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Why addressing domestic abuse is important

(An excerpt from Stepping In, by Ron Hitchcock and Sherri Gordon) Domestic abuse is a problem that knows no social boundaries or class distinction. It affects women and children of all races and religions. Yet, it is one of the most misunderstood crimes in our country and often the least obvious. What’s more, churches are […]

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Dispelling myths about abuse

(An excerpt from Stepping In, by Ron Hitchcock and Sherri Gordon) Many people believe that domestic abuse only happens to other people in other churches. They cannot imagine that anyone in their church is suffering in silence. But the fact is abuse happens in our cities, in our communities, in our churches and in our […]

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