Jared Fogle and Sexual Brokenness

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Like you, I’ve been stunned the past few days hearing details of the Jared Fogle case. Our family just moved to Zionsivlle, Indiana, where Jared Fogle lives so the intensity of the story has been very noticeable in this community. I was sexually abused as a child. My heart breaks for the 14 victims and their families as they try to put the pieces of their lives back together. My…

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God Redeems Damaged Goods


Tomorrow night is the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. I have to be honest with you and tell you that I’m not much into baseball. Our family will watch portions of World Series games in October, but we’ve never really been captivated by the sport. On, Tuesday May 1, 2012 we finished watching SportsCenter and were making our way to the dinner table when a story came on that transcends…

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45 Years to Build, One Day to Lose


I (Justin) was sexually abused when I was a kid. I was sexually abused by more than one person. I told others that I was sexually abused and those individuals either didn’t believe me or felt like there was nothing they could do about my situation. I don’t live in the past. I don’t relive the abuse. But I am affected by it. There are scars from it. Even if…

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