Bless Your Heart: Book Giveaway

Sister Tater and I pulled into the parking lot at the very same Starbucks where we took Mama almost everyday. It was a terrible Starbucks as far as Starbucks go. Never could get the simplest of orders right, which, yes, I know is a first-world problem. But when you have six brain tumors and the [Read More…]

Victory Christian Center: When Child Rape is not Child Abuse

  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…]

Time for the Church to step up

  It never fails. Every time I speak before any group about A SILENCE OF MOCKINGBIRDS, someone will approach me, usually quietly, and confide one of the following: – They were abused as children – They have a grandchild who has been abused – They have a friend or family member who is being abusive [Read More…]