Abuse (Sexual & Domestic)

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Heart Family

Posted on August 27, 2020

BY HANNAH STAPLETON, GRACE ATTENDER   I grew up with an abusive parent. The majority of my memories with my dad involve someone getting screamed at (either me, my siblings,...

A Safe Place

Posted on November 20, 2018

BY ROSIE WITTLEDER, GRACE ATTENDER & BLOGGER I grew up in a cult until age 10. That was 25 years ago. (Now you know how old I am :) You might think, “You’re good now though,...

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"...


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 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.

Online Resources

Counselor Referrals

  • Janna Kinner — (317) 775-3030

  • Tim Heck — (317) 585 -1060

  • Chad Sudsberry — (317) 514-9026

  • Nedra Koenig — (317) 564-8610