A sermon by Pastor Winston Bosch of Jubilee Canadian Reformed Church in Ottawa, Ontario. Here he preaches from 1 Corinthians 7:12-15 on the subject of Paul and divorce.

Rachael Denhollander, Todd Benkert, and Dave Pittman team up to give an introduction to trauma-informed care and its usefulness in Christian ministry. In this breakout, they answer the questions What is Trauma? How does trauma affect a person? Is trauma-informed care biblical? What does trauma-informed care look like in the context of the local church? […]

Pete Singer interviews Diane Langberg and Phil Monroe about the abuse of power in the church.

In the second session we will focus on how the counsellor listens to trauma and enters in more deeply into the experience of abuse. A case will be presented for discussion.

Natural disasters, interpersonal trauma, and violence victims combined make up a huge pool of suffering and often incapacitated humans, many not only right outside the doors of our churches but also sitting in our pews. How can we, the church in the 21st century, respond to this great mission field of traumatized humans?

Psychologist Diane Langberg talks about what to do when trauma is in the church.

Trauma raises questions about who God is, his character, his faithfulness, his purposes, and his capacity to keep us. It is critical that we understand the nature of these struggles and do not silence them or treat them as a failure of faith.

Global statistics suggest that one in three females and one in six males will be victims of sexual violence at some point in their lives. This seminar will focus on how to counsel victims who have endured the trauma of sexual abuse.

Historically, when someone has experienced trauma that has a lasting impact, they have been diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In recent years those who work with trauma victims have advocated for an additional category: Complex Trauma.