(RNS) — My 20 years of confronting and addressing sexual abuse within churches and other faith organizations has convinced me that abuse within the church will only end when professing Christians stop distorting Jesus for the purposes of excusing abusive behavior and silencing the abused.
A change of seasons brings an end to "Rhymes with Religion".
An abuse survivor shares some practical wisdom about how she's protecting her children.
What can millennials teach us about confronting and ending abuse?
Four practical ways to help the criminal justice system deliver genuine justice and real hope to those who deserve it most?
Some hope-filled words for those who are struggling through this holiday season.
The dangers of finding redemption stories where they don't exist.
Protestants can learn much from a film about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.
Does rebuking those who have been abused have anything to do with the love of Jesus?
Making churches safer begins by understanding that deception is a sex offender's best friend.
Does it matter whether an investigation of past abuse is internal or independent? You betcha!
The dark strategies of some leaders when confronted with the mishandling of abuse disclosures.
A hopeful post about churches that are making good decisions about protecting children and responding to abuse.
Practical ways to help younger children guard against abuse.
Protecting reputations and incomes can be a dishonest and hurtful "business".