A Cry For Justice

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

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Evildoers catch / seize / snatch / ravish. God is more powerful than Satan.

[July 13, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Evildoers lurk to snatch the poor, seizing and ravishing the people they target. Wolves hunt to catch sheep. Let me show you some words and passages from the Bible …

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Blindness exacerbated by group choice and group-leader choice — part 4 of a series on blindness and deception

[June 26, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] The choices a group / group leader makes can bring the group into even more blindness. This is Part 4 of a series addressing the questions: Are abusers spiritually …

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The righteous and the wicked have very different goals

The desire of the righteous is only good, But the expectation of the wicked is wrath. Proverbs 11:23 (NKJ) The righteous want peace, mutual respect, and safety. The wicked covertly stir things up by manipulating other people to become enraged at each other. Having sowed the seeds of the conflict, the wicked one walks away …

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The Depths of Wisdom — sermon by Ps Sam Powell

The Depths of Wisdom Judges 7; Romans 11:33-12:1 (NKJV) Ps Sam Powell Judges 7 Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him rose early and encamped beside the well of Harod, so that the camp of the Midianites was on the north side of them by the hill of Moreh …

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We must be done with Harlequin or Mills & Boon romance notions of love

UPDATE  Sept 2021:  Barbara Roberts has 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 …

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When Men as Leaders Forfeit Their Right to Lead

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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