What Is Your Role as a Christian in the #MeToo Movement?
We are in a significant moment in our society because of the #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements. People are coming forward about suffering abuse at the hands of others. What has been a private, quiet, and likely agonizing reality for thousands of men and women dealing with the trauma associated with sexual assault for many years is coming to light. What we know now cannot be ignored. How should you and I process this moment as laypeople? What should we say and do when a friend shares she* has been sexually assaulted? I am not a psychologist, but I am a survivor, and I offer six ways we as ordinary laypeople can think through and take action in the #MeToo era.   ...more

Kathleen Notes: A well written and thoughtful article. The only problem I have is with the #3 option that the author. Unless you are a mandatory reporter (counselors are) or the victim is someone who cannot protect themselves(a child for example), the decision to report is highly personal and should be left to the victim.

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