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Originally posted on Morven's Blog:
Neil Schori has written a great article about enabling those that we love.   We are literally loving them to death, as we make excuses for dysfunctional and very hurtful behaviors.   I know that Neil would love for you to pass this on: QUIT loving them to death! I’ve counseled…

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Confronting Abuse: We Must be Like John the Baptist

At that time Herod the tetrarch heard about the fame of Jesus, and he said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist. He has been raised from the dead; that is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.” For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison for the sake …

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Abuse victims are perceived as ‘unclean’; yet they reach for the fringe of Christ’s garment

Matthew 9:18-26   While he was saying these things to them, behold, a ruler came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died, but come and lay your hand on her, and she will live.” And Jesus rose and followed him, with his disciples.  And behold, a woman who had suffered from a …

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Infants Are Not Sex Objects — Article by Esther J. Cepeda

Luke 17:2 ESV  It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. The following article is by Esther J. Cepeda and was taken from http://www.wpmediaservices.com/archives/cepe120722.htm We cite the opening paragraphs of …

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Deception and Abuse: This “Christian” Says Fifty Shades of Grey is Quite Alright

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 ESV  Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, (10)  nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.  (11)  …

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A Critique Forum on the Article “In a Difficult Marriage?” | at “Kyria” by Elisabeth K. Corcoran

The following link is to an article I just read online entitled “In a Difficult Marriage?”  The author, Elisabeth Corcoran, does not provide details of why her marriage was difficult, so we are at somewhat of a disadvantage in evaluating the advice she gives in this article.  However, as I read through it, I was …

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