A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Barbara Roberts

Hadassah’s Legacy – Truth, Courage, Compassion, Justice & Intimate Partner Abuse

Hadassah’s Legacy seeks to follow the example of Queen Esther in speaking the truth with courage and compassion, to forward justice for the abused. It is a blog written by someone who regularly comments at A Cry For Justice. The lady who writes this blog says: Hadassah’s Legacy is an avenue to add my voice …

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God is light and Jesus is the light of the world. A meditation, and some questions.

The people who sat in darkness saw great light, and to those who sat in the region and shadow of death, light has begun to shine.  (Matt 4:16)     The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a …

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Was Paul an abuser before he was converted?

Prior to his conversion, Paul was on a religious crusade to crush the idea that this dead guy Jesus was the Messiah. Paul thought that idea was blasphemous to God, so he was trying to stop it spreading. He was wanting to protect the people of God from being sucked into that error. He fervently persecuted Christians, …

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“Reaching Out” is my new assistant at A Cry For Justice

I’m happy to announce that I have a new assistant. She is using the name “Reaching Out”. Reaching Out is a survivor of multiple forms of abuse, from multiple abusers, and in multiple environments. She is passionate about assisting in advocacy for the abused, working behind the scenes for her safety and protection. Reaching Out …

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Response to my detractors and apology to ACFJ followers I’ve hurt

Transcript of video I want to thank all the people who have encouraged me and given me fair criticism over the last few weeks. I have really appreciated your emails, phone calls, messages and comments.¹  In the last few months I’ve been helping several victims of abuse get safe from serious abuse. And at the …

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What is Abuse & What is the Christian Response? — by Latina Leaders Leaving Legacy

Is there someone in your life who belittles you or who makes you feel like you can never do anything right? Is this abusive? Is someone in your life being aggressive with you? Is this abusive? To understand the signs that there is an abusive person in your life and how should you react as …

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