By Mary Beth Bonaventure At the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS), we believe that any instance of child abuse or neglect is one case too many. That’s why it’s so heartbreaking to read statistics showing child abuse and neglect cases rising across the United States. Unfortunately, Indiana is not immune from such trends. Here […]
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By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Black children are twice as likely as whites to be victims of child abuse, with one in five becoming victims of neglect and/or physical, sexual or emotional abuse, according to a new study. “These data highlight that the burden of confirmed maltreatment is far greater than suggested by […]
When we first heard of this ruling, we wondered what the longterm impact would be. It’s interesting that people, particularly members of the current generation, have come to depend on Google and other searches to find what they consider to be reliable and current information. Such searches also are considered a reliable way to do […]
By Minister Joseph Ducker Special to Frost Illustrated I’ve learned that prayer changes things. Pray when you’re up or down. First and foremost, I don’t think it up—I look it up and study the Word of God. Sound doctrine is what needs to be preached and listened to because the false prophets have turned God’s […]
Addictions of all types seem to drive crime in this nation—be they alcohol, drugs and now video addictions. Plus, with all of the child abuse cases, perhaps communities need to look at ways to better prepare people for parenthood. You have to take a test to drive a car; and you’r supposed to have a […]
For the past year or so I have been working with others to create the Three Rivers Arts Center for Kids, TRACK, a concept as simple as it is important. The simple part is this: we provide a platform for the best of our natures to contribute, participate and flourish; the best being the part that finds pleasure in helping others.
At 7p.m. April 16, communities across the state will gather together simultaneously to hold candle-light ceremonies marking the need to prevent child abuse in Indiana. In Allen County, the ceremony is set to be held at Fort Wayne’s Swinney Park, 1600 W. Jefferson Blvd.