Child abuse - it's heinous, it's a crime, it's a shame, and it's a sin. Unfortunately, it's quite pervasive in the Church which is often a soft target. Why is that, and what can we do to guard our flock more preventatively instead of reactively? We certainly need to educate our children and train our nursery workers, but how do we impart discernment while not making them critical of everyone. We all have roles of protecting our children, but even some actions of "justice" can further enable the abuse. This is by no means an exhaustive conversation answering all these questions in depth but a discussion that should put any Church worker on high alert.

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Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Let us not repeat the errors of our past.

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Found in the best opening sermon hook of all time...

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Trigger Warning

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Is the church dying because of evil church history professors?

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Continuing a conversation, interacting with Sam Powell and Brad Mason.

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

The concept of female sexuality altered once again. Except the plot isn't that different.

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A recent gift provoked reflections upon the biggest crisis moment of Luther's reforming career.

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A quotation from Augustine on the progress of sin.

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Kind of a new Urban Dictionary term for us nerds.

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

When women's rights and LGBT rights clash, who wins, who forfeits?

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »