Protecting Your Kids from Predators – MBFLP 195

Just when you thought the rise in sexual abuse of kids couldn’t get more horrifying, recent news has been full of the trials and convictions of Dr. Larry Nassar, the former team physician for Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics – the oversight organization for the U.S. Olympic gymnastics program. Over 150 women and girls have testified how he molested them in the context of sports medical treatment – for over twenty years, in spite of reports and appeals to supervisors and authorities. It’s horrific … but we need to learn from the revelations how we can better protect our own children from this sort of abuse. Warning about “stranger danger” and us simply being there are not enough in today’s climate of rampant abuse. This episode, we talk about important practical steps we can take to combat the new wave of abuse … even from persons in positions of trust.

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Let’s Talk About Sexual Abuse – HIRL Episode 70

HIRL-Episode-70The statistics say it all, 1 in 5 children will be sexually abused before the age 18. A child is much more likely to be abused by a trusted adult than a stranger. We teach our kids fire safety. We teach them about water safety. We teach them about traffic safety.  Somehow the conversation about personal safety from sexual abuse often gets skipped.

Join us on this episode as we interview Justin and Lindsey Holcomb. The Holcombs have recently authored a new book called God Made All of Me – A Book To Help Children Protect Their Bodies. We talk through the topic of sexual abuse. We use real words and talk through a few tips to prevent your children from becoming victims of sexual abuse.  We even address the issue of shame and guilt by parents who feel they missed having this conversation with their kids. Join us for an honest discussion.


EPISODE TIMELINE
2:58 – Introduction
10:31 – Part One – Interview with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb
30:09 – Part Two –Interview with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb


SHOW NOTES:

OUR GUESTS
JustinHolcomb.com
G.R.A.C.E. – Godly Response To Abuse In Religious Environments
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@justinholcomb and @lindseyholcomb

BOOKS REFERENCED:
God Made All Of Me


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