Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation

How Church Leaders Should Respond to Sexual Abuse

How should pastors and leaders respond to sexual abuse when it happens in the church? It’s easy to be shocked and there is often a lack of preparedness to face such a complex and painful situation. This elective will explore a biblical, gracious and courageous response to the abused, abuser and their families.

This lecture is from the 2009 CCEF National Conference, “Sex Matters.” Complete audio of this conference is available here.

Dr. Timothy S. Lane is the President of the Institute for Pastoral Care and served as served as a counselor and faculty at CCEF from 2001 until 2013, and as Executive Director from 2007 until 2013.