Sex Abuse

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What was your reason for protesting?


When I was in my early teens, my mom and I participated in a pro-life march and we held signs and stood along a main road in our town for an afternoon. At the time, I didn’t really understand what it was all about. I vaguely understood it had to do with abortion; I didn’t … Continue reading

Free to Tell


‎”When a child is loved unconditionally, a child is free to tell….the truth.” Last night, I was reading a news article and this other news title caught my eye: ‘I didn’t want to get yelled at. Love, Brian.’ (Warning: May be a trigger if you are a sexual abuse survivor) That story broke my heart. … Continue reading

How to talk to your child about sex abuse


Have you ever wondered how to talk to your kids about sexual abuse? I have. I have three kids. That’s three uncomfortable conversations to start. I just watched a fabulous interview with Tim Kimmel, the author of Grace Based Parenting. I highly recommend it. Please take time to watch it. It’s only a few minutes … Continue reading

What the BJU Board can learn from the Penn State Scandal


A few people have written great posts comparing the scandal at Penn State and the decision Bob Jones University has made in putting Chuck Phelps back on the Board. I encourage you to check them out. Click here to see ChucklesTravels’ post Penn State v Bob Jones University Click here to see The Hidalgo Grain … Continue reading

Ernie Willis Appeals to the N.H. Supreme Court


Back in June, I wrote about how Ernie Willis wanted a new trial, even before he was sentenced. You can read that post here. Sure enough, he’s appealing to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, according to the Concord Monitor. Here’s what the article says: Before jurors convicted Ernest Willis of forcibly raping his teenage babysitter … Continue reading

Chuck Phelps is Back on the Board of Bob Jones University


ChucklesTravels and Blog On The Way both have excellent posts about Chuck Phelps’ return to the Cooperating Board of Bob Jones University. I highly recommend you read their posts. Chuck Phelps Returns to Board of Bob Jones University Rapist Shielding Pastor Chuck Phelps Again Placed on Cooperating Board of Bob Jones University

MK Safety Net Conference 2012


Missionary Kids Safety Net is putting together a conference “intended for former MKs (Missionary Kids) and their families and friends. All keynote speakers and breakout sessions will address abuse and trauma experienced by former MKs with a view to breaking the silence of abuse and offering resources to move toward healing.” The conference, called “The … Continue reading

Vindication for Tina Anderson


It is official…Ernie Willis was sentenced to prison for 15 to 30 years in prison. Here are Tina’s own words: “It’s a huge amount of vindication for me,” she told The Associated Press. “I was never really believed, no matter how many times I said it was not consensual. Now it’s been proven in a … Continue reading

Sentencing Awaits Ernie Willis


On September 6, 2011, at 1:30 pm ET, Ernie Willis, the man who raped and impregnated Tina Anderson when she was only 15, will be sentenced. Ernie Willis, for those not familiar with this case, was 38 years old when he decided to rape his children’s babysitter twice in 1997. Tina Anderson was only 15 … Continue reading

Sentencing Delayed for Ernie Willis


June 30th. I have been keeping that date in mind for weeks. The date that Ernie Willis was to be sentenced. And now, it appears, we’ll need to wait even longer. For those not familiar with Ernie Willis, let me fill you in a bit. Ernie Willis is a 52 year-old man who was recently … Continue reading

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