20 Jul '16, 6pm

Powerful story from a Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivor. #csa #survivovrs #inspirational

This is the first post of our weeklong series, Into the Light: A Series on Abuse and the Church, which features the stories of abuse survivors, along with insights from professional counselors, legal experts, and church leaders about how to better prepare Christians to prevent and respond to abuse. T hrough the course of the series, we will be discussing child abuse, spiritual abuse, sexual violence and abuse, and domestic violence. Morning posts will feature a survivor story (today’s comes from author Mary DeMuth), and afternoon posts will feature interviews and guest posts from professional counselors, legal experts, and leaders (later today you will meet Boz Tchividjian of Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment --G.R.A.C.E). In addition, my friends Hannah, Joy, Shaney, and Elora will be hosting a synchroblog focused specifically on spiritual abuse, which y...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/abuse-mary-demuth

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straitstimes.com 19 Jul '16, 5pm

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones says she has left Twitter because of "sickening" cyberbullies who were ...