A Cry For Justice

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Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Compassion Requires Anger – If You Aren’t Angry then You Aren’t Compassionate

Ok, it is time to shut down these wrong-headed and damaging notions: 1. A Christian must never be angry at another person 2. Compassion is calm, huggy, weepy, kind – milktoast. Bleh!  Compassion. Let’s look at the word- com + passion = feeling the feelings (passions) of another person WITH (com) that person Yes, compassion …

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Thursday Thought — How to Support an Abuse Victim

If you would like to make a significant difference in the life of an abused woman you care about, keep the following principle fresh in your mind:  Your goal is to be the complete opposite of what the abuser is. The Abuser:  Pressures her severely So you should:  Be patient.  Remember that it takes time for …

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Some things that are True About Every Christian, and Not True About an Abuser

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in …

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Translating Robert Morris’s manipulative introduction of Driscoll

Robert Morris, pastor of Gateway Church near Dallas, recently praised Mark Driscoll and invited him up to the platform at a large conference in Dallas and gave him the microphone (see video — but the latter portion showing Morris and Driscoll speaking on stage has been removed since it was first uploaded to YouTube.) Morris offered Driscoll the microphone — …

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“A Cry For Justice” — a book review by Ps Shane Lems

Why The Church Covers Up Abuse is Ps Shane Lems’ review of the book A Cry For Justice.   I know I said we wouldn’t be publishing a post this Sunday because I mistakenly published one yesterday. . . but this is a little bonus. I hope some of our readers comment at Shane’s post, as I …

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1 Peter 3:6 — Sarah’s children do what is right and do not give way to fear

Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement. (KJV) like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham and called him her lord. You are her daughters if you do what is right and do not give way to fear. (NIV) as …

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