Autumn Miles

Autumn Miles is author of Appointed and the founder and president of the Blush Network, a conference ministry dedicated to spiritually challenging the way young women think. She is also the co-host of Power Talk, a Christian radio show in Dallas.

(RNS) Too often, it can be easy to assume that some issues are less prevalent in the church. We forget that, as a collective of individuals shaped by the culture at large, sin is indiscriminate in whom it touches. Many church leaders do not realize that all evils are present in their congregations, especially sins that carry a heavy culture of silence. A new LifeWay Research poll shows that 74 percent of pastors misjudge the prevalence of sexual and domestic violence within their congregations.
September 19, 2014