Posts tagged "Sexual Assault"

Rid of My Disgrace: A Personal Testimony

Rid of My Disgrace: A Personal Testimony

As part of sexual assault awareness month, we are proud to re-present Lauren’s brave, personal reflections on Justin and Lindsey Holcomb’s book Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault. To read her review of the book itself, click here. Due to the sensitive and highly personal nature of this post, we have decided to turn off the comments section. However, if you would like for any reason to be in touch with Lauren, you may use the form at the bottom of the post.

Nearly 18 years ago, I was sexually assaulted by two young men,…

Read More »

Rid of My Disgrace: A Review

Rid of My Disgrace: A Review

“There is an epidemic of sexual assault, and victims need the kind of hope and help that only the gospel of Jesus Christ can provide.” – Mark Driscoll

So begins the forward to the book, Rid of My Disgrace, by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb. And this book does in fact provide that needed hope and help for victims of sexual assault. I picked it up at the Mockingbird Conference in NYC this past April. As a theologian of the Cross and lover of all books that iterate and reiterate the message of Grace to those who are suffering, I could not…

Read More »

The Grace of God and the Hermorrhage of the Soul: An Interview with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb, Part 2

The Grace of God and the Hermorrhage of the Soul: An Interview with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb, Part 2

We are pleased to present the second and final part of Andrea Zimmerman’s interview with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb about their new book Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault. To read part one of the interview, go here, and for those who missed Andrea’s into the first time, we’ve reprinted here:

Even in the few short months since its release, Rid of My Disgrace has proven to be an invaluable and much-needed resource. So I was truly honored to have the opportunity to speak with Justin and Lindsey about it in a bit more depth….

Read More »

Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault

Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault

We have the privilege of presenting an excerpt from Lindsey and Justin Holcomb’s brand-new book Rid of My Disgrace: Hope and Healing for Victims of Sexual Assault. I’ve read the whole thing and can honestly say that it is an indispensable resource, a work of deep compassion and pastoral sensitivity, bringing grace to bear on a very dark corner indeed. A truly important and unique accomplishment. The first chapter begins thus:

If you have suffered as the result of a sexual assault, this book is written to you and for you—not about you. What happened to you was not your fault….

Read More »