A Cry For Justice

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

Monthly Archives: November, 2019

Wayne Grudem’s change of mind on divorce for abuse falls short

Wayne Grudem has changed his mind on divorce. I’m glad Wayne Grudem has changed his mind but his change of mind doesn’t go far enough. His new position still falls short because he implies victims can only divorce if church leaders permit it doesn’t take into account how easily church leaders are snowed by abusers …

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Church apologies are getting old. It’s wise to be cynical about church abuse-awareness programs.

Don’t get too excited if a church apologises to abuse victims and runs an ‘awareness program’ about abuse. This post is a head’s up to those who might be getting hopeful about the churches that are running ‘abuse awareness programs’ these days. It is a re-working of an old post of mine. First I’m going …

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I’ve started a second blog – The Mystery Of Iniquity

I have created a second blog, The Mystery Of Iniquity. Don’t worry, I will still keep writing at A Cry For Justice. The Mystery of Iniquity Both of my blogs bring a biblical perspective to abuse, but the types of abuse they cover are different. A Cry For Justice is about domestic abuse. The Mystery …

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Blindness as a judgment from God – part 6 of series on blindness and deception

When people make themselves blind through their own choice to suppress the truth in unrighteousness, God makes them even more blind. 2 Thessalonians 2:10b-12 They perish because they would not receive the love of the truth, so that they might have been saved. And therefore God will send them strong delusion, so that they will …

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New website for my book Not Under Bondage

The new site for my book is notunderbondage.com It gives several purchase options for the book—you can pay in USD, GBP or AUD. The website also has reviews of the book by theologians, pastors, counselors, survivors of abuse and their supporters.  Most of the reviews are not on Amazon: they were published in theological journals …

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Did Abraham order Sarah to be dishonest? (Is it always sinful to tell an untruth? – Part 4)

Abraham did not ask Sarah to tell an outright lie. He only asked her not to tell the whole truth… the whole truth being that she was his wife as well as his sister / half-sister. Genesis 20 11 Abraham replied [to Abimelech], “I thought, ‘There is absolutely no fear of God in this place. …

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