Friday, December 2, 2011

A Facade of Goodness: response to Penn State on Focus on the Family

Best-selling author Dannah Gresh and her husband, Bob — who reside near Penn State and have a son attending the university — offer an inside perspective on the response of local Christians to the allegations of sexual misconduct levied against former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky in a recent Focus on the Family broadcast.




That children should be protected is a transcendent truth.

If it happens in your school, don't go to the school. Go to the police. If it happens in your church, don't go to the church. Go to the police!

Prestonwood Baptist Church did not even do what was LEGALLY necessary in reporting child sexual abuse.

Just one person would have had to stand up...ring the bell.
The media is doing what we should have done a long time ago. The media is holding accountable those leaders that we did not.
Stand up for what is right and let God handle the rest. 

Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. Psalm 82: 3-4


The Swimsuit Lesson is a powerful family resource -
introducing a simple, yet effective way for parents to educate their children about the danger of sexual abuse. This beautifully illustrated story book includes a separate step-by-step parents' guide. Author Jon Holsten provides a realistic view of the danger facing children today - and what parents can do to reduce chances of being victimized.
 Jon Holsten is a veteran police sergeant in Fort Collins, Colorado. As a detective in his agency’s Crimes Against Persons Unit, Jon investigated and helped successfully prosecute dozens of child sexual assault cases. Jon is a recognized authority on the topics of child sexual abuse education and prevention.
 
"A unique and passionate book!"
Diane Sawyer - ABC's World News Tonight
 
"A simple, easy to understand formula."
Charlie Gibson - ABC News


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