A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Barbara Roberts

Don Hennessy speaks to Emma Murphy in an Irish documentary about Domestic Abuse

Don Hennessy appears in this Irish documentary which follows 26-year-old Emma Murphy as she tries to use her experience of domestic violence to make a difference. Filmed over two years, Emma undertakes a journey to increase awareness about domestic violence, and encourage other young women to speak out. At 29:16 in the doco, Emma talks …

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God’s Spirit and his fruit – holy hypocrites have not once known nor yet tasted how sweet they are

This is Paul’s order: that good works grow out of the Spirit, the Spirit comes by faith, and faith comes by hearing the word of God, when the glad tidings and promises that God has made to us in Christ are preached truly, and received in the ground of the heart. Of this – God’s …

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Volunteer wanted who knows how to use Mail Chimp

If you know how to use Mail Chimp to get rid of dormant accounts, improve delivery so emails don’t go into spam, energize dormant users, etc., a friend of this blog is looking for a volunteer to help her with that. I won’t say who it is, to protect her from sharks, but she is someone …

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Jesus in his love for us, laid himself on the altar.

I am learning Who Jesus is on a personal Christian – not ‘c’hristian – basis. I am still missing the heart connection, trying to get past the non-stop force-feeding details of His suffering for my sake, so I better be grateful!! The sugary-sweet imagery of Easy Believism. Oh, yes. And He loves me and is …

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True vision and true blindness. Do you know Jesus?

Jesus healed a man who had been blind from birth. Some of the man’s neighbours—people who had known him as a blind person for all his life—were doubting and suspicious. In their unbelief they brought the man to the religious leaders (Pharisees) for assessment and verification of the ‘right way’ to interpret this strange event. …

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The Matthew Bible is the first complete English Bible, and Ruth M Davis is gently it updating for modern readers

What is the Matthew Bible? Few Christians these days have heard of the Matthew Bible. It was the first whole Bible printed in English. It came out about 70 years before the King James Version. The 1537 Matthew Bible was the work of three men: William Tyndale, Myles Coverdale and John Rogers. All three men …

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