When the abuser is your coach

Rice

  I just don’t get it.  It isn’t like technology is a new thing. We’ve been on camera since 7-Eleven put in Slurpee machines. Somebody is filming you most everywhere you go nowadays. Everybody has a smart phone. If you haven’t figured it out by now, if you act up, chances are you will be an overnight [Read More...]

When the abuser is your parent

art by Zhang Peng

(Editor’s Note: Rachel Held Evans recently opened up her blog to an in-depth look at abuses within the church. Her posts are all worthy reads and I hope you’ll make time to read them, especially if you are in church leadership. There is also plenty of abuse taking place outside the church, and not all [Read More...]

Victory Christian Center: When Child Rape is not Child Abuse

VCC Staff members charged with failure to follow mandatory reporting laws include Pastor Sharon Daugherty's son John and his wife Charica, bottom left. The five have been temporarily suspended pending the proceedings of the charges.

  Suppose you were the person a distraught girl sought out to report that a youth minister had raped her in the stairwell right before church services. Suppose that young girl was only 13. Suppose you were on staff at that Mega-church. What comfort would you have offered that child? What action might you have taken to [Read More...]


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