A Cry For Justice

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

Monthly Archives: September, 2016

Why do Christians insist that Abuse Victims Return to Egypt?

Right on through Scripture, any desire to return to bondage and slavery is treated as foolish and even sinful. And the people complained in the hearing of the LORD about their misfortunes, and when the LORD heard it, his anger was kindled, and the fire of the LORD burned among them and consumed some outlying …

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Jessica Fore (Abuse Survivor) Charged by her PCA Church with Contempt – She is Telling the World

Our friend Jessica Fore has been formally charged by her church elders (Presbyterian Church in America) with contempt for refusing to comply with their orders that she, essentially, just be quiet about her cries for justice. The following is Jessica’s own story which she released today on her blog jessicafore and also shared here on …

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Thursday Thought — The Endless Chase

Jane’s description of a “cat chasing a laser pointer guided by a sociopath” nails it as she describes the exhaustion and frustration of working against abuse.   I think one of the hallmarks of working against abuse ESPECIALLY within the contentedly patriarchal church is how utterly exhausting and frustrating it is. It’s like being a cat …

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Christ Has His Remnant — There ARE True Christians

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said …

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Why Did Jesus Warn Us About Balaam? (part 2)

In part 1, we looked at the error of Balaam — which appears to be willingness to do wrong for financial gain. Now let’s look at the doctrine of Balaam. As you remember from part 1, King Balak of Moab sends messengers to Balaam offering money if he will just come and curse Israel. God tells Balaam not to do it, …

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If I Perish, I Perish — Liam Goligher’s 4th sermon on the book of Esther

UPDATE (22 Sept 2016)   “If I perish, I perish ” —  is highly relevant to the case of Jessica Fore (Abuse Survivor) who has been Charged by her PCA Church with Contempt. Jessica is telling the world and we think she is displaying the kind of courage and faith that Esther displayed. If need be, Jessica is prepared to …

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