After sexual violence

What happens next in the community of grace?


  • Carol Penner


sexuality, sexual violence, church, love

Author Biography

Carol Penner

Carol Penner has worked as a sessional lecturer, chaplain, and freelance writer. She is currently pastor of a small Mennonite church in Vineland, Ontario, where she lives with her husband Eugene and two teenage children. The stories in this article are fictional, but they resemble the stories of many women and men whose lives have been affected by sexual violence.