Articles on Sexual Abuse

As Southern Baptists commit to studying this issue for the next year, what can we learn from the Pennsylvania Catholic sexual abuse crisis? Continue...

Jane and George quietly play together in the summer sun until it comes to an abrupt halt with one scream. Mom races out the front door and finds Jane clutching her bleeding knee and pointing her dagger-sharp finger at her... Continue...

In 2014, Matthew Durham arrived in Kenya from Oklahoma to serve as a summer missionary in a Nairobi orphanage. Today, he is serving a 40-year prison sentence. Why? Matthew Durham sexually abused four children multiple times in the month he... Continue...

“Me Too.” In one two-word tweet Alyssa Milano set off a firestorm of victim’s voices throughout Twitter and Facebook. On Sunday night, she issued an invitation for sexual assault victims to make their voice heard: “Suggested by a friend: ‘If... Continue...

Over the past week, the revelations of a Hollywood mogul’s harassment, sexual assault, and threats came to light, making waves throughout Tinseltown. Harvey Weinstein was a successful American film producer and studio executive. He was also a man who used... Continue...

In the United States, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an observance to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. Here are five facts you should know about sexual assault in America:... Continue...

About a month ago, I put a pot of water to boil on the stove and, while waiting, opened Facebook. As I scrolled, I saw the same article posted by friend after friend, and the headline screamed out below each... Continue...

One of the questions that has come up, related to the theme of the conference of The Gospel and Human Sexuality, is about the issue of sex abuse. So how should churches think about the topic of sexual abuse, and... Continue...