Abuse

Abuse (Sexual & Domestic)

Helpful Articles

Healing for Abuse Victims Starts Here

Posted on October 18, 2018

Please note that this is the perspective of one survivor. We know that each person's story is unique, different and valued. We have included a "next step"...

Finding Freedom from the Effects of Sexual Abuse

Posted on July 07, 2018

Did you know that roughly 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys has been sexually abused, raped, or molested? If those statistics seem alarmingly high, itís because many sexual abuse...

Anxiety's Lies & Joy's Truths

Posted on March 02, 2017

BY MARCY HOLDER, GRACE ATTENDER & BLOGGER A massive fist squeezed my chest. Racing thoughts and an elevated heartbeat tormented my body as I ran through an endless mental...

Sermons

Breaking the Silence

The cultural #metoo movement continues to shape our national conversation and the Church needs to talk about it. We believe that the stories of the women that are now being told are deserving of this pause to LISTEN, REFLECT & CHANGE. The abuse of women is an abuse of power. It has been going on since the fall of humankind and it was never what God intended. Click here to watch/listen.

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Intimacy After Abuse

Tacha was gang-raped at a party when she was young. As a result, she began to think of herself as an object. In her marriage, she battles a fear of intimacy with her husband, so she does all she can to avoid intimacy. Watch now.


Finding God After Abuse

Growing up in an abusive home environment left Aracely feeling used and worthless. Through one influential friend and her youth pastor she came to know hope through a relationship with God. Watch now.

Local Support & Recovery Groups

Domestic Violence - Trader’s Point Christian Church 

The team supports those facing domestic violence by sharing information and resources available through Sheltering Wings at shelteringwings.org. For more information, contact Brenda Hessel.  

On Eagles' Wings - Northview Church

On Eagles’ Wings is a ministry for women survivors of childhood sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, as well as survivors of past domestic abuse. It is a ministry of hope and healing through Jesus Christ and based on God’s Word. This is a Fixed Group, so please join us at the beginning of a session. Learn more at northviewchurch.us.

Prevail

Prevail works with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Prevail specializes in working with those who have experienced trauma. Their services include advocacy, safety planning, crisis response, and support groups and they work with individuals and families, including kids, teens, and adults. Learn more at prevailinc.com.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is the only national organization that directly serves victims of domestic abuse, their friends and family. Highly-trained, expert advocates are available 24/7 by phone to talk with anyone who is affected by physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse. Their services are completely free and
confidential, and they have the largest and most comprehensive database of local and national resources in the country. Along with these resources, they offer lifesaving tools, immediate support and hope to empower victims to break free of abuse. Learn more at thehotline.org.

Counselor Referrals

  • Janna Kinner — (317) 775-3030

  • Tim Heck — (317) 585 -1060

  • Chad Sudsberry — (317) 514-9026

  • Nedra Koenig — (317) 564-8610