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Upcoming Training

Online Course: Healthy Boundaries 101 (March 2019)

Mar 11, 2019 to Apr 12, 2019

March 11-April 12, 2019 Our online Healthy Boundaries 101 for Ministry begins on October 15, 2018. This five-week course allows participants to examine the complex roles and situations of ministry in a thoughtful, reflective way. Description: This course will equip clergy and spiritual teachers to understand the importance of healthy boundaries in ministry and to critically discern the complexities of boundaries in pastoral relationships. Read more...

White Plum Healthy Boundaries Online Course (Apr-May 2019)

Apr 22, 2019 to May 24, 2019

This course is created specifically for Buddhist teachers and senior students Read more...

Teaching Healthy Boundaries 101 & 201 [April 2019]

Apr 30, 2019 to May 01, 2019

April 30-May 1, 2019 in Chicago, IL. This course will equip trainers to teach Healthy Boundaries 101 & 201. It is designed for those persons designated by their judicatory or organization to train clergy and spiritual teachers about healthy boundaries. Read more...

What's New

#ChurchToo: Mennonite Church Eastern Canada

Ten Denominations Respond to Mennonite Church Eastern Canada’s Invitation to Engage #ChurchToo Movement Read more...

COMPASS Award Given to Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune

The Battering Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan presented Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune with the Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award, which "recognizes and honors those who have significantly guided and expanded efforts to protect survivors through advancing and evaluating accountable perpetrator intervention research and programming." Read more...


Recent Blog Posts

Guest Blog: Hope in the Research, #3

Since 2008, FaithTrust generously has posted a continuing document I compile, Annotated Bibliography of Clergy Sexual Abuse and Sexual Boundary Violations in Religious Communities. Intended as extensive and broad, the Bibliography, as of the semi-annual update of November, 2018, includes 80+ additions. It is now 1,710 pages, excluding the Introduction. From the new entries, four themes which deserve attention are identified below.



Guest Blog: The Moment It Suddenly Became Personal

It was a special day. It was the day of the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s funeral. It was going to be televised on a Saturday and I was poised to watch the funeral no matter how long the services lasted. I taped every channel I thought would be airing her funeral and basically cleared my day so that I could watch the funeral live and listen to all the deserving tributes in word and song from her family, friends, and professional colleagues. It would be a history making day.



Notes on Men’s Anger and Women’s Truth

The performance put on by Brett Kavanagh last week was a sterling display of white male privilege. Watching as his nomination to the Supreme Court was slipping from his fingers in the face of the credible testimony of Dr. Blasey Ford, his calculated response was to lash out at the “unfair” process. He got to do that with seeming impunity because he is a privileged white man.


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