Thursday, August 13, 2020
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The shadow pandemic

Described as a shadow pandemic, domestic violence is a silent killer. And it happens in the Church more than you think.

One last kiss

When a kiss turns into beating up your husband, what are the ramifications for you . . . or for your children?

Avondale saved my life

"If I had not attended Avondale College—as I did from 2004 to 2006—it is almost certain that, at some point during or shortly after that period, I would have killed myself."

A deadly misconception: Family violence is never OK

Churches make a mistake when they counsel abused women to stay. And unfortunately, that mistake can turn deadly.

A day in the life of an . . . AdSAFE...

"It is a very confronting job." Nick Coyte opens up about the challenging yet vital ministry of AdSAFE.

Erna’s crusade

This week marks the end of an era for Erna Johnson as she retires from her role as Women’s Ministries director for the South Pacific Division. Her parting message: "abuse is not acceptable in our Church."

Compelled by love

A knock on the door, and a gentle conversation, saved Suzanna's life.

Suffering in silence

Brought up never to raise a hand against a woman, what does a man do when his partner turns violent?

Pastors on the frontline

In the midst of the spiritual battle playing out all around us, it's our pastors who are on the frontline. Are you helping or hindering their cause?

A mother with whiskers

A father is not just a mother with whiskers. In addition to all the parallel responsibilities there is actually a lot more pressure on being a father than being a mother.
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