A Cry For Justice

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

Daily Archives: July 10th, 2012

Lessons on Abuse from the Account of Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife — by our Readers

I am going to simply insert the biblical account of Joseph’s torment at the hands of Potiphar’s wife (should we find a name for her?), and then I ask our readers to write this article by sharing their insights about how this true story sheds much light upon the nature, tactics, and effects of abuse.  …

Continue reading

The Unique Nature of Sexual Intimacy Makes its Abuse Uniquely Destructive

1 Corinthians 6:15-18 Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never! (16) Or do you not know that he who is joined to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as it is written, “The …

Continue reading

Expose the evil in truth and light, and remove it (advice for pastors Part 7, by Ps Jeff Crippen)

Matthew 18:17  If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church. And if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector. 1 Corinthians 5:1-5 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that …

Continue reading