9 Ways to Protect Your Children from Sexual Abuse

We are asked lots: “What are some practical things parents can do to protect their children from sexual abuse?” We ended our children’s book, God Made All of Me, with a note to parents and caregivers answering this question. Here are the 9 practical things you can […]

How Pastors Can Best Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

This article originally appeared in Leadership Journal (Spring 2015). At least one in four women is a victim of domestic abuse in her lifetime. And research shows that Christian women stay far longer in abusive situations and in more severe abuse than their non-Christian counterparts. […]

Why We Wrote A Children’s Book

Get our new children’s book, God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children Protect Their Bodies.   We wrote God Made All of Me as a tool so you can explain to your children that God made their body. Because private parts are […]

The Church and Women at Risk

Lindsey, my wife, wrote this article—“The Church and Women at Risk”— for the ESV Women’s Devotional Bible. This article is relevant for October being designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The entire article can be downloaded, but here is an excerpt: The Christian church has, […]

Ray Rice’s Domestic Abuse Saga: Why Not Leave Him?

This article originally appeared in Christianity Today. Questioning the victim takes focus away from the real problem: the abuse. Football fans turned their attention to the NFL and the Baltimore Ravens on Monday, after TMZ released a video of Ravens running back Ray Rice punching […]

Making A Safety Plan

DOWNLOAD “MAKING A SAFETY PLAN” If you are experiencing physical, sexual, emotional, and/or verbal abuse from a partner, spouse, family member, etc., you can create a personalized safety plan. If you are supporting someone in an abusive relationship, you can help them make a safety […]

Release of Is it My Fault?

Lindsey and I wrote a book about domestic violence that releases today: Is It My Fault?: Hope and Healing for Those Suffering Domestic Violence. The number of occurrences of domestic violence in the United States is staggering: at least one in four women become victims […]