Tagged: sexual abuse

The Church’s Oppression of Women

By Stephen Mattson American Christianity has been a horrible place for women. It ignores them, abuses them, assaults them, objectifies them, oppresses them, and then attempts to theologically rationalize it all as being “Biblical” and...

The Abused Bride of Christ

By Catherine Kroeger Like an abused woman, the church is battered and bleeding—from a wound that she fails to recognize. Many evangelicals cannot bear to acknowledge that spousal abuse is an enduring problem within our...

Misogyny Next Door

A Call to Protect the Full Personhood of Our Daughters from Both Pornographic and Spiritual Patriarchy by Emily Nielsen Jones The word “misogyny” may scare some away and sound like inflammatory jargon, but it...

Saving Bathsheba

By Rachel Marie Stone The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. ~Psalm 34:18 “How much responsibility did Bathsheba have in that affair? After all, she was...

Lost Boy

by Gareth Brandt There I was, a veteran youth pastor sitting at a youth workers’ retreat, listening to the speaker talk about how to understand and counsel youth who had been victims of sexual...

Man on a Mission: Mark Houck

Interview by Kristyn Komarnicki Launched in 2006, The King’s Men is a Catholic-led ministry that nurtures an ecumenical brotherhood of accountability, support, and spiritual discipline. It exists to help men not only live lives of sexual...