Boz Tchividjian – a former child abuse chief prosecutor and the founder/director of GRACE – expounds upon five of the most common characteristics of child predators (linked above):
1. Offenders may have many victims.
2. Offenders can be the most unsuspected people.
3. Offenders are not strangers.
4. Offenders often prey upon trusting and vulnerable young people.
5. Offenders minimize their criminal actions [i.e. victimize themselves].
For more from Boz Tchividjian, read “7 Ways to Welcome Abuse Survivors in Our Churches”