A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Barbara Roberts

Why did Moses put a veil on his face? (and how Pharisees misinterpret it)

Exodus 34:29-35  When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand as he came down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God. Aaron and all the people of Israel saw Moses, and behold, …

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God has great wrath for leaders who enable evil doers

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed speedily, the heart of the children of man is fully set to do evil. (Ecclesiastes 8:11) Justice. Crying out against injustice. This is what this blog is all about. The primary injustice is the abuse that the abusive spouse does to the target spouse. The …

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Barbara Roberts being interviewed by Dr George Simon

NOTE: New date for interview This is a reminder that tomorrow on Sunday 28th September George Simon’s Character Matters broadcast will feature an interview with Barbara Roberts, one of the co-leaders of A Cry For Justice. You can listen to the interview live, or download the show later. Time of the broadcast: Sunday 28 Sept 7pm …

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Dr George Simon on the Ray Rice affair

Dr George K Simon Jnr reflected on the Ray Rice affair a few days ago. Simon is a clinical psychologist whose work we often recommend on this blog,  His audio broadcast where he shares his thoughts on the Ray Rice affair can be found here.*  He says that the Ray Rice affair illustrates how society no longer values …

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I just hate feeling like I am back at square one when some of these triggers come

A survivor friend wrote to me recently: Today I got a card from one of my ex’s relatives and she wrote inside it, “Jesus died on the cross for ___ and He loves him too!!” It really triggered me. She left a voice mail on my machine two days ago that said, “I am sorry I have …

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Why Jonathan believed David, despite lack of proof that David was in imminent danger

Valerie’s post yesterday stimulated me to have a deeper look at why Jonathan was such a strong supporter of David when David was in danger from Saul. I’m publishing what I found today (and breaking our norm of ‘No posts on Tuesday’) because it flows directly from yesterday’s post which highlighted how Jonathan fully believed David’s claim that …

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