The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
“Spotlight” wins Oscar for Best Movie without falling into morbid sensationalism. The film makes us face up to a truth the religious audience does not want to hear.
In spite of the care and good intention, there is a lack of a theological and educated perspective of child treatment in many churches.
Around 26,000 unaccompanied children entered Europe last year. Most of them are targeted by criminal gangs. Some have been sexually exploited, Europol informed.
The Quito Call to Action on Children at Risk analyses how church has usually failed in recognising children’s needs and their role in church. The Lausanne Movement network propels ways to include children in the mission.
Thousands of victims will not even receive treatment. Child sexual abuse in UK has raised 71% in the last 3 years.
Child´s, 8-year-old, note to Jesus found in Bible leads to sex offender's conviction.
An investigation revealed 1,885 physical and sexual abuse cases, many of which involved children, within the church over more than 50 years.
The Police detained 11 people, between 35 and 75 years old. They exploited teenagers without their parents’ knowledge.
Those who turn a blind eye to sexual exploitation will be jailed, announced David Cameron. The PM urges the population to “recognise the horrific nature of what has happened in our country.”
“Complete restoration is possible only through Christ”, said Matthew and Suha Daniel to Evangelical Focus. They work for Project Rescue, an organization that fights against sexual slavery in India and other regions.
An interview with Matthew and Suha Daniel, training and development coordinators of Project Rescue India, a Christian organization that provides physical, emotional and spiritual rescue to women and children in sexual slavery.
Family therapist and pastor Marcos Zapata analyzes othe effects of child abuse and the role of the churches in its prevention.