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Upcoming Training

Online Course: Healthy Boundaries 101 (2018)

Oct 15, 2018 to Nov 16, 2018

October 15- November 16, 2018. 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...

Teaching Healthy Boundaries 101 & 201 [October, 2018]

Oct 22, 2018 to Oct 23, 2018

OCTOBER 22-23, 2018—at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. 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

Network: Annual BISC-MI Conference (Nov 14-16)

A Groundbreaking International Conference to explore and examine the impact of religion/faith/spirituality on battering intervention practice and programs! The Battering Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan (BISC-MI) 2018 Annual Conference is entitled, Religion, Faith, Spirituality, Science & Research: Engaging for Safety and Accountability. Read more...

Join Our Team!

We currently have one open position: Administrative Associate - Finance and Resource Fulfillment Read more...


Recent Blog Posts

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.



Please Proclaim from the Housetops

“So have no fear of them; for nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known. What I say to you in the dark, tell in the light; and what you hear whispered, proclaim from the housetops.” (Matthew 10:26-7) This is what justice looks like. We are getting a glimpse of it with the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses.



Southern Baptist #ChurchToo

As the #MeToo/#ChurchToo movement continues to echo through faith communities, there is news from the Southern Baptist Convention. Southern Baptist leaders over the years have not only ignored sexual and domestic violence suffered by its members but many have actively excused and rationalized men’s violence towards women often with erroneous biblical proof texting. But it appears time may be up.


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