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Suffer the Children: Developing Effective Church Policies on Child Maltreatment

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

Download PDF of the Lutheran Witness Your congregation can help victims and perpetrators of abuse by reaching out to those in your ...
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?

A link to "A Lutheran Approach to Ministering to Victims and Perpetrators of Child Abuse: What Does this ...
Christian Commentary for Caregivers – Sexual Abuse

Christian Commentary for Caregivers – Sexual Abuse

Children often piece together lessons from life, and it is hard for parents or caregivers to know what “lessons” have been learned. ...
Domestic Violence and Abuse is Everyone’s Concern

Domestic Violence and Abuse is Everyone’s Concern

When Homes Are Heartless — An LCMS Perspective on Domestic Violence

When Homes Are Heartless — An LCMS Perspective on Domestic Violence

Pastoral Care Rites and Prayers for Victims of Domestic Violence

Pastoral Care Rites and Prayers for Victims of Domestic Violence

Helpful Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

Helpful Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

Prepared by the LCMS Domestic Violence and Abuse Task Force
Has God Abandoned Me?

Has God Abandoned Me?

For Women Facing Domestic Violence
Training Manual on Domestic Violence

Training Manual on Domestic Violence

Prepared by the LCMS Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Task Force
Your Children in Church

Your Children in Church

It can be hard to keep your children occupied in church. Included are tips for making worship more meaningful for them — and for you.
‘Hope and Healing’ Bible Study

‘Hope and Healing’ Bible Study

Sexual assault, rape and domestic violence are difficult topics to address. They are emotionally volatile and heartbreaking life events, and for women who are suffering and trying to heal, the perfect peace of the Gospel is vital. In Christ, there is hope and healing for survivors of sexual assault. This Bible study and its companion materials are intended to help fill this need in churches.