A Cry For Justice

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

Monthly Archives: April, 2015

John Piper’s old church is admitting to fault in how it has addressed domestic abuse, and making changes.

Pastor Jason Meyer at John Piper’s old Church (Bethlehem Baptist) preached a sermon on Domestic Abuse last Sunday (sermon: Fooled By False Leadership).  Many are hopeful change is taking place. I am pessimistically hopeful. Why hopeful? Because I really do hope the evil of abuse in the church is beginning to be exposed and called …

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Book review – “The Bait of Satan: Living Free from the Deadly Trap of Offense” by John Bevere

The very first sentence in the preface of this book has a red flag.  Bevere writes: The book you hold is quite possibly the most important confrontation with truth you’ll encounter in your lifetime. Say what?  Why didn’t he just say “I am”?  The author’s arrogance, heresy and thinly veiled narcissism is already screaming.  It …

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Blog Update

We’ve added items to our Resources page and made some changes to the blog.  Take a look! RESOURCES Children of Domestic Violence Staying for the Kids? by Barbara Roberts When the kids blame the victim too. by Barbara Roberts Supporters of Victims of Domestic Abuse Truelove Homes  Truelove Homes is a non-profit Christian ministry that educates, encourages, …

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How Cowardice Enables Abusers

The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my son. But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is …

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You are near in their mouth and far from their heart

A Lament Righteous are you, O LORD, when I complain to you; yet I would plead my case before you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all who are treacherous thrive? You plant them, and they take root; they grow and produce fruit; you are near in their mouth and far …

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Keeping Our Children Safe

As survivors of abuse, and parents who must share access of our children with our abusers, it is critically important to talk to them about protecting themselves from sexual abuse. Why? Because according to research, studies indicate that a batterer is about four to six times more likely than a non-batterer to sexually abuse his …

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