Resources by Sharon Dickens

Sharon Dickens is the Director of Operations and Women's Ministry at 20Schemes, a church-planting organization based in Niddrie, Scotland. Sharon has over 26 years experience working in the community primarily with families and people who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness.

Nov 2, 2015

The First Cut is the Deepest

Self-Harmers in the Church

Rarely in Christian circles have I found the subject of "cutting" or other self-harm discussed with any depth. I don’t know why that is. But I do know one thing for sure: Christians who self-harm often experience an added layer of the guilt and shame that a self-harmer already experiences. The good news is that there is hope and freedom from the cycle of self-harm in Jesus Christ.

Aug 31, 2016

How Can Single Mothers Raise Godly Young Men? by Sharon Dickens

We must not, therefore, underestimate the importance of the local church family when it comes to pastoral issues regarding single parent parenting and discipleship.