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The Trauma of Family Secrets – with Brian Haynes


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In this deeply personal episode of Family Vision, host Rob Rienow is joined again by Brian Haynes, lead pastor at Bay Area Church and author, for a continuation of their compelling conversation.

This time, the focus shifts to the difficult story of Brian’s family’s battle through the aftermath of uncovering a painful secret that led them into their deepest wilderness yet. Brian shares the heart-wrenching journey of his oldest daughter’s experience of sexual assault and the profound impact it had on every member of their family.

Through their struggle with anger, betrayal, and seeking justice, the Haynes family also embarked on a path toward healing, leaning into Christ, community support, and Christian counseling. This episode offers hope and guidance for families facing their darkest moments the unwavering presence of God in the midst of terrible pain.

God loves your family and there is hope for your future.

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War in the Wilderness: Fight for Your Family When Life Isn’t as It Should Be
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