Talking Jesus With A Survivor (hands holding plant showing growth)

Talking Jesus With A Survivor

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Child abuse does not only affect a child’s body and emotional health. It touches their spiritual health, too. A child who was abused may have difficulty believing in a loving God. They may believe that they have some intrinsic quality that means God cannot care for them. Sometimes this comes as a direct result of hearing ugly words from the abuser. Other times, it comes from the child’s internal thoughts.
Working with Law Enforcement: The Investigation and Your Child (magnifying glass)

Working with Law Enforcement: The Investigation and Your Child

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At some level we all realize that investigations in real life take longer than they do on television. Yet, parents are often surprised and overwhelmed by the process of investigating the crime. Law enforcement protocols vary based on state law and availability of services. What follows are some of the things that could happen during an investigation.