A Cry For Justice

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

Monthly Archives: August, 2018

How many problems can you find in CBMW’s “Statement on Abuse”?

Chris Moles and I both have concerns about the Statement On Abuse which the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood published in 2018. But I see more problems in CBMW’s statement than the ones Chris Moles noticed. This post is the penultimate in my series about Chris Moles. I know that some readers are wanting the series to …

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15. Chris Moles endorses Peacemakers Ministry, which has no policy on domestic abuse.

Another indicator that Chris Moles cannot rightly divide the word of truth is that he highly commended Peacemakers Ministry. When talking to Calvary Baptist Church about domestic abuse, he spent more than ten minutes praising and teaching from the Peacemakers ‘Slippery Slope’ diagram. (L 26:45–37:47)* Here is the diagram:  The Slippery Slope diagram from Peacemakers …

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Protecting women from abuse. Has Exodus 21:10 been mistranslated in most English versions of the Bible?

The Old Testament sets down laws and precepts which were meant to protect women from abuse and mistreatment by powerful and callous men. One of those laws can be found in Exodus 21:7-11 which is about the rights of Hebrew girls or young women who were sold into indentured service by their fathers. Most English …

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14. Weird jokes, love of money, self-marketing — red flags that Chris Moles is a charlatan.

Have you acted the buffoon at one time or another? I have. But how many domestic abuse professionals act the buffoon at batterer intervention conferences? … let alone be such drongos as to put those moments up on Twitter? Chris Moles often “cracks jokes” against himself. But there’s something deeply unsettling about his so-called jokes. And he …

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13. Do Abusers Change? — Chris Moles answers that question with a mixture of truth and foolishness.

Chris Moles is well aware that most abusive men do not apply themselves to the hard work of reforming their characters. He claims that he’s seen a few abusers reform. I personally think Chris is spiritually blind and isn’t able to discern reformation from the ‘smoke and mirrors’ of pseudo-reformation. When reading Chris’s book, you …

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If you don’t have a safe church to go to

Many Christians have no local church to attend where they feel safe and are being fed. For those who are in that position, we encourage you to listen to sermons and services online. Churches, live-feed church services, and archived sermons that we recommend Ps Sam Powell, First Reformed Church Yuba City, California  You can listen to …

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