• A few people were kind enough to ask me about the recent SBC Guidepost Report as well as the “Secret List” maintained by former Executive Committee members. I thought it might be helpful to compile my tho […]

  • I’m excited to announce that I have a new book in the works with Multnomah, an imprint of Penguin Random House. We’re just beginning the writing and editing, and plan to publish in 2023. You’ve no doubt heard of […]

  • The following is an essay I wrote over a year ago for Christianity Today. It was declined, but as I was going through some old files today, I came across it again. I’ve healed a lot since writing this, but I feel […]

  • I know this is a tough topic to contemplate during the holidays, but since Jesus came to earth as a little child, I can think of no better time to be thinking on how we can prevent and reduce child abuse in His […]

  • Amid concerns over COVID, my presentations this month have been moved to Zoom and YouTube. I’m disappointed not to be able to deliver them in person, but I’m grateful for the caution and care event organizers are […]

  • Ever since its original release in August, 2019, I’ve been receiving requests from pastors, ministries, and survivors for a Spanish edition of Not Forsaken. Well, it is here! I’m extremely honored that Pub […]

  • Some contend that abuse in the church – particularly spiritual abuse – is not so prevalent as to constitute a crisis.

    “It’s just a few bad apples,” they say of corrupt leaders and child abusers. “Just a f […]

  • When The Good Samaritan saw the beaten up man on the side of the road, he stepped into the ditch. He stepped into the filth, mud, and danger with that man. The Samaritan was a prosperous man. He had a fair amount […]

  • I’m excited to announce that I’m now represented by literary agent, Brad Byrd, of Wadestone and 10ofThose. Brad has extensive experience in the publishing industry and will be representing both my fiction and non […]

  • A person or church that covers up or ignores abuse often has a pattern of allowing other, smaller sins to go unchecked. Nobody wakes up one morning and thinks, I feel like blackballing a congregant today, […]

  • I’ve seen a few social media posts by pastors asking what they should preach about on Mother’s Day. I’ve seen other posts urging pastors not to preach about motherhood at all on Sunday, because some women can’t h […]

  • Happy Thursday! I’m excited to announce the launch of three new support groups. Each support group is private, and separated for men, women, and advocates. These groups are not only for survivors of physical […]

  • The following is a press release from the Evangelical Council on Abuse Prevention (ECAP):

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 5, 2021 — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Evangelical Council on […]

  • Below is a letter from Pastor Bill Shishko and the Session of The Haven OPC Church in Long Island, New York, to update you on our situation following my Open Letter to the OPC: Regarding Abuse in the Church. […]

  • I’m excited to announce that my book, Not Forsaken: A Story of Life After Abuse, is now available as an audiobook on Amazon and Audible. Narrated by Jennifer Fry, Not Forsaken comes to life with her friendly v […]

  • As a child growing up with domestic violence, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse, it’s not surprising that I struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts. However, until recently, I only remembered being s […]

  • What do we do when a convicted child abuser comes to church? If we know someone has harmed children in the past, how can we safely minister to them? Should we allow a repentant sexual predator to attend corporate […]

  • You are not the first person to ask! Apparently, how it works, is a separate audio-book publisher would license the book. So, I’m going to shop it around a bit. Thank you Ray!

  • This week, Not Forsaken releases internationally, and my publisher, The Good Book, is celebrating with a 50% Off Sale! The discount applies all orders in the US, including bulk. I’m also thrilled to announce the […]

  • A guest post by author and Geneva College professor, Rutledge Etheridge III.

    I’ve had the privilege of reading and recommending some truly excellent books. I don’t think I’ve ever read or recommended a more […]

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