How Collusion with Sexual and Domestic Abuse Plays Out in the Faith Community

by Dee Ann Miller

Before we can confront collusion effectively, we must be able to recognize it, to understand its origins, and comprehend the depths of the challenge. Only then, will we not blame ourselves when others fail to join us. If possible, please read ALL four of these articles in sequence and in one setting.

  • What is Collusion?

  • Collusion--It's Really Just a Symptom

  • Striking Parallels and Contrasts--comparing family dynamics in substance abuse with the problem of collusion in churches

  • A Two-Fold Treatment Approach

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