The audio files and links provided are of seminars and radio broadcasts relating to sexual abuse.
These books are recommended resources to help you in your journey as questions arise about sexual abuse and related topics.
These are resources for church leadership (such as pastors, board members, Sunday School teachers).
The Balm of Gilead is not a counseling service. We will assist you in finding a counselor in your area that is best suited to your needs.
Our feelings change like the wind but God’s word never changes. No matter how we feel, nothing separates us from God’s love (Romans 8:35-39). He declares that you are made “very good”. (Genesis 1:31). May you be encouraged by the truths found in God’s Word. Seek and you will find (Matthew 7:7).
These whiteboard presentations and videos came out of our Sexual Abuse Education and Awareness seminars. They are meant to educate, to define terminology, to explain myths, and to give helpful information surrounding the issue of sexual abuse.
The Apostolic Lutheran Church of America is our parent organization. It is thanks to the ALCA that this ministry exists to serve you.
The Mama Bear Effect is a valuable resource for parents regarding sexual abuse education.
We understand that survivors of sexual abuse can often feel overwhelmed by the hurt, pain, frustration and defeat of this violation. We offer hope from the Lord to each one of you accessing our website, the hope and help that we have found. It is with this goal that we have created the Resources that you find here.
While the ALCA Balm of Gilead does not agree with everything that is presented in all of the resources listed on this page, we believe that used with the guidance of the Holy Spirit they may be beneficial in the process of healing. We do not fully endorse all resources that may appear on these websites. Please use your own discretion.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. (Philippians 4:13)
This website was created by the ALCA Balm of Gilead to assist those dealing with sexual abuse. We are not professionals. This website contains general information about sexual abuse reporting. The information is not instruction and should not be treated as such.
You must not rely on the information in this website as an alternative to legal advice from your attorney or other professional legal services provider. If you have any specific questions about any legal matter you should consult your attorney or other professional legal services provider. The provision of this website does not constitute legal advice or opinions of any kind, or any advertising or solicitation. You should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information in this website. The ALCA Balm of Gilead will not be liable for any damages, losses or causes of action of any nature arising from any use of this website.