Police – Help or Hindrance? 

Within the UK, domestic abuse is considered a gendered crime, disproportionately affecting female victims more than male victims. Resources available for those that suffer abuse has always been predominantly aimed at females, run by feminist organisations who appear to set the narrative on domestic abuse across all sectors

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Building Relationships

Jody, CEO of Jonathan’s House, has been meeting with several churches in South Wales, talking with Pastors and letting them know about the vision behind the Ministry.

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Psychological Trauma

Psychological trauma (mental trauma, psych trauma, or psychiatric trauma) is an emotional response caused by severe distressing events such as accidents, violence, rape, terror or sensory overload. 

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Safeguarding: Responding to Abuse

Churches need to be seen as safe zones for people who have been victims of abuse.  I did some research as I was writing this piece on how churches covered the issue of domestic abuse within their safeguarding policies.

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