A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Jeff Crippen

How a Sociopath took Control of a Church and Drove the Righteous Away – A Personal Encounter With Evil

Oh that there were one among you who would shut the doors, that you might not kindle fire on my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, says the LORD of hosts, and I will not accept an offering from your hand. Malachi 1:10 [The following is a first hand account of an unsuspecting …

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You MADE Me do it! – A Common ploy of the Abuser

Recently a wicked abuser, a police officer nonetheless, murdered his wife in public right in front of their daughter. When we featured that news article on our Facebook page, we received a comment from a certain genre of person who really gives me the creeps. He was one of these “fathers’ rights” types, and his …

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Thoughts on How Seminary Training Can Easily Produce Gnat Strainers and Camel Swallowers

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others. You blind guides, straining out a gnat and swallowing a camel! Matthew 23:23-24 Way back in …

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Highlighting a Good Book — “Tear Down This Wall of Silence”

Dale Ingraham with Rebecca Davis Dale and Faith Ingraham are warriors for justice and righteousness in Christ’s kingdom. They know all too well what it means to be a victim of sexual abuse within the community of the local Christian church. Sharing their own story about how Faith was molested for years by her Baptist pastor …

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When the Church is Corrupted with Wickedness, Oppression of the Weak Always Occurs

Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom! Give ear to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah! “What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the LORD; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts; I do not delight in the …

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The Encouraging Doctrine of God’s Remnant – We Aren’t the Only Ones Left

This is just the first page or two of the sermon I will be giving tomorrow at Christ Reformation Church here in Tillamook, Oregon.  I think you will find these thoughts to be an encouragement, particularly in light of the fact that we see sooooo much counterfeit in professing Christendom today. July 19, 2015 Sermon …

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