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The Child Safeguarding Policy for Churches

By Boz Tchividjian

Christian churches have always sought to be a safe haven for children and families, but many today are dealing with the tragic reality of child sexual abuse. For the first time in history, this issue is finally being acknowledged by […]

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse

By Deepak Reju

“Jimmy” joined the church a year ago. Before long, he volunteered to teach a Sunday School class and got to know eight-year-old Peter. Things started innocently. A hug at the end of class. Gifts for Peter. Lots of extra attention. […]

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children

By Justin Holcomb

It’s easy to convey the message to children that their bodies or particular parts of their bodies are shameful. This misconception fuels confusion, embarrassment, and secrecy, and often prevents children from recognizing or reporting sexual abuse. God Made All of […]

Treasure in the Ashes

By Sue Nicewander

Treasure in the Ashes is an interactive workbook that gently leads readers on a biblical journey through the grueling questions and doubt, emotional turmoil, and relational fallout that follow sexual abuse.

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin Holcomb

The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don’t begin to speak to the darkness and […]

In the Aftermath

By Pam Gannon

Studies show that thousands of children are sexually abused in the US every year; most by someone they know and trust. Being abused by a known, trusted older person adds to a child’s devastation of the pain and terror they […]

What Is a Girl Worth?

By Rachael Denhollander

“Written by Rachael Denhollander, Recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (2018) “Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, […]

Pamphlets

Protecting Children From Abuse in the Church

By Basyle Tchividjian

How do we protect the children in our Christian community from sexual offenders? We are becoming more and more aware of the prevalence of child abuse, both in society at large and in the church. We want to protect children […]

Sexual Assault: Healing Steps for Victims

By David Powlison

Sexual assault is an invasive event of traumatic evil. You were victimized, and now you are suffering. Whenever sexual abuse occurs, love is not part of the equation. Rather, the perpetrator uses power, domination, and control to injure innocent victims.In […]

Recovering from Child Abuse: Healing and Hope for Victims

By David Powlison

The damage you suffered may have been done in one terrible moment or over time. But the healing and the restoration will unfold at your pace, at a human pace. It unfolds as part of your story, and it unfolds […]

Help! Someone I Love Has Been Abused

By Jim Newheiser

Abuse is a growing problem, and those who have been abused need help. This mini-book equips the reader to offer compassionate biblical counsel to a victim of abuse. As well as providing practical instruction on how to help the victim […]

Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes

By Bob Kellemen

Sexual abuse ravages the soul, causing unimaginable distress, damage, and disgrace. It is faced honestly and openly in the Bible—but can the church truly help those who have been sexually abused? Bob Kellemen says yes, it can; and using the […]

Blogs

5 Ways to Help Protect Your Kids from Sexual Abuse

By Julie Lowe

There is a growing alertness among parents, educators, and the church about the need to teach kids tangible ways to stay safe. Until children are old enough to keep themselves safe, it is the job of parents and concerned adults […]

Audio Messages

The Child Safeguarding Policy for Churches

By Boz Tchividjian

Christian churches have always sought to be a safe haven for children and families, but many today are dealing with the tragic reality of child sexual abuse. For the first time in history, this issue is finally being acknowledged by […]

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse

By Deepak Reju

“Jimmy” joined the church a year ago. Before long, he volunteered to teach a Sunday School class and got to know eight-year-old Peter. Things started innocently. A hug at the end of class. Gifts for Peter. Lots of extra attention. […]

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children

By Justin Holcomb

It’s easy to convey the message to children that their bodies or particular parts of their bodies are shameful. This misconception fuels confusion, embarrassment, and secrecy, and often prevents children from recognizing or reporting sexual abuse. God Made All of […]

Treasure in the Ashes

By Sue Nicewander

Treasure in the Ashes is an interactive workbook that gently leads readers on a biblical journey through the grueling questions and doubt, emotional turmoil, and relational fallout that follow sexual abuse.

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin Holcomb

The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don’t begin to speak to the darkness and […]

In the Aftermath

By Pam Gannon

Studies show that thousands of children are sexually abused in the US every year; most by someone they know and trust. Being abused by a known, trusted older person adds to a child’s devastation of the pain and terror they […]

What Is a Girl Worth?

By Rachael Denhollander

“Written by Rachael Denhollander, Recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (2018) “Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, […]

Podcasts

The Child Safeguarding Policy for Churches

By Boz Tchividjian

Christian churches have always sought to be a safe haven for children and families, but many today are dealing with the tragic reality of child sexual abuse. For the first time in history, this issue is finally being acknowledged by […]

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse

By Deepak Reju

“Jimmy” joined the church a year ago. Before long, he volunteered to teach a Sunday School class and got to know eight-year-old Peter. Things started innocently. A hug at the end of class. Gifts for Peter. Lots of extra attention. […]

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children

By Justin Holcomb

It’s easy to convey the message to children that their bodies or particular parts of their bodies are shameful. This misconception fuels confusion, embarrassment, and secrecy, and often prevents children from recognizing or reporting sexual abuse. God Made All of […]

Treasure in the Ashes

By Sue Nicewander

Treasure in the Ashes is an interactive workbook that gently leads readers on a biblical journey through the grueling questions and doubt, emotional turmoil, and relational fallout that follow sexual abuse.

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin Holcomb

The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don’t begin to speak to the darkness and […]

In the Aftermath

By Pam Gannon

Studies show that thousands of children are sexually abused in the US every year; most by someone they know and trust. Being abused by a known, trusted older person adds to a child’s devastation of the pain and terror they […]

What Is a Girl Worth?

By Rachael Denhollander

“Written by Rachael Denhollander, Recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (2018) “Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, […]

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Quotes

The Child Safeguarding Policy for Churches

By Boz Tchividjian

Christian churches have always sought to be a safe haven for children and families, but many today are dealing with the tragic reality of child sexual abuse. For the first time in history, this issue is finally being acknowledged by […]

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse

By Deepak Reju

“Jimmy” joined the church a year ago. Before long, he volunteered to teach a Sunday School class and got to know eight-year-old Peter. Things started innocently. A hug at the end of class. Gifts for Peter. Lots of extra attention. […]

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children

By Justin Holcomb

It’s easy to convey the message to children that their bodies or particular parts of their bodies are shameful. This misconception fuels confusion, embarrassment, and secrecy, and often prevents children from recognizing or reporting sexual abuse. God Made All of […]

Treasure in the Ashes

By Sue Nicewander

Treasure in the Ashes is an interactive workbook that gently leads readers on a biblical journey through the grueling questions and doubt, emotional turmoil, and relational fallout that follow sexual abuse.

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin Holcomb

The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don’t begin to speak to the darkness and […]

In the Aftermath

By Pam Gannon

Studies show that thousands of children are sexually abused in the US every year; most by someone they know and trust. Being abused by a known, trusted older person adds to a child’s devastation of the pain and terror they […]

What Is a Girl Worth?

By Rachael Denhollander

“Written by Rachael Denhollander, Recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (2018) “Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, […]

Journal Articles

The Child Safeguarding Policy for Churches

By Boz Tchividjian

Christian churches have always sought to be a safe haven for children and families, but many today are dealing with the tragic reality of child sexual abuse. For the first time in history, this issue is finally being acknowledged by […]

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse

By Deepak Reju

“Jimmy” joined the church a year ago. Before long, he volunteered to teach a Sunday School class and got to know eight-year-old Peter. Things started innocently. A hug at the end of class. Gifts for Peter. Lots of extra attention. […]

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children

By Justin Holcomb

It’s easy to convey the message to children that their bodies or particular parts of their bodies are shameful. This misconception fuels confusion, embarrassment, and secrecy, and often prevents children from recognizing or reporting sexual abuse. God Made All of […]

Treasure in the Ashes

By Sue Nicewander

Treasure in the Ashes is an interactive workbook that gently leads readers on a biblical journey through the grueling questions and doubt, emotional turmoil, and relational fallout that follow sexual abuse.

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin Holcomb

The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don’t begin to speak to the darkness and […]

In the Aftermath

By Pam Gannon

Studies show that thousands of children are sexually abused in the US every year; most by someone they know and trust. Being abused by a known, trusted older person adds to a child’s devastation of the pain and terror they […]

What Is a Girl Worth?

By Rachael Denhollander

“Written by Rachael Denhollander, Recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (2018) “Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, […]

Worksheets

The Child Safeguarding Policy for Churches

By Boz Tchividjian

Christian churches have always sought to be a safe haven for children and families, but many today are dealing with the tragic reality of child sexual abuse. For the first time in history, this issue is finally being acknowledged by […]

On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse

By Deepak Reju

“Jimmy” joined the church a year ago. Before long, he volunteered to teach a Sunday School class and got to know eight-year-old Peter. Things started innocently. A hug at the end of class. Gifts for Peter. Lots of extra attention. […]

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children

By Justin Holcomb

It’s easy to convey the message to children that their bodies or particular parts of their bodies are shameful. This misconception fuels confusion, embarrassment, and secrecy, and often prevents children from recognizing or reporting sexual abuse. God Made All of […]

Treasure in the Ashes

By Sue Nicewander

Treasure in the Ashes is an interactive workbook that gently leads readers on a biblical journey through the grueling questions and doubt, emotional turmoil, and relational fallout that follow sexual abuse.

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin Holcomb

The statistics are jarring. One in four women and one in six men are or will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime. But as sobering as the statistics are, they don’t begin to speak to the darkness and […]

In the Aftermath

By Pam Gannon

Studies show that thousands of children are sexually abused in the US every year; most by someone they know and trust. Being abused by a known, trusted older person adds to a child’s devastation of the pain and terror they […]

What Is a Girl Worth?

By Rachael Denhollander

“Written by Rachael Denhollander, Recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People (2018) “Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, […]

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