Dove's Nest: June 2016 Newsletter 
When Abusers Have "Done a Lot of Good"

By Pastor Alan Stucky

Last month my wife sent me the link for Marissa Buck's article on Our Stories Untold. I poured through it, which then made me go finish reading Lauren's original article. And before I say anything else I have to say, yes, I believe them; it is abuse, and it is heartbreaking.

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Equipping Pastors to Be Protectors 

By Melissa Hofstetter, Speaker's Bureau member 

Pastors are our heroes. They are often the most trusted individuals in kids’ lives, and our kids need us, as pastors, to be empowered by education and fully equipped to help them.  

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Places Where Our Children Find Safety

By Nancy Kauffmann, board member 

I appreciated the reflection on “When Abusers Have Done a Lot of Good” by Alan Stucky. He talks about the trap we can so easily fall into when the person who has abused is someone who has been known "to do so much good work."

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Dove's Nest Holds SpankOut Day Training

Does spanking teaches children good behavior? If done correctly, it can be an effective form of discipline, right? And it’s not harmful?
Wrong to all three.

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Dove's Nest Upcoming Events  

Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship
Boise, Idaho
September 10, 2016

North Goshen Mennonite Church
Goshen, Indiana
September 17, 2016

Deep Faith
Anabaptist Faith Formation Conference 

Elkhart, Indiana
October 6–8, 2016

National Association of Christian Social Workers Convention 
Cincinnati, Ohio
November 19, 2016

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