REDROAD OUTREACH: An Innovative Approach to Helping Women Forgive What They Will Never Forget
a person who has informal and unconventional habits
the act or process of forgiving
*Wendy Redroad hit the highways and byways to test the fit and relevancy of her non-fiction project. A gazillion thanks to the following organizations for their participation and feedback.
The Gatehouse/Discover Your New Path
The Gatehouse is a 61-acre supportive living community where women in crisis receive safe refuge, ample time, practical resources, and healthy relationships to discover new paths for permanent and positive change.
"Wendy, I cannot tell you how impressed I am with this material . . . and with you, the creator of this amazing work! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!"
--Deborah Lyons, MS Psy [Executive Director of The Gatehouse, and Founder of the Independent Life Program]
Independent Peer-support Group Study
"Hallelujah! We've finally found a teaching were someone genuinely gets that all forgiveness is not a cookie-cutter approach. One size does not fit all circumstances. We trust this girl!"
--Rhonda [Focus Group Leader]
"In nine years of prison ministry I've become acutely aware that the main issue the majority of inmates struggle with is forgiveness--for themselves and others. Wendy unlocks the mystery of how to forgive what you'll never forget and provides the guidance to do it. Her message opened their eyes to new ways of understanding and approaching forgiveness."
--Donna Criswell [Prison Ministry Director, Chapel of Hope]
Valiant Hearts provides monthly outreach and weekly group support for women impacted by sexual exploitation.
"Wendy Redroad is our go-to girl on the topic of forgiveness. She shares powerful journey intertwining healing and forgiveness for women who've suffered all manner of abuse. She is relatable, compassionate, and biblically sound in her approach as she takes women by the hand and gently walks them through their own journey of healing and freedom."
--Carrie Gurley [Executive Director] Valiant Hearts
Hilltop Recovery Ministries is a faith-based ministry that utilizes the 12-step program to aid women in crisis through personal plan development, support groups, and transitional housing for women who need additional support as they prepare for independent sober living.
"Strong. Solid. Encouraging. Empowering. REAL."
--Amy Carter [Support Group Facilitator and Staff Member]
Proven Way Ministries: Leadership Workshop
Wendy was interviewed on the topic of forgiveness. Q & A time was provided as leaders discussed the challenges they often face with women who struggle to forgive due to betrayal/abuse.