How do you as a parent protect your child from sexual abuse? This article discusses eight ways.
This article explores the discussion on whether sexual abuse committed by an authority figure in the church should be kept confidential. The author makes plain that it needs to be reported to the family, the church, and the police.
Sexual abuse has destructive results. It impacts one's relationship with self, others, and God. This article shows how sexual abuse does this, and how to bring healing.
Sexual abuse has happened not only outside of the church, but also within the church. How should the church respond? This article gives a suggestion.