A Cry For Justice

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

Author Archive: Barbara Roberts

Billy Graham, John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul are some of the “Untouchables” in the visible church

  One reason why the visible church is such an abuser-friendly environment is that the visible church has many people in it who are not born again. People who have not been saved. People who do not know Jesus. Some of those people who are not born again think they are Christians and are doing their …

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Is marriage a gospel ordinance? Does Ephesians 5 relate to unequally yoked marriages?

Many people talk about marriage as if it is a gospel ordinance and they use Ephesians 5 to back up that idea. But marriage happens in many frameworks all across humanity. Even Satanists have marriage ceremonies! People who claim that marriage is a gospel ordinance fail to notice how Paul applies Ephesians 5 solely and …

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Only the judgement morning will reveal who the converts really are

George Whitefield was an evangelist in the eighteenth century. He was converted in his early adulthood and then he became an ordained Anglican minister. Whitefield held to the 5 Solas of the Reformation: Sola Scriptura (“Scripture alone”): The Bible alone is our highest authority. Sola Fide (“faith alone”): We are saved through faith alone in Jesus Christ. Sola Gratia (“grace …

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Female healthcare workers experience domestic abuse at higher rates than the general female population

Nearly half of female healthcare workers have experienced domestic abuse, Australian study finds A landmark investigation into female healthcare staff in Australia has found nearly half have experienced domestic violence, including one in 10 who had been abused by their partner in the past year alone. The study, published in the BMC Women’s Health journal, …

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Jesus brought a gospel of peace, and the gospel brings division

Jesus told us that He came to bring division. Do you suppose that I have come to send peace on the earth? I tell you no, but rather division. For from henceforth there will be five in one house, divided three against two, and two against three.” — Luke 12:51-52  New Matthew Bible (NMB) The expository …

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Resist the tide: don’t assume that facebook is the best way to follow issues that interest you

If you think that following A Cry For Justice on facebook is the best way to keep in touch with what we do, please read on… Cryingoutforjustice.com is where we post articles which we think are most helpful in addressing domestic abuse in the church. The articles we post at cryingoutforjustice.com are also posted at our …

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