A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Jeff Crippen

King Herod Wanted to “Worship” Jesus — Look Out for the Abuser’s Tricks

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” When Herod the king …

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The Latest ACFJ Book Has Been Published — Unholy Charade: Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

. Unholy Charade is the game most all of us here in the ACFJ community are all too familiar with, the evil game the abuser plays as he wears the wool of a sheep.  Our newest book, written by Jeff Crippen with Rebecca Davis, is called Unholy Charade: Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church.* It …

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Abusers ALWAYS Work to Make Us Look Bad

Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said: “Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind? Should he argue in unprofitable talk, or in words with which he can do no good? But you are doing away with the fear of God and hindering meditation before God. For …

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If you Are a Christian, then You Practice Hatred. Really!

The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate. (Proverbs 8:13) Oh you who love the LORD, hate evil! (Psalm 97:10) Oh that you would slay the wicked, O God! O men of blood, depart from me! They speak against you with …

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Christians Have No Excuse for Not Knowing Abusers Lurk Among us in the Church

For wicked men are found among my people; they lurk like fowlers lying in wait. They set a trap; they catch men. Like a cage full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; therefore they have become great and rich; they have grown fat and sleek. They know no bounds in deeds of evil; …

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A Theory: Many Abuser Allies are Not Duped, but are Abusers Themselves as Well

It is true that the Lord rewards His people and that when we suffer for the name of Christ, the Lord sees it and will reward those who persevere through it to the end. Every true Christian experiences some degree of suffering. Jesus said that the world hated Him and therefore it hates His people. …

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