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Monthly Archives: April, 2018

God’s view of women who get targeted by abusive men (2 Timothy 3:6-7)

Men who abuse women tend to target women who are: weighed down with sins led astray by their desires/passions/feelings always learning and never able to come to a knowledge of the truth ‘little women’  (the Greek is a single word which is the diminutive of women) That’s what the Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:6-7. This …

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The Mortal Danger of Living as if Evil is Non-Existent — a reblog by Ps Crippen

Wake up, Christian. Listen to the victims. Believe them. Admit your ignorance about the devil and his methods and start taking serious steps to correct that ignorance. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill is a three volume biography of Winston Churchill, written by William Manchester.  The opening quotes in this post are all taken from the …

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“Marinated in trauma” – generational transmission of trauma. Diane Langberg & Phil Monroe

When a person’s life is marinated in trauma, that has profound effects on the individual. When a  connected group of people is systemically traumatized (such as the Jews in the holocaust) studies show this has negative effects down several generations. And what if a whole society is systemically traumatizing some of its members? The three …

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Have you been strangled? Or smothered so you couldn’t breathe?

Professionals, the public and victims are misinformed about strangulation. Most victims of strangulation will not have visible external injuries. Fatal strangulation can occur without any external evidence of violence on the human body. The victim may die hours, days or months after the strangulation event. Non-fatal strangulation can have serious immediate and long-term health consequences …

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Thy Kingdom Come — sermon by Ps Jeff Crippen

Christ’s kingdom is here – but not yet in its fullness. If you are are genuinely in Christ then you are a citizen of His kingdom, of a country if you will that is not of this present world. The renovation of this enemy territory has begun. Thy Kingdom Come Matthew 4:12-25 ESV Ps. Jeff …

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Resistance and backlash to social change

If you are working to promote social change, you can expect to meet resistance. Resistance may occur in any setting (e.g. a local church, or the Christian community at large). It may come from individuals or collectively, and from men or women. When it comes to social change, people (and organisations) are on a continuum, …

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