Another indicator that Chris Moles cannot rightly divide the word of truth is that he highly commended Peacemakers Ministry. When talking to Calvary Baptist Church about domestic abuse, he spent more than ten minutes praising and teaching from the Peacemakers 'Slippery Slope' diagram. (L 26:45–37:47)* Here is the diagram: The Slippery Slope diagram from Peacemakers… Continue reading 15. Chris Moles endorses Peacemakers Ministry, which has no policy on domestic abuse.
PCA Church Receives Rebuke from Therapist/Life Coach: Get Educated! Part 7 of Persistent Widow’s story
Leaving the problems behind After receiving the church’s final decision letter in the previous post (part 6), although I shouldn't have been, I was stunned. I had still held out hope that the church would reconsider how poorly they had handled this situation, and would uphold discipline. It was now apparent to the child that was… Continue reading PCA Church Receives Rebuke from Therapist/Life Coach: Get Educated! Part 7 of Persistent Widow’s story
I Wish I Knew This About Peacemakers Before I Went: Part 5 of Persistent Widow’s story
As I shared in Part 1 of this series, I had lived with an abusive and adulterous husband for years, and the ambiguous direction of the church “process” coupled with the safety risk due to my husband’s increasing anger, left me in a disoriented state. In Part 2 of this series I relayed my personal experience of what… Continue reading I Wish I Knew This About Peacemakers Before I Went: Part 5 of Persistent Widow’s story
The Nightmare of Peacemakers Mediation for Domestic Abuse: Part 2 of Persistent Widow’s story
The Church Gets Involved Trigger warning: under pastor's orders, a victim suffers horrendous abuse in professional 'c'hristian mediation With the discovery of the other woman, I contacted the pastor a year after our initial discussion, and told him of my new desire to divorce. I felt that my husband had listened to the Word preached for years,… Continue reading The Nightmare of Peacemakers Mediation for Domestic Abuse: Part 2 of Persistent Widow’s story
The Nouthetic Counseling (and Peacemaker’s) version of Psalm 54
[July 11, 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 Lord Upholds My Life To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Maskil of David, when the Ziphites went and told Saul, “Is not David hiding among us?” (1) O God, save me… Continue reading The Nouthetic Counseling (and Peacemaker’s) version of Psalm 54
Book Review: The Peacemaker — Peace at Any Cost?
The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande is no friend of abuse victims and has real potential to increase their suffering greatly. This book has been in use for some years now (1991) and we have had reports of it creating havoc in abuse settings. Sande makes a very common… Continue reading Book Review: The Peacemaker — Peace at Any Cost?