Tackling DVA In Faith Communities: FOUNDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE


The Bishop of Durham – The Rt Revd Paul Butler, addressing conference delegates On the 23rd of November 2017, we hosted an educational conference geared to empowering faith communities to tackle  Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) that occurs in their own  environments. The conference themed “Foundations For The  Future”, was set to lay out a mandate … Continue reading Tackling DVA In Faith Communities: FOUNDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE

Kudakwashe On BBC Radios Discussing Domestic Abuse Against Men


    This morning Kudakwashe Nyakudya challenged Christians, & other faith groups, to offer “practical faith” by reaching out to men victims of Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA), as she was speaking in interviews on BBC’s religious programmes broadcasted on radios across United Kingdom. Though DVA mainly affects women & also children, more than 2.2 million men … Continue reading Kudakwashe On BBC Radios Discussing Domestic Abuse Against Men

Understanding The “LIVED EXPERIENCE” Of Victims


Written by Kudakwashe Nyakudya In as much as many of us want to know the extent of Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) by way of using statistics, it has more weight for this pandemic to be known in terms of the lived experience of adult & child victims. Understanding the lived experience gives knowledge in another dimension, dictating … Continue reading Understanding The “LIVED EXPERIENCE” Of Victims

Fore-giving, Forgiving, & Forgiveness


Written by Kudakwashe Nyakudya Forgiveness is a term regularly used in human life, but it seems everyone has their own understanding of what this is. In my journey of life – especially when emerging from an abusive relationship, I came to develop my own unique understanding of forgiveness in three particular ways. Fore-giving: Fore-giving is … Continue reading Fore-giving, Forgiving, & Forgiveness

Archbishop of York boldly responds to child sexual abuse cases in Church of England


Statement from Archbishop of York on the Independent Inquiry by Her Honour Judge Sally Cahill into the Church of England’s response to child sexual abuse cases Originally published 22 October 2014 “I wish to begin by expressing my gratitude to the Judge, Her Honour Judge Sally Cahill QC, Mr Joe Cocker and Mrs Nicola Harding for … Continue reading Archbishop of York boldly responds to child sexual abuse cases in Church of England

“Rediscovering Your Destiny After Overcoming A Life Crisis”


Last Saturday Kudakwashe Nyakudya delivered a very moving and highly informative teaching on “Rediscovering Your Destiny After Overcoming A Life Crisis”. This was at the Inspired Khaya Conference 2014 which was created by fervent author, Vonayi Nyamazana, to inspire international Christian women to change the world through following their dreams and passions. Kudakwashe kick started her teaching by boldly speaking about her … Continue reading “Rediscovering Your Destiny After Overcoming A Life Crisis”