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Family Violence

Family violence involves an assault of any kind-verbal, physical, emotional, sexual, or active or passive neglect-that is committed by one person or persons against another within a family, whether they are married, related, living together or apart, or divorced. Current international research indicates that family violence is a global problem. It occurs between individuals of…

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Abuse and Family Violence

Seventh-day Adventists affirm the dignity and worth of each human being and decry all forms of physical, sexual and emotional abuse and family violence. We recognize the global extent of this problem and the serious, long-term effects upon the lives of all involved. We believe that Christians must respond to abuse and family violence both…

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Ministry Resources on Abuse and Family Violence

MINISTRY RESOURCES ON ABUSE AND FAMILY VIOLENCE Binding up Bruised Reeds: A Quick Reference Guide for Ministry to Families Experiencing Abuse and Family ViolenceSeventh-day Adventist Statement on Family Violence Seventh-day Adventist Statement on Child Sexual Violence Departmental Statement on Female Genital Mutilation Protecting Children from Abuse: A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Church Leaders Family…

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Abuse and Family Violence: A Global Affliction

ABUSE AND FAMILY VIOLENCE: A GLOBAL AFFLICTION Twenty-five years of scientific data regarding the incidence of abuse and family violence undergird the reality that abuse and family violence represent a significant threat to the well-being of individuals and societies worldwide. The Seventh-day Adventist Church is not immune. Abuse and family violence are blind to age,…

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Family Violence: A Christian Response

FAMILY VIOLENCE: A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE Family violence refers to a pattern of violent and coercive behavior exercised by one adult in an intimate relationship over another. It may consist of repeated, severe beatings, or more subtle forms of abuse, including threats and control. Statistics reflect that 95% of the victims of family violence are women,…

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Statement on Family Violence

STATEMENT ON FAMILY VIOLENCE Family violence involves an assault of any kind-verbal, physical, emotional, sexual, or active or passive neglect-that is committed by one person or persons against another within a family, whether they are married, related, living together or apart, or divorced. Current international research indicates that family violence is a global problem. It…

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Binding up Bruised Reeds: A Quick Reference Guide for Ministry to Families Experiencing Violence

New 2009 Release Binding up Bruised Reeds: A Quick Reference Guide for Ministry to Families Experiencing Abuse and Family Violence Edited by Karen M. Flowers and Barbara Couden Hernandez, AdventSource 2009 Available from AdventSource : https://www.adventsource.org Eighty percent of all victims of domestic violence look to a pastor, priest, rabbi, or other religious leader for…

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Ministry Resources on Abuse and Family Violance

MINISTRY RESOURCES ON ABUSE AND FAMILY VIOLENCE Binding up Bruised Reeds: A Quick Reference Guide for Ministry to Families Experiencing Abuse and Family Violence Seventh-day Adventist Statement on Family Violence Seventh-day Adventist Statement on Child Sexual Violence Departmental Statement on Female Genital Mutilation Protecting Children from Abuse: A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Church Leaders…

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