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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Why Couple Counseling is not recommended for domestic abuse

Twelve Reasons Why Couple’s Counsel is not Recommended when Domestic Violence is Present is an article (pdf) from the ARMS website.  We think our readers might like it as a resource. Giving the article to pastors and counselors may help them understand why couple’s counseling (and I would add marriage intensives) is not advisable in …

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Exodus and Freedom from Abuse

This post has been written by one of our readers — Still Scared (but getting angry). I have often asked for prayer and specifically asked people not to pray for my abusive ex-husband, nor tell me they are praying for him. I have gotten the impression from some people — and sometimes been told outright …

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Ride Like the Wind

David and I watched The Fellowship of the Ring last night. I could not stop talking throughout the entire flick. I was so excited that he was sharing this part of my life with me. David had never seen the movies and I get to introduce him to the Tolkein-beauty that has been a thread …

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Perception vs. Per”crap”tion

This post is by one of our readers. Pffffttt. Was that the sound of a can opening? Perhaps a can of worms? My perception is that it is tuna, but your perception may be that it is albacore, because the smell while similar is still different, but the fact is, that this can opening right …

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Interview with David Instone-Brewer, author of “Divorce & Remarriage in the Bible”

David Instone-Brewer is the author of  two books on the topic of divorce: Divorce and Remarriage in the Bible,  and Divorce and Remarriage in the Church [*affiliate links]. See instonebrewer.com/divorceremarriage David says of himself: “I work at Tyndale House, a research institute in Cambridge UK which specializes in biblical studies. My personal presuppositions are that Jesus …

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Give ear to my prayer, O God, and hide not yourself from my plea for mercy! Attend to me, and answer me; I am restless in my complaint and I moan, because of the noise of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked. For they drop trouble upon me, and in anger they …

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