A Cry For Justice

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

How does church discipline apply in cases of domestic abuse?

Many victims of abuse are being disciplined/excommunicated by their churches for separating from the abuser or divorcing the abuser. So we’re putting this page from the Wartburg Watch first on this list:  How to resign from a church whether or not you are under church discipline

What is the basis for saying Christians must obey church elders?

Our False Notions about Church Discipline Enable the Abuser’s Secrecy  

How Abusers Use (Mis-use) Matthew 18 to Escape Church Discipline

Does 1 Corinthians 5:11 apply only if there is common knowledge of the person’s sin? (Part 1)    Part 2

An Abuser is Called a “Reviler” in Scripture, And the Reviler is no Christian

Are all sins equally bad? Are all transgressions of the law equally heinous?

Church Discipline and Church Permission for Divorce — How my Mind has Changed

Pastoral Care Has its Limits and Must Allow for the Priesthood of the Believer

The Spiritual and Christlike Discipline of Rejecting Wicked People

Church Non-Membership is no Excuse for Not Disciplining an Abuser

The Apostle John Provides us a Model of How to Address an Abuser in Church

A True Church Steps Away from Korah (the abuser), No Matter Who He is!

How the church misapplies discipline onto the victim:

God’s Rules of Evidence are Often Misapplied, to the Harm of Abuse Victims

When the Wheels of Church Justice Move Like a Snail, it is a Sign of Injustice

When Matthew 18 Breaks Down — by Persistent Widow, one of our readers

Church Leaders Charge Victims with Sin for Leaving the Abuser

One of the Worst Letters We Have Seen From a Pastor to an Abuse Victim

What does Scripture Really Say?  — ACFJ Resource page

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