A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Jeff Crippen

Compassion Requires Anger – If You Aren’t Angry then You Aren’t Compassionate

Ok, it is time to shut down these wrong-headed and damaging notions: 1. A Christian must never be angry at another person 2. Compassion is calm, huggy, weepy, kind – milktoast. Bleh!  Compassion. Let’s look at the word- com + passion = feeling the feelings (passions) of another person WITH (com) that person Yes, compassion …

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Some things that are True About Every Christian, and Not True About an Abuser

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in …

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False Vows do not a Covenant Make – by Pastor Dietrich Wichmann

Pastor Dietrich Wichmann contacted us after discovering ACFJ and we invited him to write a guest post on this subject of vows and covenant. Many thanks, Pastor Wichmann. He provided us with these biographical details: I am an ordained minister of the Church of England in South Africa, currently serving two congregations in the province …

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A Cry for Justice (Book) only available at the moment on Kindle

I (JeffC) have been receiving questions from some of you who have tried to order our book, A Cry for Justice: How the Evil of Domestic Abuse Hides in Your Church, but have been informed by Amazon that it is on backorder. Some of you have been waiting for several weeks. I went to the …

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Love Does Not Act Unbecomingly — But Abusers Do

Love is not rude  (1 Cor 13:5a ESV) Love doth not behave itself unseemly (1 Cor 13:5a KJV) Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed. (Romans 13:7 ) Let me …

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Don’t be Duped by the Nice One

Mat 21:28-31 “What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’ And he answered, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he changed his mind and went. And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, …

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