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Mary paints Scripture and prayer art

just for you!

Several years ago, Mary’s friend created art during Lent, one piece every day for forty days. She thought that sounded much more interesting than giving up chocolate, so she painted during Lent as a spiritual practice. Mostly she illustrated Scripture. Mary’s friends began asking for her art (which she was certainly self-conscious about), but she eventually created a little store. There, you can find illustrated prayers, Scripture cards, journals, a calendar, greeting cards, and screen savers.

Even if your story is difficult or traumatic, there is hope.

Mary loves to advocate for people with hard stories. (She’s been there.)

(Just click on each story to learn more.)

Mary DeMuth speaks with Carol Costello on CNN’s Across America, talking about how the church handles abuse, and how it can do better.

CNN

Guest: Across America

Featured here. “People who are broken and hurting are tutors to lead us to Christ,” she said. “As you love someone who’s broken, you are being like Christ to them, but you’re also discovering Christ in them because he only shows up in the weak and the broken—his power is made perfect in our weakness.… Instead of looking at someone as a project, look at them as the projection of the beauty of Christ.”

Christianity Today

Featured in: 10 Women Who Are Changing the Southern Baptist Response to Abuse

Read here. “Often we see in communities of faith that victims are admonished to be grace-like, offering instant forgiveness to their abuser as if it could be doled out like a trinket or candy. And when someone is pressured to ‘be like Jesus’ and forgive swiftly, often this pressure causes harm. Sexual violation cuts deeply. It eats away at worth, esteem, and personhood.”  

The Washington Post

byline, "In faith communities like the Duggars, abuse victims are encouraged to be filled with grace. It’s not that simple."

Listen here. “Author and advocate Mary DeMuth explains the history of sexual abuse in the church, why cover ups are now so common, how we can respond more redemptively, and the best ways to prevent abuse in the first place.”

The Holy Post

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Blog Stories

Big does not (always) mean blessing

Big does not (always) mean blessing

Big numbers are proof that a ministry is "good" and beyond reproach, right? Doesn't that success mean God is blessing that entity? If a ministry is growing and bringing people in the front door, those numbers prove God is at work, so the reasoning goes that anyone who...

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When you overshare for attention

When you overshare for attention

I've been thinking about how I'm made, how God has uniquely gifted me. I am a discloser by nature, and I thank God for that odd gift because He has used it to bring healing my way. Right after high school, I went on "Beyond Malibu," a weeklong hiking trip in the...

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The Grief of Church Hurt

The Grief of Church Hurt

“Great is the art of the beginning, but greater is the art of ending. "—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow You may or may not know, but we are walking through a season of transition as we've left our church of 23 years and are looking for a new church home. All that to say,...

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