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

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Our Fourth Anniversary of Helping Victims of Domestic Abuse

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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“Don’t be a victim!” — a victim-blaming message that needs to be stopped

  I went to an event designed to help local police and the community to get to know each other. There were tons of officers in uniform, detectives in slacks and sports coats, ADAs in suits, politicians in nicer suits, and Crime Watch Volunteers in pastel jogging suits. They had cookies and coffee. There were brochures on …

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She told her story of domestic violence in a Christian marriage and this is the response she got

“I’ve probably got through a 10th of the emails I’ve received. I’m triaging them” Reblogged from The Bible Society of Australia, with the author’s permission. Original post here. Thursday 12 March 2015 Last week, Isabella Young (not her real name) wrote a highly personal account of domestic abuse within her now ended Christian marriage for the …

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Soulation —another blog that tells how John Piper’s theology allows domestic violence

Hey everyone!  We have allies in blog land! Check out this post by Savvy Wolfson at Soulation; Internet Archive link]. How John Piper’s theology allows domestic violence

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Making complaint . . . and getting the brush-off

Someone recently implied (in an email to us) that we ought to be more circumspect and less hasty to judge a Christian organization simply because one of their lower level staff members did not respond to our concerns in a way we thought was fully adequate. For example, in the thread from our Review of …

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Educating pastors: A volunteer who will distribute Jeff Crippen’s Open Letter to Pastors

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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