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Life Is Precious
Last week Carolyn Scott Brown, the Director of Educational Resources at FaithTrust Institute, and I went to see the new movie, Precious.
Imagine No Violence
Read the commentary on the 2010 summit sponsored by the Tillamook County Women's Resource Center
“Nothing New Here”
The only real news in the case of the charge of sexual assault against a powerful French politician is that the victim came forward and filed a complaint. The ...
FaithTrust Institute's Global Network: the Work Continues
Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis, a FaithTrust trainer and professor at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, recently visited Capetown, South Africa.
GUEST BLOG: Lessons From Rebecca: Gender in the Bible
There has been a recent spate of attempts to reverse progressive laws protecting people of all genders from discrimination. These include the repeal of laws in ...
The Courage of Survivors: The Stanford Rape Case
The Board and Staff of FaithTrust Institute want to take this opportunity to share with you some of the outstanding responses we’ve read to the rape case at ...
Book Club: Trauma and Recovery
“The Wedding Season . . . for Some”
So it is the season of marriage and my partner and I delighted in attending our niece’s wedding in Baltimore last weekend. It was a three day party bringing ...
Good News is Always Welcome
I’m probably not alone in feeling the need for some good news, so I'm happy to share this: In a welcome development, three groups of Orthodox Jewish Rabbis ...
No More "Me, Too's" {Part 2}
At the recent Golden Globe Awards, the Cecile B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement was received by Oprah Winfrey. In her response, Oprah “preached.” And ...
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 ...
When the Abuser Is Among Us: One Church’s Response to a Perpetrator
by Carol J. Adams
When Child Rape Leads to Marriage
“When she was a scrawny 11-year-old, Sherry Johnson found out one day that she was about to be married to a 20-year-old member of her church who had raped ...
Roundtable Conversation
FaithTrust Institute continues to pave the way in innovative training and educational programming with the launch of their first Roundtable Conversation.
Safe & Healthy Churches Training
The Safe & Healthy Churches Training will take place in Norfolk, VA on September 27-28, 2019. This groundbreaking training infuses faith communities with the ...
That Was Then; This Is Now {Part 1}
No. This excuse for sexual harassment, abuse, and assault simply won’t fly, although it is being used on a number of fronts by powerful men who have finally ...
Navy Chaplain Corps Hones its Pastoral Care Capabilities in Cases of Military Sexual Assault
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy chaplains and religious program specialists met with Chaplain Corps leadership for a professional development training course ...
No Harm, No Foul? Part 1
Why is professional misconduct wrong? Because someone gets hurt. When any of us in a ministerial or teaching role betrays trust, exploits or abuses, we cause ...