Domestic violence and sexual abuse are not easy topics to discuss, but they are ones every church leader must know how to address. Justin & Lindsey Holcomb, authors of Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault, and Is It My Fault?: Hope and Healing for Those Suffering Domestic Violence, join the show today. What must a church do to promote a culture where victims feel safe to open up? What should pastors and church leadership do when a congregant reports a case of domestic violence or abuse? What the Holcombs say is as helpful as it is sobering - it's a conversation every pastor should heed.

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The Blog

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

Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Do you have a list of things you will do differently? 

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

"Wake up, you need to make money!"

Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Or maybe comfort and hope.

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The Mad Woman in the Attic revealed!

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Confessions are protests.  Which makes them more, not less, relevant at this moment in time.

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

An important and timely book

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

A great book to help us teach our children the faith.

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Wednesday night's discussion on Bannerman: a brief taster.

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The new DVD set on the life and ministry of Martyn Lloyd-Jones is superb.

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

  A Response to Scott Sauls

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 »