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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Resurrection after Rape – a free book for you to review

I came across the book Resurrection After Rape some time ago but haven’t had time to look at it in detail. It is written by Matt Atkinson, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a first nation man. I don’t think he is a Christian but from a quick scan of the contents page, he seems …

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Red Flags – Warning signs in me – a repost from MovedByFaith

We’ve heard about red flags that someone is an abuser. But there are also red flags in victims – ways they think and feel and rationalize during the courtship – which in retrospect they realize were signs of danger. A survivor Kara discusses this topic on Moved By Faith, where she blogs with her friend …

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We have compromised the gospel and filled pews with unregenerate people (advice for pastors Part 5, by Ps Jeff Crippen)

Galatians 1:6-11 ESV I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel — not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. But even if we or …

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Red Riding Hood and the Wolf

She was tripping along the woodland path, picking flowers. What a beautiful yellow flower!  Its warm yellow color reminds me of how God forgives us for our sins, and how we are to forgive others!  I’ll pick it for Grandma. And what lovely pink flowers! Look at how they grow in clumps, and cascade so …

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Non-abusive men: speak up, stand up and step out to prevent domestic abuse

Most men think Domestic Violence is wrong. If you think Domestic Violence is wrong, stop being silent in thinking that it’s wrong. It is not good enough to not hit your wife. That is no longer the standard for being a good man. A good man does more than that. It is time that we …

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Forgiveness with Boundaries – David and King Saul (by Joe Pote)

Here is a segment of Joe Pote’s post Forgiveness with Boundaries, from his blog Redeemed. It’s an excellent biblical example of how forgiveness need not entail reconciliation with the person who has hurt you, especially if that person is still likely to be dangerous. *** Then Saul said, “I have sinned. Return, my son David, for I …

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