Entries by dianel

A Letter to My Twitter Followers

A Letter to My Twitter Followers Some questions have arisen recently about why I do some of the things I do regarding twitter. After much thought and prayer I have decided to give the reasons behind those choices because I know that questions not clearly answered can easily lead to misunderstandings and those can easily […]

How to Create a Church Culture of Accountability in the #MeToo Era

How to Create a Church Culture of Accountability in the #MeToo Era Four strategies to welcome abuse victims and survivors. By Ruth Moon Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander—whose testimony against USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar drew widespread media attention earlier this year—told Christianity Today that “church is one of the least safe places to acknowledge abuse” because […]

Dear Church: Hear the Word of the Lord

Dear Church: Hear the Word of the Lord The church is suffering greatly – by her own hands. Self-injury, whether by individuals or institutions, invariably involves faulty thinking that is born out of self-deception. Many of us are grieved at the wreckage in the church that occurs when victims are silenced, abusers are protected, power […]