A Cry For Justice

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

Daily Archives: June 23rd, 2012

Warning to pastors: you could face court for not dealing with domestic abuse properly.

At last, a Catholic priest has been found guilty of “child endangerment” for turning a blind eye to all the pedophile priests under his watch and moving them from parish to parish where they could prey on new victims. But why is this relevant to the issue of domestic abuse in the evangelical church? I …

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Is there something in the victim that the perpetrator latches on to? And do women ‘attract’ abusers?

Some people think there is something in the victim that the perpetrator latches on to, otherwise he wouldn’t have someone to abuse. Is this true? Another, perhaps more hurtful way of putting this idea is that victims need to work on why they attract that sort of dynamic. Women often feel great shame because they believe …

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