A Cry For Justice

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

Blog Update

We continue to add to the Resources page.  We hope you find them helpful.  These are the recent additions.



The Socially Skilled Child Molester:  Differentiating the Guilty from the Falsely Accused [*Affiliate link] by Carla Van Dam.

Online Resources

Added to site page: Children of Domestic Violence:

1) “Dear Sheldon…” A Story of Maternal Abuse [Internet Archive link] by Taylor Joy Young, blogger and survivor of a domestic abusive mother.
2) Revisiting Parental Alienation Syndrome – Scientific Questions, Real World Consequences [Internet Archive link] This article from Social Work Today presents the “other side” of the PAS debate.
3) Parental Alienation Syndrome: Frye v. Garnder in the Family Courts  Article by Jerome H. Poliacoff, Ph.D., P.A., Cynthia L. Greene, Esq., and Laura Smith Esq. that refutes the premise that Parental alienation syndrome is a valid diagnosis and should be admitted into child custody cases. (Also listed under Legal Issues)

Added to site page: Domestic Violence Agencies Around the World:

Hot Peach Pages:  International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies  Global list of abuse hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centers and women’s organizations, plus domestic violence information in over 110 languages.

Added to site page Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:

PTSD — Symptoms discussed  A YouTube clip in which Dr. Jerry Boriskin explains the symptoms and experiences of individuals who suffer from complex PTSD and how it relates to effective treatment methods.

Added to site page Sermons:

1)   Divorce and Remarriage.  [This talk is no longer available. Editors.]  A talk given by Barbara Roberts to the adult Sunday School class at CRC Tillamook, August 2012, in which she tells how she came to write the book, Not Under Bondage, as she struggled in an abusive marriage and desired above all to be obedient to God’s Word.
2)  Living with a Deceitful Man — Psalm 120  Sermon by Ps. Sam Powell — First Reformed Church, Yuba City, CA.

Added to site page Supporters of Victims of Domestic Abuse:

“Power and Control” and “Accountability Wheels” [Internet Archive link] for Male Aspiring Allies.  by Ben Atherton-Zeman.  Ben, though not a Christian, believes that more work needs to be done to involve men to end men’s violence.  He has created a set of wheels to help men become more effective allies in the movement against battered women.

Website Additions


Tags allow us to group posts that share a common theme.  A complete list of tags can be found on the top menu bar and the most common tags in the tag cloud on the sidebar.  New tags include:  Elder Abuse and Thursday Thought

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