In this helpful booklet, Victoria L. Johnson looks at the problem of childhood sexual abuse, why it is so damaging and what church leaders can do to help children who've been abused. Included are some original thoughts and reflections from people who experienced abuse themselves as children. Also included are guidelines for churches and leaders in creating safe environments. Guidelines for parents are also included to raise awareness and prevent abuse.
An important resource for anyone who wants to bring hope and healing to children who are suffering.
Victoria L. Johnson looks at the problem of childhood sexual abuse, why it is so damaging and what church leaders can do to help children from abuse.
Victoria L. Johnson, a writer and speaker based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been involved in Christian education and women's ministry for more than two decades. She has served as a Campus Crusade for Christ staff member, as assistant director of a crisis pregnancy center, and as a Moody Bible Institute Extension instructor. She is currently working with several social service agencies in the African American community, including Sojournah Truth House (a domestic violence agency), CareNet of Milwaukee (a crisis pregancy center), Bethany Christian Services (sexual abstinence program) and New Horizon Center (a group home for boys). Johnson's books include and . She teaches nationally and internationally on women's Bible study, sexual issues and emotional pain.