Guest Blogger Makayla Payne invites us to consider an accessible and integrated approach to pastoral counselling for complex trauma survivors.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a crime as old, if not older, than the Bible. Yet, it is also a crime that remains endemic today, with almost one in three women globally having ‘been subjected to physical and/or sexual intimate partner
A script from a Keynote event with speaker Helen Paynter on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Nov 2021.
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 from CSBV Director Helen Paynter is based on Psalm 59 (see also 1 Sam 19:11), and Luke 22:39-53.
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.