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Living Together Before Marriage

Living Together Before Marriage

There is something in the issue of “living together” that is uniquely disturbing, especially on the part of Christians, simply because it mimics, but does not honor, marriage. Indeed, the arrangement violates the very meaning, substance, and institution of marriage.
Getting Closer As a Couple

Getting Closer As a Couple

Married couples, for various reasons, may drift apart. The vitality and sparkle that used to characterize their relationship is gone. They didn’t plan it. It just happened — subtly, slowly, silently. However, there is good news. Christian couples can break through emotional distance to revive their relationships
Confronting Cohabitation

Confronting Cohabitation

In a time when so many people make the mistake of cohabitation, the church has the opportunity to proclaim the hope and promise that are ours through faith in Jesus Christ. The power that raised Christ back to life is the power that brings new life and new possibilities.
Sexual Misconduct Policy (Template)

Sexual Misconduct Policy (Template)

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Important Steps to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

Important Steps to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth-serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth-serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures

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Suffer the Children: Developing Effective Church Policies on Child Maltreatment

Suffer the Children: Developing Effective Church Policies on Child Maltreatment

Loving the Abused

Loving the Abused

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A Lutheran Approach to Ministering to Victims and Perpetrators of Child Abuse: What Does this Mean?

A Lutheran Approach to Ministering to Victims and Perpetrators of Child Abuse: What Does this Mean?

What Would Walther Do? Applying Law and Gospel to Victims and Perpetrators of Child Sexual Abuse

What Would Walther Do? Applying Law and Gospel to Victims and Perpetrators of Child Sexual Abuse

Lutheran Woman’s Quarterly: Articles on Domestic Abuse

Lutheran Woman’s Quarterly: Articles on Domestic Abuse

Christian Commentary for Caregivers – Sexual Abuse

Christian Commentary for Caregivers – Sexual Abuse