Ending Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Mississippi

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Clergy & Religious Groups

Free Trainings for the Faith-Based Community

As a part of domestic violence awareness month 2010, S.A.F.E. Inc., northeast Mississippi’s rape crisis center and domestic violence shelter, is sponsoring “The Faith Based Community and Domestic Violence” trainings for clergy, youth group leaders, and members of the faith-based community. Through a mail campaign, over 600 churches and faith-based groups from 11 counties were […]

Free Training “The Faith Based Community and Domestic Violence.”

As a part of domestic violence awareness month 2010, S.A.F.E. Inc., northeast Mississippi’s rape crisis center and domestic violence shelter, is sponsoring “The Faith Based Community and Domestic Violence” a series of trainings for clergy, youth group leaders, and members of the faith-based community. Information on identifying and coping with domestic violence, the affects of […]

What Every Congregation Needs to Know About Domestic Violence

By Deborah Yates, Executive Director How does religious doctrine address domestic violence? Religious teachings can serve as either a roadblock or a resource in addressing domestic violence. There is nothing in Christian teaching which can rightly be used to justify abuse.  However, there are teachings which can be misused and distorted to suggested that domestic […]