On 25th November, 2021, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, CSBV director Helen Paynter was keynote speaker at the launch event for Corrymeela Community’s “Seed of Sequoia” domestic abuse resource. She spoke on the overlap between
If someone told me of the discovery of an unmarked mass burial site, containing 215 (or 104 or 751) little bodies disposed of like so much garbage, I would guess that perhaps it was done by the Nazis. Or the
My family and I recently read 1 Samuel 14, the second half of which contains the somewhat odd story where Saul almost kills his son for sampling some local honey. Of course, there’s more to it than that. Saul makes
This reflection is based on Psalm 59 (see also 1 Sam 19:11), and Luke 22:39-53. In the message below, the word ‘men’ is being used as a gender-inclusive term. To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David, when Saul sent
By guest blogger Valerie Hobbs Women’s Ministry leader in the FIEC, Sarah Allen, has recently published an article reporting research on the state of complementarianism in UK churches. The experiences her respondents report are concerning and worthy of careful attention,
Guest blog by Valerie Hobbs Women’s Holy Burden and Patriarchy A few weeks ago, an anonymous blogger published a website called Genevan Commons Screenshots, an archive of images and discussion threads from a private Facebook group containing upwards of 1,000
By R.L. Stollar. Ryan is an advocate for children and abuse survivors and a child liberation theologian. Ryan has an M.H.S. in Child Protection from Nova Southeastern University, an M.A. in Eastern Classics from St. John’s College, and a B.A.