A Cry For Justice

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

Monthly Archives: April, 2019

The Bible uses different words for divorce but they all mean legal divorce. Those who tell you otherwise are mistaken.

Some people say we must pay close attention to the different words the Bible uses for divorce because the words mean different things. These folks say that words like depart/ leave/ put away/ separate do not refer to legal divorce because no divorce certificate was issued, whereas other words refer to a certificate of divorce …

Continue reading

The tangled mess of mistaken notions about what the Bible teaches on divorce

The tangled mess of mistaken notions about the doctrine of divorce is truly a gigantic knot. It takes a lot of untying to get it correct. And most professing Christians, in my observation, are still carrying around at least one but probably several false notions about divorce doctrine. The false notions prop each other up …

Continue reading

Domestic & family violence survivors answer “Was it really that bad?” – from ABC TV Australia

“Was it really that bad?”  “What are the scars?”  “Why didn’t you leave?” Australia’s ABC TV has been broadcasting a series called You Can’t Ask That. The series is helping break down misinformation, false concepts and stereotypes. In this episode, survivors of domestic and family violence talk about their experiences. We hear from several different …

Continue reading

Don Hennessy will be providing an audio version of “Steps To Freedom”

I’ve just learned that Don Hennessy is planning to distribute a free audio version of his book Steps to Freedom: Escaping Intimate Control.  This is yet more evidence that Don truly cares for victims of domestic abuse. When I learn more about the audio version, I will let you know by publishing a new and …

Continue reading

Abusers know no shame

Zephaniah 3:1-5 Woe to the city that is rebellious and defiled, the oppressive city! 2 She has not obeyed; she has not accepted discipline. She has not trusted in the Lord; she has not drawn near to her God. 3 The princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are wolves of the night, which leave nothing …

Continue reading

We’ve revamped our FAQs

Our FAQ page is now easier to navigate. And we’ve added a section about Financial Abuse. See the changes here: FAQ You can always find out FAQs in the top menu. If you’re using a phone to view our site, click the down arrow next to the word “Menu’.  

Continue reading