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Thursday Thought — Is the Abuser Jekyll or Hyde

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit.  A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. …

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Abuser begins with A

1)  Acting the charming philanthropist (Dr Jekyll) in public  (The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) 2)  Affective deception (feigned emotions) 3)  Attitude of entitlement 4)  Arrogance (Ahab) 5)  Always About the Abuser 6)  Accusation and Arraignment of victim (blame shifting) 7)  Aggression (covert and overt) 8)  Apathetic about his need for repentance …

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Abusive Tactics: The Kiss of Judas

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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Believing and Responding to Victims (advice for pastors, Part 2, by Ps Jeff Crippen)

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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How easy IS it to spot an abuser, when he is both Jekyll and Hyde?

A while ago, we wrote a post called How To Spot An Abuser Who Claims To Be The Victim That post included the statement that “It really is not that difficult to recognize an abuser.  Their mentality of power, control, entitlement and justification always betrays itself in their speech and you can hear it if …

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Abusers in Church – Why churches are abuser-friendly environments

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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