A Splash of Love....

It is one thing to tell the stories of how God brought redemption and the places where hope shone through. It’s another thing to share the struggle. The secret darkness that many, if not all abuse victims suffer through, trying to make sense of life, of God, of purpose and meaning.

When Murray shared with me his burden for abuse in the church, I felt a swelling of life and hope in me that made it all worth it. Even in those early days of acknowledging what had happened, I found comfort in that purpose. Murray was the first ‘testament’ to that purpose and the hope in me literally sent tingles through my body, all the way down to my toes, as I felt my heart would burst. In the wonder of that purpose a glorious ‘Hallelujah’ rose from the depth of pain, making it all seem not so bad…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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