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Stop judging divorced people. Just stop it.

Another guest post by Juliette: For me and my precious many friends going through the very same thing right now: (A Rant About Divorce, Feel Free To Ignore) We might get all kinds of blame and accusation for laying down the fight, walking away….and being done with getting beat down. To divorce feels like receiving …

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Good men: please denounce the Permanence View of Marriage that denies any reason for divorce.

The Permanence View (PV) of marriage is the view that divorce is not allowed for any reason whatsoever and that no matter what happens in a marriage, marriage vows are a commitment for as long as you both shall live. We have critiqued this notion often on this blog, because we believe it is deeply unbiblical …

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Woe to you, celebrity pastors, big-name theologians and wanna be’s

A retelling of Luke 11:37-52. While Jesus was speaking, a celebrity pastor asked him to dine with him, so he went in and reclined at table. The pastor was astonished to find out that Jesus did not have any letters after his name, had not been to seminary, and did not blog, or use twitter, or have a multi-channel website, …

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A True Story of Redemption from the Pit of Abuse

This is the story of one of our newer readers at ACFJ. She graciously gave us permission to publish it as a means of encouraging and helping others dealing with abuse, including the abuse at the hands of their church. Many blessings in Christ upon her and her family! This is her story. As you …

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My pastor’s such a nice guy. But he refuses to do anything about my situation.

My pastor continues to utter nonsense from his mouth. This is what he said recently: “When you run away from difficult a marriage you are running away from that which will make you like Christ. To please God you need to be like Christ.” He mentioned “difficult marriage” along with other things like difficult people, difficult …

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Marriage, Divorce, and an Ox in a Well

Luk 14:1-6 One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching him carefully. (2) And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy. (3) And Jesus responded to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?” …

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