|Ministry in the #MeToo Moment|
As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors.
Last summer Stephanie Lobdell, co-lead pastor at Mountain Home Church of the Nazarene in Idaho, started a sermon series on the forgotten characters of Scripture. One of the subjects she wanted to cover was Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, who was raped by a Hivite prince. Her sexual assault ultimately spurred her brothers to massacre the royal’s people (Gen. 34).
Lobdell’s co-pastor and husband, Tommy, was apprehensive about her decision to broach Dinah’s story. “He said, ‘Why ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment