A Cry For Justice

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

Daily Archives: June 19th, 2012

One Day At A Time – poem by a survivor

This poem was sent to us by “Emma” One Day At A Time: This too shall pass, I always say. I’ve said it now for years. When I was too ‘weak’ to carry on, I’d pray this through my tears. Sweet Jesus, help me carry on! How long?  I’d ask… how long? And Jesus whispered …

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Is emotional abuse classed as “Domestic Violence”?

“I’ve only been emotionally abused, would my local Domestic Violence Service help me? All their literature talks about violence, and I’ve never suffered violence! I’m not sure they would be interested in helping people like me.” This is an extremely common thought in victims’ minds, and it prevents victims from seeking help from the services …

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Dealing with domestic abuse (advice for pastors, Part 1, by Ps Jeff Crippen)

The abusive mentality is that of a profound sense of entitlement to power and control over others, and of a conscienceless justification for utilizing tactics to gain and maintain that power and control.  Pastors, in the course of their ministries, will certainly come up against such abusers because a common, if not innate, quality of …

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