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 it captures a window into the grief resultant from abuse in the church. I hope you find it comforting.
later abused, oppressed, and forsaken by those who should have loved him, I can think of no better time to be pondering how we can prevent and reduce abuse in His church.
Due to COVID concerns, these September, 2021 events have been moved online. I will be speaking on Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness.
Jennifer will be speaking on a panel to address responding well to reports of abuse in your church or Christian organization. The panel will take place during the third general session at 4:30pm following a message by Valerie Bell. Panel speakers include: Matt Markins, president of Awana Theresa Sidebotham, attorney / investigator Jennifer Greenberg, author / survivor Julie Lowe, counselor …
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Evangelical Council on Abuse Prevention (ECAP) seeks to bring awareness to the issue among churches, ministries, and Christian organizations across the evangelical landscape.
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. First though, I’d like to update you on some other responses and results from it. Following investigations in both the OPC …
Today (June 3, 2020) at 3PM CT / 4PM ET, Jennifer will be featured live on Iron Sharpens Iron radio: Free Book Giveaway! Episode Description: Jennifer Michelle Greenberg is a pianist, vocalist, and songwriter (who has received a wonderful commendation from Brian Ray, Bassist & Guitarist for Paul McCartney), author, wife, mother, and half of a musical duo with her husband, Jason. She’s an advocate for victims …
Mark Abinante performs at churches and teaches children music lessons. But he is a convicted sex offender found guilty of sexually abusing a child.
Over the past few months, a number of my articles have been published by The Gospel Coalition, ERLC, and CrossWalk. Here’s a catalog about what I’ve been writing:
While I’ve seen the viral video, I haven’t seen anyone ask: Why is a 12-year-old girl sexually active? Why isn’t he getting her medical care? Is he angry because he loves his daughter, or because he’s failed as a dad and blames her? Who’s filming this and why?