Tag Archives: PTSD

Why church leaders need to be talking about sexual assault

70 child abuse allegations are made against churches in the US each week. Continue reading

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Our first seven Facebook communities for families impacted by disability

Editor’s note: This post was updated to reflect that SEVEN Facebook communities are now up and running for families of kids with disabilities, including a group led by Sandra Peoples for ministry families impacted by disability. Key for Families seeks … Continue reading

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Our first seven Facebook communities for families impacted by disability

This post was updated to reflect that SEVEN Facebook communities are now up and running for families of kids with disabilities, including a group led by Sandra Peoples for ministry families impacted by disability. Continue reading

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Wildflower…a conversation starter for the church on trauma and mental illness

The film’s producers are partnering with Key Ministry and other mental health organizations to help bring awareness to these issues and to help lead individuals struggling with mental illness and trauma, along with their loved ones, to the resources and assistance they need to lead as full and healthy a life as possible. Continue reading

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Seven things I learned from our first 1,000 blog posts…

On the occasion of our thousandth post, I’ll share the seven most important takeaways I’ve gained since starting this journey with you in the summer of 2010. Continue reading

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One request from a survivor of childhood abuse

If someone had taken action when I first disclosed my circumstances instead of dismissing my words because my family seemed fine, I believe it would have made a world of difference in my life. Continue reading

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Our Ten Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

In the event you may have missed something that was quite popular among your fellow readers, today we share the ten most viewed posts of 2015. Continue reading

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Clinging to Faith while Parenting Children with PTSD

God was in control when his Son hung on the cross. Surely he is in control of the lives of our traumatized children, too. Continue reading

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4 Reasons Traumatized Kids Need Mentally Healthy Parents

Children of depressed parents have a higher risk of developing PTSD. Continue reading

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How Parents Can Advocate Effectively for Traumatized Children

Because children with PTSD can’t advocate for themselves. They need us to be their voice when they are too small and too broken to advocate on their own behalf. This post discusses three skills parents must cultivate to be effective advocates for traumatized kids. Continue reading

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