A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Wendell G

Has the Church Embraced the Mindset of Sharia Law in Abuse Cases?

In 2008, the United Nations condemned the stoning to death of a 13 year old girl for fornication. Her crime? She was gang raped and then sentenced to death by a Sharia court. In 2013, a Norwegian woman was visiting Dubai on business and was raped by a Muslim man. When she reported the rape, she was arrested, …

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Whitewashed Tombs

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which on the outside appear beautiful, but inside they are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness. So you, too, outwardly appear righteous to men, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.” Matthew 23:27-28 New American Standard Version The more …

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The Similarity Between Doug Wilson’s Words and Rape in Pornography

****TRIGGER WARNING**** Last fall, Doug Wilson, a prominent member of the homeschooling and quiver full movement, caused a firestorm in the blogging community by making this statement: When we quarrel with the way the world is, we find that the world has ways of getting back at us. In other words, however we try, the sexual …

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Jezebel as a Picture of Abuse

Recently, Barbara was presented with a question about the “Jezebel Spirit”, specifically whether it applies only to women. In the ensuing internal discussion, we bandied back and forth about how to handle this subject as the original question raised a lot more questions. What exactly is the “Jezebel Spirit”?  Is it an issue for women …

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A Journey Through the Pornography Sinkhole (Part 2 of Wendell’s Story)

Once again we thank Wendell and his wife for sharing their story with us.    In this post, Wendell describes how the Lord raised him out of the pit of addiction to porn.  (See Pt 1 Wendell’s Story)  Porn, as we have discussed in other articles, is often an element in the abuser’s life.  In this …

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Signs Your Husband May Be Addicted to Pornography – By Wendell

Many thanks to Wendell and to his wife for being willing to share the following story with us and for offering their help.   Deborah’s excellent post on her experiences of abuse struck a chord with me, not because I have been abused by my wife (I haven’t) but because I saw many signs of pornography …

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