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

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Does 1 Peter condone Domestic Violence? – by George Athas

Originally posted on With Meagre Powers:
In his first letter, the Apostle Peter directs the following words to wives: In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the word, they may be won over without a word by the way their wives live, having observed your pure…

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Church discipline…abuse…divorce.

I have reworked my post Church discipline and church permission for divorce – how my mind has changed to make it easier to read. I published that post in 2013. I think (hope) my writing skills have improved since then. The re-worked version puts the key points at the top of the post, making it …

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FAQ Highlight — What about sexual abuse in marriage?

The topic of sexual abuse is very hard for victims to raise when speaking to counselors or supportive friends. It’s hard to bring up, but once it has been raised, it’s easier to talk about. Domestic abuse researchers have found that victims are often glad when a counselor or support person brings up the subject of sexual …

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Thursday Thought — Resource Highlight: Domestic Abuse Training for (busy) Pastors

We want to draw attention to a training resource for pastors and church leaders:  Domestic Abuse Training for (busy) Pastors: An outline for self-directed learners. This resource was created by Barbara Roberts and can be found on our Resources page under the subheading Training Materials. This PDF is an excellent introduction to a biblical response to domestic …

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Ooops, Barb just published a post that wasn’t completed

I just published a post that should have been saved to drafts. I’ve just unpublished it. My apologies. Stay tuned. It still needs some polishing.

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