A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Jeff Crippen

A Typical Characteristic of an Abuser – He Never Stops Trying

Now the chief priests and the whole Council were seeking false testimony against Jesus that they might put him to death, but they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. At last two came forward…(Matthew 26:59-60) It is not surprising that abusers are accusers. They are, after all, of their father the devil who is …

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Sin Destroys Relationships – And Sometimes the Destruction is Total

Then Joshua said to Achan, “My son, give glory to the LORD God of Israel and give praise to him. And tell me now what you have done; do not hide it from me.” And Achan answered Joshua, “Truly I have sinned against the LORD God of Israel, and this is what I did…(Joshua 7:19-20) …

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“Reconciliation” With an Abuser is the Twilight Zone

We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous. (1 John 3:12) There are two brief times every 24 hours when darkness and light attempt to co-exist. Dawn and twilight. (Hey, pretty …

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Anger is Not the Abuser’s Issue – He Didn’t “Just Snap”

The New York Daily News reported this story yesterday, June 17, 2015: A New Jersey cop furious over child custody issues ran his ex-wife off the road, then gunned her down in front his young daughter and fellow officers Tuesday morning, authorities said. . . “It looks like he just snapped,” witness Linda Jones, a neighbor …

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Which One is Worse? The Adulterer or the Abuser? Thoughts on Divorce for Abuse

For it is written in the Law of Moses, “You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain.” Is it for oxen that God is concerned1 Corinthians 9:9 He said to them, “Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, and those who were with him: how he entered …

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The Fear of Abandonment is not Just a Childhood Fear

John 14:18 “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. Hebrews 13:5-6 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and …

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