Tag: abuse

Adsafe hosts inaugural safeguarding forum

Almost 140 Adsafe compliance assistants from local churches across Australia and New Zealand took part in an online forum conducted by Adsafe staff on November 21.

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.”

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?