A Cry For Justice

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

Blog Update

We want to make you aware of recent changes and additions to our Resources and the website. Take a look when you have a moment.  While we strive to keep information and links current and in working order, you may come across a broken link or an error message.  If so, please let us know by contacting TWBTC (the woman behind the curtain) at twbtc.acfj@gmail.com

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Cell Phone & Location Safety Strategies
Cell Phone Location, Privacy and Intimate Partner Violence
Cell Phone:  Location Tracking and Sharing

These three PDFs provide excellent information about how smartphones can be used by abusers to stalk their victims.  These PDFs are found on the Safety Planning page.

Christian Domestic Discipline (Wife Spanking): A Personal Story, and a Closer Look at Patterns Connected with this Abusive Practice.

by Julie Anne at spiritualsoundingboard.com.  This link is on our Spiritual Abuse and Understanding Domestic Abuse pages.

G.R.A.C.E. (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment)

A website whose mission is to empower the Christian community through education and training to recognize and respond to the sin of child abuse.  Links found on our Sexual Abuse and Children of Domestic Violence pages.

Honouring Resistance: How Women Resist Abuse in Intimate Relationships

This 34-page PDF explains that every person resists abuse and that abusers choose their behavior.  This link is located on the following Resource pages: Family and Friends, Training Materials, Supporters of Victims of Domestic Abuse, Understanding domestic abuse, and Deciding to stay or Leave.

Inside A Domestic Violence Shelter (VIDEO)

Once a victim of domestic violence decides to leave her abuser, she might turn to a domestic violence shelter to help her.  What are these shelters like?  What can she expect when she arrives?  This video takes you on a tour of the inside of one such shelter.  This link is found on the Safety Planning page.

Relationship Problems and Money:  Women talk about financial abuse

by WIRE Women’s information.  This long report comes from Victoria, Australia, so some of the details may not be pertinent to all areas and jurisdictions.  But overall, experiences of financial abuse are probably similar no matter where you may come from.  Sections 3 and 4 of the report are of most use to survivors of abuse, as these sections have lots of anecdotes from women who have experienced financial abuse from their husbands/partners.

SmartSafe

This is an Australian site.  Resources include how-to videos on smartphone safety. This link is on our Social Networking and Cyber Safety and Safety Planning pages.

Testimony Page

We have added the testimony of Soldier Girl to this page.

 

WEBSITE ADDITIONS

Blogroll

Give Her Wings (Megan C is the Communications Director)

My Sisters, Inc. Serving Incarcerated Survivors Through Education Recovery and Support

Light’s House and Light’s Blog

It has been brought to our attention that there exists credible allegations of misrepresentation by the owner(s) of these sites.  For duty of care for our readers we have removed these links from our website.

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1 Comment

  1. Thank you TWBTC for this update. You are so careful and faithful in paying attention to all this detail, and keeping the blog well organized.

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