A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

Daily Archives: March 25th, 2012

Does the Bible Teach Meritorious Suffering?

The following illustration has been used to convince abuse victims that the abuse they are suffering is God’s determined will for them, and they need to submit to it.  Divorce is out of the question – There was a man, who was given a cross to bear through life. As he traveled he noticed that …

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If A Victim Divorces Her Abuser, She is Going to Hell

Does that headline sound like a National Enquirer exaggeration?  I wish it were.  I want to give you a summary here of “loving Christian counsel” that was recently given to a victim of 25 years of abuse.  Intense, evil, destructive abuse directed against her and against her children.  It is ongoing.   She has decided to …

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Not Under Bondage – Barbara Roberts’ solo website

There are those who “get it” about domestic abuse, and those who don’t. How do we shift people from the place of incomprehension to comprehension? Often the transition occurs when a person experiences domestic abuse at close quarters: either because they get abused themselves, or because they are a friend or family member of a …

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