Abuse · Church

Same Shove, Different Impact: Spiritually Bullying a Trauma Survivor

Today, I write about an uncomfortable topic: my perspective on spiritual bullying in Christian communities. As I've shared before, I was raised in one of the more religiously conservative traditions in the US (Presbyterian Church in America -- PCA). I am also a child sexual abuse victim of a PCA elder (now deceased). In some… Continue reading Same Shove, Different Impact: Spiritually Bullying a Trauma Survivor

Abuse · Church · Theology

Of Means and Miracles

I've been thinking more about my recent Facebook post and decided to expand on it in a blog post. This is part of what I wrote on FB: Being sexually abused as a child damaged my mind in indescribable ways. Today, my mind felt irreparable and beyond hope despite the progress I’ve made through medication… Continue reading Of Means and Miracles