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Boz Tchividjian

“Boz” Tchividjian is a former child abuse chief prosecutor and is the founder and executive director of GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment). Boz is also a Professor of Law at Liberty University School of Law, and is a published author who speaks and writes extensively on issues related to abuse within the faith community. Boz is the 3rd-eldest grandchild of the Rev. Billy Graham. He is a graduate of Stetson University and Cumberland School of Law (Samford University).

All Stories by Boz Tchividjian

False narratives of Christian leaders caught in abuse

By Boz Tchividjian — August 28, 2015
Protecting reputations and incomes can be a dishonest and hurtful "business".

Locked in cells of silence by disbelief and shame

By Boz Tchividjian — August 14, 2015
What fuels the silence that extinguishes the hopes and dreams of abuse survivors?

An abuse survivor speaks to the church

By Boz Tchividjian — July 31, 2015
Powerful and personal words that call for the church to reflect the genuine image of Jesus.

A careful grace: Accountability for sex offenders in the church

By Boz Tchividjian — July 25, 2015
Can a church protect children and minister to convicted sex offenders?

The spiritual struggle of fighting the church

By Boz Tchividjian — July 17, 2015
Five encouraging reminders for Christian child protection professionals who are struggling to love the church.

When the Church prefers perpetrators

By Boz Tchividjian — July 10, 2015
A powerful [guest] post that articulates how preferring perpetrators is contrary to authentic Christianity.

Supreme Court sides with kids

By Boz Tchividjian — June 27, 2015
An important Supreme Court decision that people aren’t talking about…but should be.

Responding to sibling sexual abuse: What to do and why

By Boz Tchividjian — June 12, 2015
How do we respond to the horror that one child is sexually abusing another?

Sexually assaulted in a Christian home: A victim speaks

By Boz Tchividjian — May 28, 2015
Learning from the voice of one who was victimized by her brother in a Christian home.

A grand deception: The successful response of sex offenders

By Boz Tchividjian — May 15, 2015
Exposing the four steps of a common and destructive deception.

Graduation: A time to celebrate the next generation

By Boz Tchividjian — May 8, 2015
When it comes to protecting children and loving survivors, we have much reason for hope in the next generation.

Catching American sex offenders overseas

By Boz Tchividjian — April 24, 2015
A new proposal that will require Americans to report fellow citizens who are victimizing children overseas.

Should a victim pay for the sex offender’s attorney?

By Boz Tchividjian — April 17, 2015
Should a court require a victim to pay for the offender's attorney. One court says, "yes".

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Awareness to action

By Boz Tchividjian — April 10, 2015
Child abuse prevention begins with a relentless awareness. Let's begin that journey now.

When God was a victim: What a child abuse survivor taught me about Good Friday

By Boz Tchividjian — April 2, 2015
Guest Post: “How can we worship a God who was a victim of abuse if we can’t love the victims of abuse sitting in the pews with us?”
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