A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Barbara Roberts

Breaking news: Doug Phillips’ victim files lawsuit against Phillips and Vision Forum.

Lourdes Torres, Alleged Victim in the Doug Phillips (Vision Forum) Sex Abuse Scandals Files Lawsuit This has just been published at Spiritual Sounding Board, Julie Anne Smith’s blog. It will be of interest to any readers who: are victims of spiritual and/or sexual abuse — it will encourage you to see how a victim has had the …

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A fundamental misdiagnosis of the abuser’s problem? — an example from Dallas Theological Seminary

Spousal Abuse: A Christian Response to Abusive Relationships is a video podcast made by Dallas Theological Seminary. Readers may remember that John Dyer gave us the link to this video when he was responding to our Review of “Sexual Issues” – A Really Bad Book for Pastoral Training. The video is part one of a two-part series which is meant …

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Total Depravity Of . . . The Saints?

the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing. (James 1:25 ESV) When victims of domestic abuse disclose to a pastor that their mate is abusive, some pastors respond like this: “Total depravity …

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By ignoring domestic abuse, Christians can stigmatize victims— an example from Dallas Theological Seminary

Raising Children in a Sex-Saturated Society, Part 1 is a video made by Dallas Theological Seminary. It is from their weekly Table Podcast program which “treats key topics related to God, religion, Christianity, and Culture.” It is a public education program that DTS produces for any Christians, not just for DTS seminary students. As a …

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Update to Deborah’s post on Richard Gardner and Parental Alienation Syndrome

I have added a very important video to Deborah’s post The Truth Behind Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS). The video is titled Child Custody Justice. Go to Deborah’s post that I’ve linked above, and you’ll find the video and a quote from the video at the bottom of the post. We hope this video gets shared widely as …

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WANTED — Fantasy Wife

I am a deeply flawed man looking for the ideal woman to fix my life. She must be willing to give all of her energy, time, and talent to meeting my needs. She will be my rescuer, savior, and strength. This position is only for a very unique woman . . . is it you? …

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