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The Body Of Christ Is Betrayed: Reflections On Sexual Abuse In The SBC

The church is the body of Christ. The body is hiding— broken, bleeding, bruised and scarred. Someone who promised to care and feed her ate her instead.

Prayer for abusers, but pray for victims too

I recently attended a service at a church where they openly prayed for abusers and their healing but mentioned nothing of their victims.

Billy Graham’s grandson: evangelicals ‘worse’ than Catholics on sex abuse

AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) "Protestants can be very arrogant when pointing to Catholics," said Boz Tchividjian, a grandson of evangelist Billy Graham and executive director of Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE), which has investigated sex abuse allegations.

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Where’s the mission field?

I’d never witnessed a beating. To this day I shudder when I remember it. I had been reading in my car before a doctor’s appointment and happened to notice a young woman leaving the hospital.

Spokane workshop to focus on healing from spiritual abuse

Karen Wanjico had no choice.

Turn away from her mother like the rest of the congregation, or be exterminated by God at Armageddon — which could come any moment — with no hope of resurrection.

Doctors warn against ‘reproductive coercion’

While researchers don’t know exactly how common it is, the nation’s leading group of obstetricians and gynecologists says women should be screened for ‘reproductive coercion.’

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